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Production Planner

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ABOUT US

STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs

THE ROLE

Our client is looking for a qualified Production Planner to organize production according to demand and quality standards. You will be the one to ensure our goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner. An excellent production planner is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the role. The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Coordinate production workflow for multiple products

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

• Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand

• Develop KPIs and planning tools to measure the delivery performance of the site

• Schedule shift according to production needs

• Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget

• Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption

• Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)

• Prepare and submit status and performance reports

• Keep paperwork organized

• Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff

REQUIREMENTS

• Proven experience as production and material planner

• Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles

• Working knowledge of MS Office

• Good at math and statistics

• Strong customer service and analytical skills

• Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills

• String leadership skills, demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills

• Strong Knowledge of KPI development

EDUCATION

• Bachelor's Degree

• Further education or certification is preferred

• SAP knowledge is a must

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

• A competitive salary with wage progression ($30.00/hour)

• Positive work environment with great team atmosphere

• Learning and development opportunities

• Technological tools and a safe workplace

• Flexible Benefit package

• RRSP match

• On-site parking

• Working cloth (if necessary for the position)

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