Imperial Manufacturing Group Closed This position has been closed and is no longer accepting applicants. Closed on : March 27, 2017 Production Planner Richibucto, NB, Canada | Operations | Experienced | Full-time Imperial Manufacturing Group is currently looking for an enthusiastic Production Planner to join our winning team. The Production Planner will be a part of the team dedicated to the preparation, planning and release of production plans for our facilities. As a successful Production Planner, you will be a quick learner with the ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. You'll be joining a planning team that will allow you the opportunity to develop a variety of skills in an evolving organization. Our Planning team is looking for a problem solver who is organized and dedicated towards ensuring all customers, both internal and external, have access to the products and materials needed. Responsibilities Production planning and preparing production schedules for manufacturing with Oracle.Provide excellent internal customer service to Lead Hands by ensuring all required information is available to successfully execute production plans.Ensure each operation meets shipping dates according to sales forecasts and customer orders.Create and maintain production targets for each department.Plan sequence of assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations as guidance for employees.Analyze, plan, and manage equipment and labor capacities to ensure valid and accurate plans are created and executedPrepare, as required, purchase requisition orders to obtain materials.Analyze material inventories and take corrective actions through MRP settings for preventative maintenance.Coordinate and expedite the placement of purchase orders and/or delivery of material.Schedule, expedite, and coordinate the delivery and movement of critical material, including transfers and releases.Initiate replacement orders for lost, damaged or discrepant items.Manage the planning process that includes the usage of existing inventories at multiple locations, and working with Category Managers for appropriate actions on aging inventories.Maintain accurate WIP floor inventory levels.Other duties as assigned. Qualifications 2+ years of experience in previous inventory, purchasing, planning or manufacturing environmentStrong team player and excellent customer service skillsAttention to detail and strong organizational skills requiredA university degree or college diploma in business or a related field is considered an assetAbility to solve problems and analyze dataExcellent verbal and written communication skills requiredProficient with computers, specifically Microsoft ExcelExperience with MRP system is requiredExperience with Oracle (ERP system) is an assetExperience in a manufacturing environment and LEAN principles would be considered an asset Core Skills Teamwork Strong attention to detail Planning Manufacturing Additional Information Imperial Manufacturing Group is a leading manufacturer and supplier of 7000+ heating, ventilation and structural building products for residential and commercial applications. Recognized as one of "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies", IMG proudly employs over 800 dedicated employees across Canada and the United States. Our employees are valued and recognized as the key to our success; their growth is continually challenged and supported within our dynamic and diversified organization.