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Grafton Technology international engineering consultancy to the space industry. Grafton Technology strive to exceed the expectations of thie space industry clients. As an ISO 9001 certified and AUG registered company we can support an extensive range of specific requirements. Grafton has been supporting space industry companies in most technologies needed in spacecraft development for over 30 years.
Grafton Technology

Lead Materials Scheduler

Job Reference : GTL-2018-02-101

Location : United Kingdom


Our Client is a leading provider of integrated avionics, engines, systems and service solutions for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, business and general aviation, military space and airport operations.

They are a global designer and manufacturer of space hardware and systems. They are world leaders in the production of space-qualified passive microwave equipment and specialized electronics. In addition, they provide micro-satellite mission solutions ranging from mission concept studies to launch and operations.

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Lead Materials Scheduler. This role is responsible for keeping the all materials flowing through test lines, and managing/allocating materials and parts through teams and departments.



  • Coordinate and expedite flow of materials, parts, and assemblies through the supply chain
  • Manage and report on material availability and status of production orders, identifying and addressing any material shortages
  • Ensure accuracy of data in SAP system is maintained to capture traceability and report any errors immediately
  • Liaise with assembly, test, procurement, engineering and project management teams to confirm priorities and update order status
  • Create and release production orders, including subcontract planning
  • Monitor and manage supply of packaging and shipping crates
  • Assist with any other planning or material management task as directed by line manager. This may include supporting kitting, goods receipt and stock movements in stores as necessary.



  • Proven & strong SAP experience creating and managing orders
  • Strong experience of analysing SAP reports via Excel and Pivot Tables
  • You will be proactive and able to communicate across functions within the business
  • You will be able to understand engineering drawings
  • You will have high attention to detail
  • Ideally you will come from an engineering background
  • Experience within the Space sector is highly desirable