Production Scheduler

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Production Controller / £18-22k + bonus / Mid Kent

My client, a global company, a well respected market leader within their field, based in Mid Kent are looking for an organised and numerate Production Controller to join their fast paced team.

The general purpose of this role is to ensure the on-time and to budget delivery of all components required for each project. This will be achieved through the following key duties:

Making purchasing decisions that are cost-effective and within budget, reporting any incidences where this is not possible; you will proactively be looking for price comparisons and monitoring every aspect of the project, taking the initiative to investigate any potential cost saving measures
Proactively managing the project throughout: coordinating dates and deliveries; ensuring that enough time has been allowed and being aware and one step ahead of any changes as the project continues; liaising with other departments to ensure communication is consistent and effective
Proactively monitoring lead time for purchases and ensuring all components for a project are to arrive at the correct time
Submitting reports for all supplier failures/errors and following compensation/complaint process
Proactively check the next day deliveries and collections to identify delays and react accordingly
Work collaboratively with management and the wider team to predict and prevent problems
Building and maintaining great supplier relationships to ensure the best service
Identify, voice and report on cost reduction opportunities
External visits where necessary
Assist with new product development
Contribute to accurate quotation of projects in support of future business
Any other tasks as necessaryThis role would suit a switched on graduate calibre candidate, with some solid experience working within a busy purchasing or production team in a relevant role and top notch organisational skills.

You must have an assertive outlook, able to work effectively in a team, but happy to voice your ideas and offer pro-active solutions without micro-management.

You will have strong project management skills and be able to keep calm under pressure and confidently multi-task.

You will be extremely numerate with a keen eye for detail and the foresight to spot problems before they occur as accuracy is absolutely pivotal to this role!

You will be a passionate self-starter, able to take ownership and be accountable for your own actions.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in plush open plan offices, in a collaborative team environment within a stable business offering a competitive salary and discretionary bonus. This is your chance to join a company at an exciting point of expansion and with a view to a long term career.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and are looking for the next step in your career, please apply online for immediate consideration
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