• Permanent
  • Blandford Forum
  • Salary: £28k - 35k per year
  • Job Reference: VAC-23531

Production & Scheduling Assistant, Blandford, £35,000

The purpose of the role

As a Production & Scheduling Assistant, you will support the management and co-ordination of the manufacturing process. You will ensure production runs efficiently, ensuring continuous improvement and on-time delivery dates, resulting in customer satisfaction.


Rubicon People Partnership’s client is an established manufacturer of quality and bespoke products specifically engineered to meet the varied demands of an ever-growing health sector. Using innovative and award-winning technologies they’ve developed customer specific solutions for national government, public and private services for 70 years.

Benefits include: Company pension (4.5%), Life Assurance, Company Sick pay, 25 days annual holiday (excluding statutory holidays), Holiday entitlement increases with Long Service after 3 years service.

Working hours are likely to be 07:30 – 16:00 M-F.

As a Production & Scheduling Assistant, you’ll be responsible for

  • To coordinate the scheduling process.
  • To work with the Production Manager to ensure that all company required & external compliance documentation is kept up to date.
  • To liaise with the Sales Department to ensure that the orderbook is managed to meet the lead times given and manufacturing targets are kept within the specified values.
  • Full participation in stock take activities.
  • Development of the ERP system to improve production processes.
  • Assist the Production Team in the implementation projects as required.
    • Assist the Production Team on reporting of production activities, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of relevant key performance indicators.
    • Assist the Production Team in ensuring that the relevant resources are available to achieve delivery of the production schedule, including staffing, tooling, instructions, parts, materials, consumables, packaging & part-finished products.

As a Production & Scheduling Assistant, you will need

  • Experience using MS Office, Excel, Work and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills, Customer relationship skills.
  • Data base management would be advantageous.
  • An eye for detail and accuracy.
  • An outgoing and personable individual, who can work in a busy environment.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.

If this role is for you

We are working closely with our client and are committed to submitting suitable candidates for this Production & Scheduling Assistant vacancy this week, so please apply quickly via this advert, or for more information call Charlie on 01202 688555 at Rubicon.

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