• Production Planner

    Job Locations/Ville CA-ON-Whitby
    Date posted / date affichée 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings/# à combler
    Category/ Catégorie
  • Overview/Vue d’ensemble

    Production planning is critical for Spec Gas filling plants where 90% of production are custom make to order mixtures.  This role manages the cylinder/valves asset stock levels (both Linde- and customer owned-), schedules cylinder treatment, filling and blowdowns, coordinates priorities with the plant supervisor in order to maximize output in an ever-changing demand environment. This role also plans production to avoid peaks in the demand, shortages in the supply and to meet customer service levels. This position will also be responsible for accuracy of stock levels and inventory of raw materials and imported-products so the plant can meet customer requirements. In addition this role also plans, supports and facilitate inventory and assembly of all Spec Gas equipment in Canada.


    • Manage SAP Production Planning as it relates to production operations, including scheduling, expediting, and inventory management for both gas and equipment.
    • Review data from MRP runs and convert planned orders to Production Orders or forward Requisitions to Purchasing, for gas and equipment.
    • Release, print and distribute Production Orders to the plant.
    • Initiate Production Orders and Purchase Requisitions for unplanned demands.
    • Maintain safety stock in SAP for stocked gas items.
    • Maintain programmed safety stock and MIN/MAX levels for equipment.
    • Review production and delivery status of in-house shop orders and communicate to Customer Service, Branches and on line short ship report.
    • Responsible for ordering and receiving imported products for Whitby Spec Gas Plant Receive bulk gases and equipment against STO’s and Purchase Orders. Maintain records of purchased products
    • Expedite and organize the shipment of empty cylinders to vendors.
    • Obtain and prepare documents required for the export of full and empty cylinders.
    • Ensure Inventory accuracy and supervise cycle counts and cylinder/equipment inventories. Make stock adjustments in SAP as required
    • Leads bi yearly inventory counts
    • Reconciles inventory discrepancies
    • Back up for Afternoon shift supervisor
    • Maintain replenishment report
    • Maintain Kanbans, layout revisions
    • Owner of production planning database


    Required Skills:


    • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office is required, SAP Production Planning functionality,
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is critical
    • Accounting
    • Process systems knowledge and expertise; Experience in manometric and gravimetric blending techniques, and other common methods of gas blending and filling is required.
    • Coaching
    • Ability to work with all staffing levels
    • Ability to supervise, problem solve, schedule work assignment, and motivate production personnel.


    Required education:

    College Diploma or Degree in field relating to Production Planning and Inventory Control

    Required qualifications:

    2 to 5 Years experience in Production Planning and Inventory Control

    Other qualifications:

    Team player




    Linde Canada is committed to diversity in the workplace and the principles of Employment Equity; we therefore encourage applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with a disability.


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