Production Planner
OZ Optics Ltd
Ottawa, Ontario
5d ago

Position Summary :

Under minimal supervision, execute the production schedule including planning of work orders and all raw material. Control of shop floor work orders from inception to completion.

To plan, schedule, issue production work, monitor and control material and activities in order to meet production targets and priorities.

Review capacity requirements with Work Center leader and balance capacity and load as required. Support, implement, and maintain all strategic materials management programs in support of manufacturing to ensure customer order ship on time.

Typical duties :

  • Work order Management Manages work order (Mature and NPI) on the business system that has been generated from the Enterprise Resource Plan (ERP), as well as non ERP generated work orders (i.
  • e. rework orders and reconfiguration orders). Obtains resolution on material issues by substitute material as advised by designer, expediting material / assemblies from feeder work centers and Purchasing.

    Obtains resolution on manufacturing engineering issues (test, process instructions, ECO and ECR etc) by expediting deliverables from Manufacturing Engineering.

    Ensures all required deviations are obtained to maintain product integrity. Monitors and reports on the progress of the work order and any activities that can delay the execution of the schedule (i.

    e. component shortage status, build status). Initiates reschedules to maintain the validity of the MPS. Work order management encompasses all aspects of releasing, expediting, de-

    expediting, and canceling of work orders. Ensure data and financial integrity of work orders by validating routings, resp.

    codes, product structure op sequence's work order BOMs and material and labour transactions.

  • Materials Management Leads and supports the implementation of the new materials management strategies in support of improving manufacturing efficiency.
  • This includes reviewing and resolving inventory discrepancies with the appropriate personnel (i.e. Work Center Leader, Finance) in support of cycle counting and inventory accuracy programs.

    Optimize inventory utilization by minimizing Excess, inactive, and obsolete (EOI) inventory. Ensuring excess WIP stock get returned to the stock room.

  • Engineering Change Order (ECO) Management co-ordinate ECO effectively based on impact to manufacturing. Responsible for up-
  • dating WIP work orders affected by ECO changes. Notifies production of build revisions and liaison with support groups.

  • Priority Management Ensures priorities are clearly defined to all operations within manufacturing so that sales orders are fulfilled in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Assist in training new personnel.
  • Maybe required to take on additional responsibilities based on Management discretion.
  • Hazards :

  • Little chance of injury beyond those found in other indirect manufacturing positions.
  • Visual demands :

  • Requires concentrated attention most of the time, with occasional periods of reduced concentration. A consistent level of concentrated attention is required in order to complete tasks to appropriate level of accuracy.
  • Physical Demand :

  • While there is little physical demands placed upon the individual, frequent walking across the production are is required.
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