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Production Planner

Reference ID: R-2019-1151

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Company: O.E.M. Remanufacturing Company Inc.

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Number of Opening: 1

Worker Type: Permanent

Position Overview: The production planner will be responsible for the day to day tactical planning of their specific area.

Job Description:

Major Job Functions:
  • Co-ordinate daily production activities between Production Managers, Customer Service Reps and Technical Services, includes scheduling work orders, communicating work order delays, generation of production reports and coordinating pre-job meetings when required
  • Provide promise dates and changes to the said dates
  • Monitor progress of work orders & communicate issues in order to ensure that promise dates are met
  • Create the production schedule ensuring the plans reflect priority work
  • Reconcile schedule attainment for daily, weekly, and monthly plans
  • Work with Master Planner to create monthly revenue plans
  • Coordinate shadowing of jobs with the SOP Team as required
  • Coordinate material availability with the purchasing department and schedule jobs accordingly
  • Coordinate with Planners, Team Leaders, Area Manager, Production Managers, Material Handling & Purchasing staff for the assigned shop area so that production activities occur in an efficient manner
  • Communicate customer requirements to the shop floor and accommodate said requirements in a production plan that also meets corporate objectives
  • Evaluate capacity and ensure it is aligned with the forecast. Identify constraints and make recommendations for improvement
  • Identify overtime requirements and coordinate with the Production Manager
  • Ensure all work order information is prepared, maintained, organized and available to the shop floor in a timely manner
  • Update operating system to maintain up-to-date status information

Specific Skills & Knowledge:
  • Strong analytical background and organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to utilize a variety of software tools (databases, spreadsheets, flowcharts etc.) to perform forecasting, modeling, analysis, simulations & flow chart functions would be an asset
  • Demonstrated, written and oral communications skills

  • Post-secondary education in Management or Business
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years' scheduling or supply chain experience

We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

Posted: April 22, 2019
Closes: June 21, 2019