Production Scheduler

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Engineering (B.E.) in Industrial Engineering
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to assimilate information from different sources to generate achievable plans

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) preferably in Supply Chain
  • Masters of Science in Statistics or Mathematics
  • Knowledge of computer programming would be preferred
  • Skilled in number/data analysis with knowledge of planning/scheduling systems
  • Attention to detail with ability to work under pressure
  • Influence key stakeholders


  • To execute Production Scheduling (0-6 week Horizon) for select work centers within a single site in the GSK Manufacturing network.
  • To monitor and define the capacity statement for select work centers within a single site in the GSK Manufacturing network (0-24 months).
  • To run the Performance Management process for Order Fulfillment for a single site within the GSK Manufacturing network.
  • To monitor, maintain and ensure complete data accuracy of all critical data related fields for their respective work centers
  • Maintenance of an accurate Open Order Book so systems can be used to identified when product shipments are scheduled to occur.
  • Execution of a Fixed Frequency Repeating Schedule (FFRS) methodology to package finished goods.
  • Execution of a level-loaded schedule to supply the FFRS with any intermediates required.
  • Execution of alternative scheduling methodologies where necessary (i.e. primary specific).
  • Measurement of Conformance to Schedule (CTS) for all Production work centers.
  • Attendance at supply chain performance management session (daily) to represent select work centers.
  • Provision (to the relevant Supply Chain Planning Manager) of daily/shift performance figures in relation to select work centers.
  • Maintenance of an up-to-date capacity definition for select production work centers, based on demonstrated output and CTS.
  • Execution of a pre-defined Performance Management process to ensure order fulfillment, whilst maintaining strict adherence to the FFRS methodology and intent.
  • Accommodation of the Production Scheduling requirements for non-standard activity (such as New Product Introduction or Artwork/Pack Change), whilst maintaining strict adherence to the FFRS methodology and intent.
  • Constant monitoring, maintenance and complete accuracy of all Supply critical fields within all data systems related to the select work centers for which the Production Scheduler is responsible.
  • Identification and mitigation of stock at risk and working with key support functions in processing any inventory write off requests.

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