Title : Planner / Scheduler Location : Peterborough, Canada Job Description :
We are recruiting for a Planner / Scheduler for our client's facility in Peterborough, Ontario.
Develop and maintain manufacturing weekly production schedules based on the manufacturing master schedule.
Ensure material is picked and staged to support the shop schedules.
Provide input to the manpower planning process based on current shop load.
Provide feedback and recommendations to shop supervisors and management regarding facility loading and alternate work centers.
Develop and communicate work lists at critical facilities, research status of job and expedite upstream activities as necessary to support schedules.
Budget allocation and support of contract changes through project life cycle.
Produce recovery schedules, review with shop personnel, communicate status changes and integrate with the overall shop plan as required.
Ensure the timely availability of materials to support schedules, review work orders and materials, issue and schedule purchase requisitions and coordinate with Supply Management as required.
Help resolve shop issues and identify potential capacity issues in order to reduce risk and exposure.
Post-secondary diploma or equivalent in operations planning, shop floor control or production and inventory control.
Sound knowledge of planning and estimating principles acquired through 3 to 5 years experience, ideally within a manufacturing environment.
Working knowledge of critical path scheduling and dispatch list scheduling preferred.
Ability to understand technical scope of work in sufficient detail to apply the appropriate work breakdown structure.
Ability to monitor schedule performance through earned value, percent complete and hours absorbed.
Proficiency in P6 (latest version) is a definite requirement.
Proficiency in MS Excel. Experience with SAP is a definite asset.
Working knowledge of mechanical drawings.
Proven problem solving and organization skills.
Excellent communication, organization, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills.