Career Opportunity

Production Planner/Scheduler – 1 Position Available

Type

Contract

Typical Term/Length

12 months

Shift

Day Shift

Shift Time

7:00am - 3:30pm

Location

Markham, Ontario

Submission Deadline

Nov 30th, 2021

SCOPE

The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for planning production runs and monitoring schedules to achieve optimal customer service levels. With a strong hands-on focus, the incumbent will develop production schedule and inventory plans that will enable Vexos to meet sales and service objectives. This collaborative role will work closely with all cross functional teams including the production management team, program management, engineering and procurement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay

  • Monitor and review production plan often to ensure we meet On-Time delivery requirements for our customers/product builds

  • Creates and manages work orders through an ERP system; responsible for the proper configuration, planning and documentation of products and processes manufactured at Vexos

  • Works and communicates with various departments to develop weekly production schedules

  • Updates schedule as demands change and ensures that production is prioritized to meet external and internal customer demands

  • Communicates lead time and potential production issues to customer service and configuration departments as well as internal customers in a timely manner

  • Ensure proper parameters are loaded in the ERP system to ensure proper materials infeed for production

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced, matrixed environment

  • Strong communication skills, ability to address things quickly and efficiently with a sense of urgency and escalation

  • Ability to think critically, apply logical and common sense to solve complex operational and production scheduling problems.

  • Strong command of systems and ability to work with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word)

  • Strong command of the English language (written, spoken)

  • CPIM or any other Supply Chain Management designation is an asset

  • Certificate or Diploma in Operations Management or Business-related field

  • APICS Certification an Asset

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge an asset

Vexos is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Vexos is committed to diversity in its workplaces and welcomes applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities among other self-identified diverse groups. Vexos thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those qualified and considered for an interview will be contacted.

COVID-19 Alert

The successful incumbent shall agree and be responsible for adhering to and following Company best practices, policies, guidelines, implementation measures and processes adhering to COVID-19.

How to Apply

If you are interested and qualified for this opportunity, please use the Apply Online button below and remember to attach your application (resume and detailed cover letter outlining your motivation and interest in this position) and include the position in the ‘Desired Position’ field.

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