Production Planner
IPEX
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
6d ago

Description

IPEX is one of the North American leading providers of advanced plastic piping systems. Our mission is to shape a better tomorrow by connecting people with water and energy.

We currently have an exciting opportunity as a Production Planner. This role is based in our Bermondsey Plant in Toronto, Ontario and reports to the Plant Manager.

Do not miss the opportunity to join a diverse group of people-centric professionals, thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters!

Job Summary

We are currently looking a Production Planner to create and maintain and finite (28 day) schedule for a production facility with 47 injection molding machines.

The individual will work with the Mold Shop, Setup and Maintenance departments to ensure everything is ready for production.

Principal Responsibilites

  • Create and maintain production schedule daily. Review and discuss in morning meetings.
  • Generate production schedule daily after back flush from the schedulers workbench into machines based on MES history. Work with Mould and Setup department to ensure everything is ready for production, seek to reduce setups, priority flag items and optimize schedule.
  • Coordinate with plant production teams to keep them informed with changes to the schedule, and provide daily feedback on schedule attainment.
  • Maintain master data in our planning system ensuring planning records are up to date and accurate.
  • Respond to inquiries from sales, customer service, and manufacturing in a timely manner.
  • Leverage business intelligence tools and provide weekly / monthly reporting to the Plant Manager.
  • Calculate inventory requirements for WIP on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate with purchaser to prioritize back order and ensure availability of raw materials, components and packaging.
  • Requirements

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience as a production planner or production scheduler
  • Post-Secondary Education, APICS (CPIM) or equivalent experience in production planning.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Strong excel skills required.
  • SAP scheduling experience would be considered an asset.
  • Competencies :

  • Embrace and Manage Change - Embracing, adapting to, and championing change, including helping others understand what the change means to them.
  • Be Customer Obsessed - Developing a deep understanding of customers (internal and external) and demonstrating a commitment to exceeding their expectations.
  • Collaborate & Influence - Building and maintaining effective working relationships, ensuring alignment within and across groups, and using one’s understanding of others to gain agreement and support and achieve shared goals.
  • Drive Accountability and Results - Accomplishing goals to the highest of standards and driving accountability in self and others in alignment with the values of IPEX NA.
  • Improve & Innovate - Seeking to continuously improve the way we work, and looking for new and unique approaches and ideas to achieve better outcomes.
  • Demonstrate a Development Mindset - Demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning and development for self and others, recognizing strengths and development needs, and taking ownership for ongoing learning and growth.
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