Production Planner

Employment Permanent Date display: 19/11/2021 #Ref.:5562

Salary :

Activity area : Industrial and manufacturing, Chemical

Post category : Logistics and procurement, Production and engineering, Scientific and technical positions

Province : Quebec

Region : Laval, Montreal and surroundings

Recruiter : Audrey Chretien

Contact us : achretien@st-amour.com

Job description :

A growing company, located in Laval is looking for a production planner.

Reporting to the Director of Planning, the Production planner is responsible for planning and scheduling upcoming orders on the right assets considering the Customers’ requested delivery date, production capacity and the communicated lead-time. He/she will be working with all department partners like production, sales, Logistics and product development ensuring that scheduling is meeting customers’ request while production change overs are well optimized.

In details responsibilities are:

  • Proficient at planning and preparing production schedules for manufacturing based on orders’ delivery requirements while optimizing production lines’ change over sequence.
  • Daily duties will include creating and tracking production versus planned orders, monitoring priorities and delivery dates and expediting if necessary.
  • Ability to grasp operational requirements and adjust the plans accordingly. Being flexible while striking a business balance between customers’ needs and production optimization.
  • Solve problems and develop corrective actions for process failures related to Manage the production planning to ensure timely delivery of parts to customers.
  • Act as a liaison between all the departments and monitor the progress of the production and strategic plan.
  • Liaise with sales division to determine customer requirements and promptly informed the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules.
  • Promptly addressed and resolved production issues to minimize delays in production.

Skills and qualifications :

  • University Degree in a relevant area
  • 3 to 5 years minimum of experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 2 years production planning and inventory management.
  • Bilingual French and English