Production Scheduler

Birmingham - Calthorpe Road

Production Scheduler


Would you like to be part of an organisation which is committed to improving patient lives worldwide through education, collaboration and innovation?

Do you want to make a difference?

If the answer is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!

The Purpose

As a Production Scheduler you will be operationally responsible for the maintenance of the daily production scheduling across multiple work centres and manufacturing departments, working as part of the Planning team driving utilisation and efficiency by ensuring the effective allocation of labour and equipment to ensure OTD/OTIF targets are achieved whilst managing material availability.

Cascade key information to planning to enable continual improvement and ongoing higher-level review.

Role Responsibility

  • Responsible for the daily scheduling of shop order requirements in line with material and capacity constraints, maintaining an achievable production plan across the manufacturing departments.
  • Understand, BOM’s / structures, Routings and MRP.
  • Timely amendments of shop order quantities and completion dates in line with manufacturing output.
  • Manage material reservations throughout manufacturing process.
  • Identify and manage specific Work Centre bottlenecks, re-planning as required.
  • Support company goal of 100% on time delivery to need date.
  • Interface directly with the manufacturing teams and production planners to create a production schedule and communicate production delays to the relevant stakeholder.
  • Work closely with manufacturing, production planning, and IT to continuously improve scheduling rules and tools.
  • Demonstrate the ability to consistently deliver products to meet customer needs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to balance the needs of the organization and the needs of the customer.
  • Support day to day execution of all scheduling / planning activities.
  • Interface with key stakeholders as required to achieve departmental metrics.
  • Escalate any contentious issues to the team leader or planning manager.
  • Provide prompt/immediate response to production planning regarding parts availability.
  • Strong Excel skills.


Experience required: -

  • GCSE English & Maths
    • Previous Planning experience with ERP systems
    • Experience within the Manufacturing industry
    • Experience with measuring adherence/conformance to Plan (CTP)
    • Excellent IT skills, including Excel, Word & Power Point

Working for us:

Founded in 1986 by a group of former researchers based at the University of Birmingham, Binding Site is today recognised as a market leader in the development of products for the investigation of a range of disorders involving immunodeficiency.

The Company is built on the success of its people and values them as its key asset. Integral to Binding Site is creating a diverse and inclusive culture which welcomes and creates diversity of thought, action, and innovation where all 1,200 colleagues can truly thrive. Support and continuous education is reinforced through partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall.

With a strong focus on building a sustainable future for its workforce and local communities, Binding Site has high aspirations for continuous improvement and ensuring their people contribute to their future vision. In addition, Binding Site has recently been recognised at the 2021 Birmingham Post Business Awards, winning both “Company of the Year” and “International Trade and Export” Awards.

Working at Binding Site means being part of a global, award-winning community that delivers innovative solutions with shared ideas and a collective dedication to improving patient lives, worldwide.

Location: Edgbaston Head Office 2 day's & King Norton one day a week Flexible 

Hours: 40 hrs (2 days remote working on a rota basis)


  • Competitive Salary
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Medicash Health Benefit