Planner/ Scheduler

Planner/ Scheduler

Job Title: Planner/ Scheduler
Salary: £28,000- £30,000 per annum
Location: Gosport, Hampshire

An opportunity is now available to join one of the world’s largest, independent providers of aerospace services. My client is looking to hire a Planner/ Scheduler to be based at their site in Gosport, Hampshire. This is a permanent position working 37 hours per week on average.
Established more than 100 years ago, they employ approximately 6000 people worldwide and have a customer base which includes regional airlines, commercial transportation providers, corporate flight departments, private operators, government agencies and defence departments. Their services include engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications.
Reporting to the Supply Chain and Logistics Manager, the purpose of the role is to oversee and plan cycle 2, kitting and scheduling activities, in order to achieve pre-determined build (cycle 3) dates to support efficient operation and on time delivery of product to customers. The role will be working within the Supply Chain function and you will work with Material Planners locating and directing parts to the appropriate production areas or sub-contract suppliers. You will also liaise with the Customer Service team to receive/ despatch material between the business and Customer/ Suppliers.

Main Responsibilities:

• Act as the key interface between Supply Chain and other departments for each project, liaising with relevant departments to bring project to fruition.
• Schedule and oversee projects from release into Cycle 2, through to successful completion and despatch to customers, including collation of all relevant data from the various departments supporting Operations.
• Liaise with Logistics, Procurement and Kitting to plan and deliver all required material from all relevant areas (Sub-Contract, Repair, Stores supplied, original project material) On Time In Full (OTIF)
• Ensure effective tracking and visibility of all serviceable material appertaining to each project within the business.
• Generate and maintain tracking data, visible so that all organisation stakeholders have access and understanding of project progress.
• Organise and lead meetings, to ensure all issues are known and escalated as relevant, and promote and further understanding of project progress or issues to all stakeholders.
• Comply with all risk assessment and internal procedures.
• Actively contribute to Continuous Improvement within the Supply Chain and wider organisation.
• Ensure that the good housekeeping practice is maintained within area of responsibility.
• Ensure that all communication is clear, concise and that where relevant is escalated through the Line Manager.
• Ensure that recording of data required to maintain KPI’s is carried out correctly and in a timely manner.
• Attend training and on-the-job training in support of your role within the Supply Chain.
• Carry out any further activities in support of the business as required and reasonably requested.
• Adherence to our Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety Management Systems (SMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and all associated Business Manuals.


• Annual Salary of £28,000- £30,000 dependent upon experience
• Bonus Scheme (non contractual) quarterly and annual based on company performance
• 4% contributory pension
• Share bonuses
• 206 hours holiday plus bank holidays
• Life Assurance- 4 x annual salary
• Occupational Sick Pay- increases year on year to maximum of 12 weeks full pay and 12 weeks half pay
• BUPA Private Healthcare
• Onsite canteen
• Onsite parking
• Employee Reward Scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Eye care vouchers
• Cycle to work Scheme

About You:

• Numerate and analytical.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to build effective relationships.
• Able to think strategically, with sound understanding of planning/ scheduling activities
• Good understanding of Excel and other MS Office applications
• Understanding of ERP/MRP systems
• Familiarity with aerospace quality procedures is desired
• Working within a Supply Chain in Aerospace MRO environment
• Planning/ scheduling experience within a production/ repair style environment

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