Job Details
  • Job Code : Production Planner/Customer Liaison
  • Job Title : Production Planner/Customer Liaison
  • Description :

    Will be responsible for ensuring the availability of all necessary materials required to support the manufacturing process, release scheduling of inbound raw materials and components, and ensuring adequate stock levels for production requirements. 

    Job Duties And Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for all materials availability to support the manufacturing process
    • Responsible for monitoring of customer releases and scheduling of outbound freight, ensuring adequate production planning to meet demands
    • Responsible for the coordination of logistics with customers and interfacing with the customer to ensure a smooth and stable relationship
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of a Kanban system for materials
    • Support for scheduling of production work orders
    • Understand, and develop the release and scheduling of raw materials utilizing the existing MRP system
    • Develop and improve the integrity of our internal MRP to ensure accurate release requirement timing
    • Formulate a forward plan of requirements based on historical information and future customer forecasts
    • Co-ordinate cycle counts of raw materials, and update CMS accordingly
    • Implement ABC categories for all inventory to closely control high volume items
    • Identify, develop, and document inventory release strategy for critical components
    • Drive the daily diagnostics of  inventory, and root causes of errors
    • Implement an effective strategy for the most cost-effective flow of material to and from outside service providers
    • Develop a close working relationship with outside service providers and suppliers
    • Maintain and analyze outside service providers’ performance based on pre-determined goals
    • Develop a Kanban system for all purchased parts, to ensure FIFO and reorder points
    • Effectively communicate on a timely basis with internal departments Coordinate necessary action plans with affected departments
    • Work closely with the Raw Materials coordinator to ensure adequate coverage of components to meet build schedules. 

    Knowledge And Education:

    • Post Secondary Education
    • CAPIC/ APICS certification preferred
    • Inventory control experience
    • 3 years+ years experience a materials capacity
    • MRP experience is required
    • Computer literate in Word processing and spreadsheets



  • Location : Amherstburg Ontario Canada
  • City : Windsor
  • Province : Ontario
  • Deadline : 2022-01-20