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Shop Floor Scheduler

Posted 14 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary

As shop floor scheduler, you will manage all planning activities within a production area. This includes managing visual systems to determine and monitor the sequence of production orders, ensure the availability of resources and create and maintain the optimal production sequence.

Job Responsibilities

  • Production planning: Create and maintain production schedules based on customer orders, inventory levels and production capacity.
  • Resource allocation: Allocate resources such as labour, machinery and materials to meet production requirements.
  • Coordination: Collaborate with various departments, including production, logistics and procurement, to ensure smooth production flow.
  • Monitoring: Track the progress of production orders and adjust schedules as needed to meet changing requirements or solve problems.
  • Inventory management: Manage inventory levels to avoid over- or shortages while minimizing inventory costs.
  • Problem solving: Identify and address production bottlenecks, delays and other issues that may affect production schedules.

Job Qualifications

To best fulfil this role, we require the following:

  • Bachelor degree preferably in Supply Chain/Logistics
  • An advantage is having experience with day-to-day planning within an operations environment.
  • As a type of person, you are stress-resistant. You can work both independently and in a team and you are eager to learn. You can work in a precise and planned manner.
  • Good communication skills, you know how to create support for your ideas in order to get stakeholders on board.
  • You enjoy thinking about process optimisation.

What's in it for you

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance
We offer you opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary (Grade ) pension plan, 27 vacation days / 13 ADV days and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.

How to apply?

Are you interested in this position and does your background meet the requirements? Please use the Apply Now button.
Questions? Please contact our Recruiter Koen van Stigt on

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

1,000 employees