Brandt is currently seeking a Production Planner for our new utility trailer manufacturing facility in Moose Jaw, SK. The Production Planner is responsible for planning and scheduling.
The incumbent is to work with shop management, purchasing, engineering and other related personnel to ensure on-time delivery and an accurate schedule.
Duties & Responsibilities :
Work closely with sales, shop management, engineering and purchasing to accurately plan the long term production for the plant and ensure on-time delivery to our customers
Monitor actual production and maintain accurate routings on all products
Set up projects
Create production orders
Prepare drawing packages and travelers and manage within the scheduling board
Issue materials to production orders as they are staged
Report completions of production orders and projects
Communicate inventory problems to Inventory Control staff, and help to resolve
Report information as requested by Sales, Operations Manager, and Accounting
Monitor and minimize slow moving inventory
Continually evaluate practices and processes while developing and implementing improvements.
Lean manufacturing training and experience
Strong working knowledge of steel fabrication and machine shop practices
Understanding of work flow and constraints theories
High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines
Highly motivated and able to lead by example
Knowledge of Industrial Equipment
Experience with Microsoft Office
Scheduling / planning experience
Experience with manufacturing software
Excellent communication skills, oral & written
Understanding of AutoCAD / Solid works is an asset.