Print Production Scheduler


Job summary

Harrison Scott Associates
£Highly Competitive Salary
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Print Production Scheduler to join a leading provider of print solutions. The purpose of the role is to identify capacity, plan, estimate and schedule all work in production. You will monitor performance of each shift and look to create capacity and plan work in using experience to estimate time and utilise all available resources. You will liaise between all operational dept. and communicate back to account management teams the scheduled status.

A flawless delivery of service is highly important this client, which is why they have built a bespoke in-house Management Information System tailored to their every need. Your role will be to optimise the efficiency of this system to prepare and maintain processing schedules.


Key Responsibilities will include the following:


• Liaise with production regarding scheduling conflicts or issues.

• Demonstrate continuous effort to improve production processes, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality.

• Coordinate with Client Services on Inbound work.

• Maximise efficiency by the schedule in production ensuring expectations are achieved.

• Coordinate the demand forecast of all customers and share the forecast with all internal and external suppliers.

• Resource planning in collaboration with suppliers, including current stock inventory and forecast demand.

• Respond in real time to disruptions


The ideal candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following competencies:


Communication - able to get message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.

Influencing and persuading - able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.

Managing relationships and team working - able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.

Resilience - manages personal effectiveness by dealing with emotions in the face of pressure or setbacks. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.

Flexibility - adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue; adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change; and to change or easily accept changes.

Analytical thinking - Able to simplify complex problems, processes or projects into component parts. Able to identify causal relationships, and construct frameworks, for problem-solving and/or development.

Decision making - ready and able to take initiative, originate action and be responsible for the consequences of the decisions 

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