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Material Scheduler

Job Name

Material Scheduler


United Kingdom




Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Planning, Materials & Co-packer Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Evelyn Elliott

About the role

What does a Material Scheduler do?

Material Scheduler is responsible for scheduling material deliveries on a Just In Time basis to ensure materials are in place to satisfy production requirements and in keeping within set stock levels, whilst optimizing costs. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Responsible for the daily scheduling of materials deliveries from suppliers to meet production requirements and rescheduling daily to re align with Production Output
  • Plan delivery timings with suppliers to align with Inbound Loading Slots and resolve delivery issues as they arise
  • Communicate well with the wider team on any delivery issues impacting the Production Plan
  • Contact for material suppliers in terms of managing deliveries
  • Responsible for processing supplier POs
  • Responsible for processing supplier invoice and Ensure resolution of invoicing discrepancies with suppliers and GBS team
  • Build and maintain working relationship with Material Controllers and Warehousing team to optimize material delivery schedules into site efficiently utilizing available resources
  • Attend and take minutes at supplier review meetings on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Coordinate with production planners for solutions when materials cannot be delivered as promised
  • Maintain responsibility and accountability through personal commitment and behaviour
  • Maintain behaviour in compliance with HSE requirements
  • Report any unsafe or environmentally unsound acts and conditions to their immediate Supervisor such that remedial action can be taken to manage the risk
  • Ensure effective team work internally and externally to drive communications at the right time for accurate decision making and task identification.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Supply Chain experience in material supply based role
  • Highly Organised with strong skills in Planning & Time Management
  • Capacity to manage and co-ordinate multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of JIT/SMI/MOQ/ERP and supply chain latest trends.
  • SAP Knowledge desirable particularly purchasing modules and MRP.
  • Understanding of production planning techniques and challenges in FMCG environment.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent analytical/data skills to determine course of actions required to match supply and demand.
  • Strong analytical skills to assess risk in supply base and infeed.
  • Highly competent in Excel (advanced), macros, pivot tables, look-ups etc.

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.