Scheduler/Planner

Location: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Tree Island Steel Ltd.  (“Tree Island Steel” or the “Company”) is a publicly listed company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSL.  Headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, since 1964, Tree Island Steel, through its five operating facilities in Canada and the United States, produces wire products for a diverse range of industrial, residential construction, commercial construction, agricultural, and specialty applications. Its products include bright wire; a broad array of fasteners, including packaged, collated and bulk nails; stucco reinforcing products; concrete reinforcing mesh; fencing and other fabricated wire products. The Company markets these products under the Tree Island, Halsteel, K-Lath, TI Wire, and Tough Strand and Select Brand names. Tree Island Steel operates in Canada under Tree Island Industries Ltd and in the United States under Tree Island Wire (USA) Inc.  The Company also owns and operates a China-based company that assists the international sourcing of products.

 

Job Summary:

This position reports to the Production & Inventory Planning Manager and is responsible for the translation of planned manufacturing demands (internal and external) into achievable production schedules and purchase plans. This demand is detailed onto specific machinery to ensure achievement of the production plan. The position acts as an intermediary between the Sales and Production teams to meet the Company’s goal of exceptional customer service. Hours of work are Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Translation of planned manufacturing demand onto achievable production schedules and purchase plans.
  • Knowledge of basic inventory control mechanisms as it pertains to production scheduling and consumable inventories.
  • Monitoring production activities and providing feedback to the production departments as to schedule reliability.
  • Providing timely responses to specific order inquiries from the Sales group.
  • Recognizing and expediting a solution when conflict occurs between demand and capacity.
  • A comprehensive knowledge and effective usage of all scheduling, planning and data computer tools available in the Scheduling Department and the ability to use the tools in a time effective manner to achieve departmental goals.
  • Other duties of a minor nature related to the above which do not affect the value of the job.

 

Qualifications:

  • An Operations Management Diploma (or equivalent);
  • 2-3 years previous experience in a high volume, repetitive, manufacturing environment;
  • Advanced computer skills/usage of spreadsheets, databases and analytical tools;
  • Experience using MRP Systems;
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with the ability to work as a team member in a fast paced dynamic environment;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); and
  • CPIM designation and Spanish or French as a second language is an asset.

 

We thank all applicants who apply; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.

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