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Scheduler-New Build(Comparable to production scheduler)
Maple Leaf Consumer Foods
Ontario - Hamilton
**IF YOU ARE INTERSTED IN THIS ROLE YOU SHOULD APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AS WE WILL BE INTERVIEWING AND HIRING SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES UNTIL ALL ROLES ARE FILLED**
All internal applicants are required to apply to postings in one of two ways: apply through the Career Centre; or send their resume to the TAC Specialist identified in the internal posting. Resumes received any other way will not be considered.
We are looking for multiple applicants to fill these roles, as a result this position will be posted until all the roles have been filled.
**Please note that internally this job comparable to Production Scheduler
The Scheduler is a key role in the Hamilton New Build. Reporting to the Senior Scheduling Leader, this role is accountable for ensuring the production schedule meets customer demands for the Deli or Bolo area.
•Coordinates input from cross-functional areas (operations, supply chain planning, and procurement) to assist in laying out production requirements to achieve customer service levels.
•Determine materials and labour required to satisfy production requirements
•Maintain and execute SAP detailed scheduling functions
•Plan WIP and FG inventory and determine appropriate levels in order to meet production plan.
•Timely creation of weekly and daily production schedules and sequences for use in production execution.
•Manage plant constraints and effectively plan for operational efficiencies and balanced workload.
•Drive departmental continuous improvement initiatives.
•Responsible to work in conjunction with procurement and least cost formulation to ensure sustainable flow of raw materials based on production schedule.
•Assists with new product launches to ensure product is scheduled and materials are all available for launches.
•Responsible for customer service levels and plant conformance levels by effectively scheduling the production line(s) and analyzing root causes of conformance shortfalls for future prevention.
•Participate in functional teams in relation to capacity management (planned maintenance, scheduled QA hold, etc.).
•Responsible for preparing various weekly reports that track and measure progress.
Preferred Hiring Criteria
3 - 5 years
University - undergraduate degee
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION:
•Post-secondary education (APICS certification is desirable) and have knowledge of food processing and distribution.
•5+ years experience in production control, planning, inventory control and/or materials in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
•Experience using SAP including PP/DS.
•Proficient in Supply Chain concepts (safety stock planning, MRP calculations, scheduling constraints and bottlenecks, etc.)
•Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence and impact others at various levels within the organization to achieve results.
•Ability to use complex optimizing tools to reduce production costs including changeovers and downtime.
•Format (New Century) Least Cost Formulation experience an asset.
•Advanced in Microsoft office and applications.
•Lean/Six Sigma or equivalent experience.
Maple Leaf Foods is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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