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Shop Floor Scheduler

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Portsmouth, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

GKN Aerospace in Portsmouth supply an extensive range of products for different types of fixed and rotary wing aircrafts, land vehicles, missiles, UAVs, torpedoes and marine vessels for Fuel and Flotation markets.

We are currently looking for a Shop Floor Scheduler to join the team in Portsmouth. 


The Shop Floor Scheduler manages the execution of the MPS in the Value Stream. It includes the management of visual systems to communicate / monitor the sequence of production orders, ensuring the availability of resources (tooling, raw material…etc….), Create and maintain sequenced production execution which through production change-over optimization will ensure maximum capacity utilization.



Job Responsibilities
  • Sequence work orders in line with MPS for specified products and production lines understanding all the physical and manning constraints of these lines.

  • Monitor manufacturing output/performance daily against the schedule, challenging and understanding whenever performance differs from standard.
  • Monitor Stock cover daily in order to avoid Stock outs as well as overstocks by adjusting the execution sequence if possible or raising the issue with the Master Scheduler.
  • Maximize shared manufacturing resource output/utilization while ensuring full coherence with MPS product mix, volumes and required availability dates,
  • Ensure that sequenced plan:
    • Is feasible and balanced,
    • Includes all scheduled dwntime (Holiday, routine maintenance, Line closures, etc.),
    • Is supprtable with available packaging, tooling, fixtures, manning….
  • Monitor availability of raw material / components and escalate as required to Procurement / Master Scheduler.
  • Proactively communicate/escalate to the Master Scheduler / Value Stream management potential production execution issues/constraints to trigger preventive actions against potential supply failure.
  • Weekly track, challenge and report Schedule Adherence with reasons for deviation to Value Stream Management and Master Scheduler.
  • Ensure actual run-rates, batch quantities and changeover-times data are tracked and regularly updated in systems,

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