Arva Industries located in St. Thomas, Ontario is offering an excellent opportunity for a Production Planner and Scheduler. In this role, you will be involved in planning of the manufacturing of the ARVA product line of mechanical equipment. We use Genius Software as our ERP environment. This is a full time role at the company.
Confirm and release Planned Production Orders from Sales entry to completed production
Interface with operations and engineering teams to ensure proper documentation and communication flow through the manufacturing process for new production orders.
Update production BOMs (Bill of Material) as required by shop floor and engineering per changes made during assembly process ECN process.
Process complete work orders and close work orders when complete.
Close job orders and costing when complete, costing including completion of cost models and compare against budget or standard cost.
Participate in the production planning forecast based upon the sales and operations planning process, develop effective scheduling process to achieve production objectives.
Generate and maintain production reports to Managers for critical decision making purposes to be used in weekly production meetings.
Work with Manager to plan and coordinate production schedules. Prepare and present the schedule document for senior management
Review production specifications and identify and report plant capacity constraints.
Assist in resolving manpower and material shortage problems in a timely manner with manager.
Provide weekly production status reports for Management.
Monitor workflow and schedules to ensure on-time delivery.
Coordinate with Managers to develop and execute production plan.
Work with Managers to develop potential solutions to improve production performance.
Coordinate with production, purchasing and finance teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters.
Coordinate with purchasing to ensure and stock adequate materials to avoid material shortages.
Prepare and work on annual physical inventory
Other duties as required
Skills and experience:
Able to take the initiative and work with minimal supervision
Ability to function in a fast paced environment
Self-motivated and energetic team player who can work effectively in a high demand fast paced environment
Excellent computer skills including the ability to work with an ERP system daily
Above average proficiency in Microsoft office 365
Strong skills with scheduling software in a manufacturing environment
To be qualified, the candidate will have:
Post-secondary diploma or degree in business, commerce, purchasing or industrial field would be considered an asset
APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or equivalent