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Pre-Production Planner

Field: Material Control
Location: Canada


Coordinate Engineering Change Orders to ensure minimal inventory obsolescence and successful new product launch.

Job Description

  • Coordinate Engineering Change Orders to avoid obsolescence through detailed run-out schedules
  • Procure serial production volumes upon new component approval
  • Maintains master production schedule for all new and changing assemblies
  • Maintains vendor releases for all components affected by ECOs and updates ERP planning and inventory parameters
  • Drive outage elimination/on time delivery initiatives

Qualifications and Experience Required

The Successful Candidate will have:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment with a focus on inventory control, MRP, supply chain, and MPS/shop floor scheduling:
    • Previous Tier 1 automotive experience an asset
    • Knowledge of the APQP process an asset
  • Intermediate Excel Skills
  • Driven by continuous improvement and lean principles using root cause and corrective action philosophies.
  • Ability to analyze data, recommend action and resolve problems
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or with others
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly with others in English
  • APICS or CPIM courses / certification or equivalent

Additional Information

  • Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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