Planner Scheduler

  • Location: Charlottetown
  • Posting Date: May 02, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 772849
  • Consultant: Cory Olton
  • Industry: Manufacturing
Opportunity in Picturesque PEI! Full relocation costs will be covered by the employer.

For well over half a century, our client has contributed to improving the health of animals by delivering inventive products and solutions around the world.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Planner/Scheduler is responsible for building and maintaining an accurate and efficient production schedule while balancing supply chain and production requirements, managing material availability, and resolving operational challenges.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Using SAP, build and manage detailed production schedules that intergrate labour, equipment, maintenance inputs and customer requirements.
  • Proactively identify potential risks to the production schedule and effectively communicate with internal stakeholders to problem solve and avoid production disruptions.
  • Facilitate weekly scheduling meetings with Supply Chain and Production Operations.
  • Develops appropriate metrics and tracks and analyzes data, creating action plans to ensure customer/business needs are met.
  • Provide support and backup to other production colleagues responsible for shop floor planning activities.
  • Proactively highlight issues that could impact the schedule and lead efforts to eliminate or minimize delays.
  • An Undergraduate degree or equivalent is required.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively manage project timelines through direct and indirect influence.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies, including lean/six sigma skills is an asset.
  • Ability to influence and deliver results through others.
  • Technical understanding of Quality systems, Regulatory guidelines, and distribution requirements.
  • Microsoft suite experience.
Nice to Haves:
  • APICS Supply Chain Designations CPIM or CSCP or Related Fields with 3 to 5 years related experience within Supply Chain.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or health sciences environment is an asset.
  • Exposure to SAP or other ERP systems.
Why this Role? Our client is committed to the success, growth, and development of their team members, as well as naturing a purpose-driven, engaged, and inclusive culture. Apply today!