Material Planner
Halliwell Consulting
St.Thomas, On
2d ago


  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Generate Production schedules to support the Master Production Schedule and customer requirements; communicate to department as required.
  • Review and revise schedules as a result of tooling, equipment and material issues that arise; monitor and communicate to departments.
  • Issues raw material releases to suppliers in accordance with inventory policies and production schedule requirements.
  • Maintains timely and accurate supply of components and raw material to support production by monitoring delivery and co-ordinating shipments.
  • Ensure records / system accuracy by supporting cycle counters in daily review of WIP items.
  • Monitor and report on completed production numbers by reviewing tracking sheets submitted by department.
  • Monitor and report on supplier delivery performance as outlined / required in quality database.
  • Generate shipping schedules as required, monitor delivery and expedite as required.
  • Cross train team members to maximize flexibility and coverage.
  • Co-ordinate implementation of engineering changes between suppliers, the shop floor and customer.
  • Support new program development as required.
  • Monitor quality alerts and respond as necessary with respect to available inventory.
  • Participate in meetings to support job responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain effective communications will all production and support teams.
  • Participate in training on a regular basis.
  • Perform other duties as designated.
  • Qualifications

  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related business field, preferably Supply Chain and Operations Management;
  • OR completion of APIC certification and 5 years’ experience in a Production Scheduling and / or Material Planning role, preferably in an automotive environment.

  • Experience working with a formalized MRPII or ERP system, preferably SAP.
  • Microsoft Office Suite
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