Production Scheduler - Full-time

Permanent Position 

SCOPE

You are responsible for planning production runs and for preparing schedules to achieve optimal customer service levels. This role is very hands on, responsible for developing production schedules and inventory plans that will enable us to meet sales and service objectives. This collaborative role requires you to work closely with the production management team, program management and procurement. This position reports to the Director of Operations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products/customers

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

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

  • Work in conjunction with production management team to assign workers and other staff to particular production operations

  • Schedule shifts according to production needs

  • 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 ERP system, updates schedule and effectively manages available time and resources; 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.

  • Works with Supervisors to review and maintain inventory as well as analyze resource needs.

  • Notifies Department Head of potential resource bottlenecks in achieving 100% schedule attainment.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate or Diploma in Electronics or Business-related field is preferred

  • APICS Certification is an asset

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge an asset

  • Experience with IPC Standards

  • 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.

  • Experience in MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) tools.

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

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

  • Good knowledge of electronic assemblies including through hole and production components, drawings and BOMS

  • Strong math and problem-solving skills

  • Familiar with IPC standards

  • Knowledge of quality systems and ESD control

  • Manufacturing experience

  • Perform other tasks as required

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs

 

Vexos is an Equal Opportunity Employer 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.

 

POSITION LOCATION

  • Markham, Ontario

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