Production Scheduler - Airbus - Stevenage - Wizbii

Production Scheduler

  • By Airbus
  • Stevenage (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Production Scheduler

Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Due to internal transitioning, we are currently looking for a Production Scheduler to join Airbus Defence & Space in Stevenage.

As A Production Scheduler you will be working within the Assembly, Integration & Test (AIT) group.

You will support the team with the collation and processing of data for schedule updates (into and out of AIT).

You will assist with creating production schedules for every project undertaken in AIT facilities, and illustrating the status and risks of those activities, as well as the resource constraints.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

1) Input into and maintain Production Schedules, with the assistance of the Production Control Manager
2) Maintain the ‘live' status of products in the AIT production flows with assistance of area team leaders and area managers
3) Contribute to the data collection and assist with the weekly capacity reviews
4) Optimise the factory resources
5) Ensure that bottleneck resources and capacity constraints are recognised and addressed.
6) Continually monitoring the planning database to insure reliable and realistic information is used for developing schedules.
7) Carry out schedule analysis to maximise future workload with external divisions and the AIT Business Manager
8) Issue documentation in accordance with the weekly reporting cycle (e.g. work to lists).
9) Assist with the monitoring of drawing release activity and adherence to production schedules
10) Continuous self development of the production scheduling tool and AIT processes, whilst networking with personnel throughout the AIT and Stevenage organisations

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

Must show knowledge of good logical planning characteristics and have an understanding of Gantt charts and their application.

Degree educated. The candidate will need to have a good level of education in Math's, English & Science

Advanced experience in Manufacturing scheduling.
Able to work in high pressure environments
Able to prioritise workload effectively
Experience of using scheduling tools such as Primavera and/or Microsoft Project
Experience of operating an MRPI, MRPII, ERP or ideally SAP within a manufacturing environment
Strong interpersonal skills, confident to communicate and able to assert influence in multifunctional environment.
They will need to be flexible, adaptable, able to apply a logical approach to problems and have an ‘eye for detail'.
Manufacturing systems degree or other relevant qualification.
Able to read and understand Bill of Materials (BoM's)

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About Airbus

Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).

Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).

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