Future Recruitment Ltd

Production Scheduler / Administrator - POS / Large Format

North West England
£Open depending on experience
01 Jun 2018
01 Jul 2018
Clare Devlin
Full Time
Contract Type

£Open depending on experience + Death in Service + Healthcare + Pension + other benefits TBC

Our client is one of the UK's leading supplier and manufacturer of point of sale materials and they are currently seeking an experienced Production Scheduler / Administrator to join its team.

The key function of the role is to manage stock levels on manufactured goods and processing of all bespoke manufactured goods. Provide analytical support on products and customer to Estimating. Pricing of products and to action customer requests in line with margin targets and within timescales to ensure the brand proposition is maintained.

Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure manufactured stock levels are monitored and maintained
  • Regular monitoring of top and bottom performing lines and updating buffer and run levels
  • Negotiation of material costs, and ensuring it is purchased in the most cost effective method
  • Cost review and trend analysis on manufactured goods
  • Costing and pricing of products in line with customer requirements
  • Maximisation of margin against agreed levels for all lines
  • Good understanding of margin mix across SKU profile to achieve optimal balance between sales revenue and margin protection
  • Strong understanding of all operational processes and their impact on cost of manufacturing
  • Excellent understanding of materials and packaging costs
  • Supporting Production Manager by processing WOP's and monitoring stock
  • Achieving the optimal balance between product quality and customer requirement
  • Broad knowledge of the key competitors, specifically pricing and quality of their products
  • Minimising response time to customer requests and prioritising key customers where appropriate
  • Ensure strong communication with Finance Team, Procurement Team, Sales Team, Warehouse, Production Team

Key Measures of Success
  • Maximising margin on all quotations
  • Constantly evaluating product selling prices are being maximised whilst being competitive in that particular market place
  • Evaluating sell through and trends of our full product range
  • Meet agreed conversion targets set by the Estimating Manager
  • Negotiate fixed price periods with suppliers
  • Identify and deliver cost savings
  • Accurately report costings in line with budget and timescales
  • Deliver buying processes within agreed timescales and targets as determined by the business
  • Monitor product quality and performance of suppliers against agreed standards, providing effective and timely feedback
  • Maintain all data and information on appropriate systems and documentation, accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Adaptable to change
  • Communication Decision Making
  • Resource Management
  • Pro Active Teamwork

Enablers to the Role (Skills, Knowledge, Experience)
  • Good working knowledge of POS Display Industry
  • Experience of supply chain management
  • Excellent & Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good IT skills
  • Display strong Negotiation skills

Ref: SC2591

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