We are Apex Recruitment Services

Your next career move could be just one click away

Master Scheduler

Apply Now

Salary: Market related

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 15 Jul 2020

Reference: 4610

Role:  Master Scheduler
Location: Birmingham
Contract type:  Permanent
Salary: circa £60,000

Role & Responsibilities:

The Master Scheduler (Aerospace) will coordinate schedules and inventories to ensure efficient and effective operation of the assigned department or facility.

  • Organise, implement, and maintain scheduling management system supporting identified projects and their plans.
  • Assist to set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realisation of project contract requirements as scheduled.
  • Log project timelines and maintain database of tasks and its status.
  • Log all new information into database and provide scheduled reports for contract coordination and reporting purposes.
  • Interact with customer and project staff to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
  • Design, develop, and maintains master schedule for the programme; revises as needed and alerts appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays.
  • Interact with project team and task managers to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information, and identification of variances from original plan.
  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
  • Analyse critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
  • Develop and update weekly short interval schedule working with technical liaison engineers.
  • Suggest management of risks affecting project profit, costs, schedules, and client relations.
  • Support project management team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
  • Interact with customers, managers, operation leaders, financial controller and EVM analyst.

Personal Specification:

  • Advanced level of Microsoft project, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Extremely proficient with production planning systems, Goldesp and Aurora would be advantageous.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) SC security clearance.
  • Project management qualification, APM, Prince 2.


For more information, please contact Stephen on 01926 424 154 or email Stephen@apex-recruitment.co.uk

Please click ‘Apply Now’ for immediate consideration.