KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Primary Scope : Provide leadership, management, and development for all aspects of the Site Production Scheduling to achieve optimal allocation of resources, operations and processes for the manufacture of TE’s products / finished goods.
Production schedulers determine and set daily, weekly, and monthly manufacturing schedules
Develop Production Schedules
Ensure timely and effective scheduling using SAP (MM& PP) on a Daily, Weekly and Monthly scale based on Plans provided by Planning team
Validate Schedule with Planning and Production for Quantity, Delivery dates, Equipment and Manpower availability
Conversion of firmed planned orders into process orders
analyze, locate and perform the most economical and enhanced sequence of operations in the production process (addressing bottlenecks or late orders)
Organize material transfers to the production building
Participate in the creation of the production file
Data management for the Process orders
Manage time and effectively force production deadlines when necessary.
Modify Production Schedules
Modify the Production schedules for the Day, Week and Month depending on feedback from the Planning team and Production team
Accommodate the adjustments based on changing conditions within the manufacturing pipeline e.g. Process shift due to Equipment breakdown
Ensure that the SAP is updated with the latest Schedule via Process Orders e.g. Start / Finish date, Target quantity etc.
Strong Cross functional Collaboration with internal and external customer focus
Managing Production Resources
Monitor production process, workflow, and schedules to ensure on-time delivery
Ensure that materials and equipment are pre-arranged for production
Efficiently assign production to minimize company costs and meet delivery deadlines
Resolve production, manpower and material shortage problems quickly in an order of priority
Enhance Internal Processes
The production scheduler identifies opportunities to improve the manufacturing or production process through more effective schedule management
Review production specifications, identify, and report plant capacity constraints
Work with the manager to execute and implement process improvements
Coordinate with production, purchasing, and finance teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters
Prepare Production Reports
Prepare reports outlining production activities and effectiveness. These reports typically compare expected production levels to actual output, identify areas for improvement, and propose changes to internal processes to enhance production efficiency and support effective manufacturing processes.
Monitor and achieve the Target production Schedule Adherence (PSA)% on weekly and Monthly basis
Conduct RCA for the PSA% KPI and identify areas of improvement for Planning and Production
Maintain article data in SAP (MM and PP) and related tools (Excel, Word, etc.)
Identify erroneous data and inform those responsible (Chemists, GPLM-Site, Purchasing, EHS)
EHS & Compliance : Champion EHS and Compliance programs . Ensure EHS global and local standards are maintained. Engage the workforce in the promotion and achievement of EHS standards and practices, safety culture and mindset.
Organization Capability : Develop and maintain an effective plan to achieve a high-performance Operations Performance team, implements policies to ensure adequate acquisition of talents, management development and succession plans.
KEY REQUIREMENTS : Education :
Degree in Sciences B.Sc / MSc / Business Management or related field. Certification / work experience in business statistics, quantitative measurement methodology, an added advantage
6 8 years’ experience in manufacturing, supply chain management or a related field
Preferably from a multi-national organization
Know-how / skills :
Strong knowledge of chemical production / applications and manufacturing
Good knowledge of SAP Scheduling / Planning software
Strong quantitative measurement and analytical skills
Strong communication skills
Strong problem-solving skill
Strong situational leadership skills
KEY COMPETENCIES :
Strong Leader with influencing and convincing skills