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Leader - Mass Production Scheduling

Apply now Job no: 492554
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Purchasing

Leader – Mass Production Scheduling

Department:      Supply Chain

Based at:          Gaydon

Reports to:        Senior Manager - Pipeline


Job Purpose:

To lead overall mass production schedule creation & execution across AML & Supply base.

Main Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Liaise with Sales & other related Depts to ensure production plan/PTS reflects customer requirements.
  • Create mass production build schedule.
    • Allocate customer orders into vehicle ‘slots’ in the production schedule – ensure delivery dates are met, supply lead times respected and ensure production constraints are not broken.
    • Manage forecast management in the slots table.
    • Update production volumes in system on a daily basis.
    • Generate TLS and issue out to supply base
    • Manage the sales order amendment process – to ensure changes do not impact on production or existing supplier deliveries.
    • Manage model year run out and run in planning.
    • Liaise with Launch Team for the scheduling of Product Development cars within Mass Production schedule.
  • Ensure successful production schedule completion & control.
  • Lead company-wide production schedule control via Control Centre (daily meetings & as required.
  • Ensure “Build to Sequence” across all area.
  • Manage & own all related production control related data to maintain smooth flow & promote continuous improvement.
  • Utilise actual experience & data of production system to initiate continuous improvement across all related KPI’s.
  • Lead any special improvement activities, as required.
  • Reflect learnings to New Model scheduling to improve new model scheduling through to Job 1.
  • Any other related tasks to maintain or improve production scheduling & execution.

Qualification and Experience

  • Experience in vehicle or production planning, ideally in the automotive industry (production).
  • An awareness of Aston Martin Production System / Lean Manufacturing would be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, together with the ability to work accurately and efficiently, taking resourceful action during periods of considerable pressure.
  • Computer Literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel essential.
  • Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable.

To apply:

Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter to careers@astonmartin.comPlease state your hourly rate and salary expectations.

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