IDEX Production Planner in Waterloo, Ontario
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The Production Planner will have the primary responsibility for planning supply to meet production demand in our ERP system.
Reports To: Senior Manager Production Planning and Forecasting
Position requirements include, but are not limited to:
Plan the supply to fill Demand
Using Excel and our ERP System, plan supply requirements and track their progress through internal and external work centers
Establish priority lists and resolve conflicts in priorities
Discuss capacity issues with production and Master Scheduling
Monitoring key metrics to ensure manufacturing performance, maintenance of accurate inventory counts and the timely closure of work orders
Prepare for, and participate in, daily production meetings
Resolving daily problems, through analysis and troubleshooting of issues associated with the key metrics
Define and follow-up action plans to improve lead-times and bottlenecks
Liaising with the commercial team on product deliveries and day to day project matters
Participating and supporting continuous improvement activities and initiatives
Other duties, as assigned
Will interact effectively and regularly with:
Hourly operations employees including Production Leaders
Inside Sales departments
Logistics & Shipping
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Related post-secondary diploma in Supply Chain management or equivalent
2-3 years of previous, related experience in an Inventory or Production role
Previous experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred
Previous experience using an ERP/MRP system is preferred
- Strong written and verbal communications required. Ability to interact clearly and confidently with all levels in the organization.
Proficient in ERP systems (knowledge with Visual Manufacturing an asset)
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Intermediate to Advanced excel skills required
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- Supply Chain certification (CPIM) an asset
Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate information
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Strong attention to detail
Problem Solver – Demonstrated ability identifying problems, offering solutions and seeing corrective actions through to completion. Capable of working through adversity while always remaining positive and seeking “Win/Win” solutions. Sees problems as opportunities for improvement, not excuses for poor results. Does not point fingers.
Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others. Has strong sense of responsibility, execution minded and continuously adjusts with changing requirements.
Communication Skills – Communicates with transparency in a balanced, fact-based approach. Capable of building and maintaining key relationships with team members and other internal stakeholders. This includes all levels of the organization. Capable of facilitating discussions cross functionally.
Technical Aptitude – Good working knowledge of planning BOM’s and an understanding of material planning in this environment. Good working knowledge of material planning functions and systems.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Stand, Walk and/or Sit 50% of the time
Use hands to handle, reach and feel: 90% of the time
Talk and hear 100% of the time
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to the following environmental conditions:
- Office environment
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Job Family: Operations
Business Unit: Quadro
Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies