Production Planner/Scheduler

Post Date

February 9, 2022

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Production Planner/Scheduler with manufacturing experience to join our team!

General Description

Create multi-week schedules based on order book in conjunction with Customer Service and Production Personnel. Lead daily Production Meetings – creating daily schedules.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create detailed weekly production schedule optimizing customer expectations, raw material and packaging inventory as well as operational efficiency
  • Works closely with purchasing to ensure raw material and component delivery meet manufacturing objectives
  • Work with Customer Service and Production to anticipate requirements
  • Daily review of departmental progress to plan and make adjustment to meet objectives. Compiling data for reports on progress of work including production issues
  • Monitor priorities for production optimization
  • Monitor production progress; estimate materials and labour required for production departments; co-ordinate activities with warehouse and production
  • Amend schedule based on changing requirements or material/equipment issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education

  • Post-secondary education in related field

Experience

  • 2-5 years material scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment
  • ERP experience preferred

Skills/Abilities

  • Working knowledge of schedule processes
  • Demonstrated skills in building and maintaining positive internal partnerships
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills – MS Office; Aptitude to learn new systems (ERP)
  • Critical thinking, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain composure, multi-task and prioritize under pressure
  • Ability to be professionally persistent; ask relevant questions to gain understanding
  • Superior organizational and time management skills; meet deadlines and manage priorities
  • Adaptable and flexible to meeting changing work requirements, as needed

 

We thank all applicants, however only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

If you are contacted for an interview and require any accommodation, please notify us in advance of your requirements

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