Production Scheduler
Redbank Queensland, Australia
$100,000 - $105,000 Per Annum + Super
Production Scheduler – Redbank, QLD

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Scheduler to work on a number of exciting projects for a global tier 1 Rail company!

This is a full time, permanent role based in their facility in Redbank, QLD.

My client is innovative and world class – And you are an experienced and engaging Scheduler looking for a new challenge which will utilise your planning expertise, ensuring that targeted levels of productivity are achieved.

Based in Redbank, you will be an integral member of the team - This is a critical role which will principally focus on long-to-medium term labour planning for the overall health of the business.

Duties will include roster development, overtime, leave management and training; system work centre/work order and labour booking management, production related documentation and shop productivity improvements.

Proven experience working as a Scheduler either in Rail/Rolling Stock, or Heavy Industry/Machinery/or Components or Oil & Gas or Mining is essential to be successful in this role.

Main responsibilities of the role include:
  • Accountable to Line Leadership and the Maintenance Planners for setting and optimizing long/medium-term labour settings against forecast and planned demand.
  • Accountable to Line Leadership for owning the system to developing rosters that deliver maximum productivity in compliance with statutory and EA entitlements.
  • Accountable for developing shop schedules (production slots) by asset type/class and maintenance event, based on planned demand.
  • Accountable for ensuring Supply Chain commits to delivering and supporting shop schedules/production, slots based on the approved demand plan.
  • Accountable for shop productivity, including analysis of planned vs actuals and root cause analysis on shop productivity failures.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Have a Degree, Diploma, planning/scheduling (APICS) or systems/information technology qualification and Trade qualification with proven technical expertise in the maintenance and repair of heavy industry.
  • Possess 3 years original equipment manufacturer (OEM) rail, aviation, logistics, mining or supply chain industry experience.
  • Possess 3 years planning experience in a manufacturing or supply chain environment.
  • Have continuously strived for personal development/improvement/quality (six sigma, TQM, lean).
  • Have significant ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, AX ……..) experience.
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of quality processes and systems.
  • Have full and restricted work rights in Australia – No Sponsorship is available
In return for your efforts, you would be paid an attractive salary and company benefits, plus be part of a fantastic organization that value their employees and reward them for their hard work and achievements.

If you like sound of the above and would like to know more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Louise Palmer on or via the reply function for a confidential discussion today!
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