Production Scheduler
Kingspan Group
Langley, BC, CA
6d ago

Summary : Create and maintain current Production Schedule for real time use by Production, Customer Service, Materials Management and Logistics.

Essential Duties :

  • Manage new orders by date and campaign on both production and post fabrication schedules after ensuring material and cut lists are acceptable.
  • Sequence and arrange orders in blocks to allow for material, panel type, panel size to maximize efficiency. (Objective being to minimize the number of costly changeovers and develop campaign planning.)
  • Follow up with Customer Service for timely order approvals and Production Order releases record same in schedule.
  • Record daily production confirmation information and adjust schedule requirements accordingly as needed.
  • Coordinate orders on shipping schedule once released for production based on ship date from plant. Highlight any items not shipped on time from previous date.
  • Document any special instructions for Logistics department.

  • Capacity Planning Determine shift capacity requirements by maintaining up to date schedule and maintaining up to date model for output and changeover times for all product lines.
  • Coordinate with Production Supervisors and Plant Manager to ensure capacity matches schedule requirements while minimizing labor variances.

  • Meet and coordinate daily with team to flag issues, make changes, or initiate actions to ensure production schedule meets the company’s needs (efficiency and best practices for quality and volume) and our customer’s needs.
  • Meet individually with Customer Service, Line Production Supervisors, and Materials Management to ensure timely updates to production schedule.
  • Issue Production Orders for all panel production to Line Supervisor.
  • Issue Production Orders for all custom flashing and flat stock production to Production Supervisors.
  • Issue Stock Production Orders for all stock flashing and flat stock production to Production Supervisors.
  • Assist Customer Service team in determining priorities for production and delivery.
  • Project Management Ensure multiple lines on same shipment eg : panel, accessories are scheduled and coordinated to meet ship dates and customer requirements.
  • Qualifications

    Education / Experience :

  • Associates Degree Preferred
  • 2-4 years scheduling experience
  • Minimum two years experience in large scale manufacturing / production
  • Computer Skills :

  • Must be highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Outlook. SAP or other equivalent ERP software knowledge is a must
  • Other Skills and Requirements :

  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.
  • Physical Demands :

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand.

    The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

    The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Employment Disclaimer

    Kingspan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc North America, a division of Kingspan Group Plc. headquartered in Ireland, is a global leader in the manufacturing of insulated metal panels.

    The company has five North American production locations : Deland, FL., Modesto, CA, Columbus, OH, Caledon, Ontario, and Langley, B.

    C. Kingspan Insulated Panels are manufactured as a single component system with high R-value, unsurpassed airtightness and superior moisture control suitable for new and retrofit buildings.

    As the most energy-efficient, cost-effective building envelope solutions, insulated metal panels are at the forefront of sustainability.

    Kingspan insulated metal panels are a significant first step to achieving net-zero energy building and consistently contribute to U.

    S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) credits and overall certification.

    Kingspan Insulated Panels serves the architectural, commercial / industrial, cold storage and food processing markets, and is committed to delivering the most advanced building products on the market.

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