Material Planner / Production Scheduler (Canada) in Cambridge at Volt

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $27.35 - $27.35/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description


We are currently looking to hire a Material Planner/ Production Scheduler for our Client in the Automation industry in Cambridge, ON for approximately a 12-month contract with the possibility of extension, through Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Job Title: Material Planner/ Production Scheduler
  • Client: in the Automation industry
  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Location: Cambridge, Ontario, CAN, (N1R)
  • Term: August 13th 2018 to August 12th 2019 (12 months contract)
  • Hours per week: 40 Hours per week: 8 hours paid time per day
  • Pay Rate: $27.35/hr + benefits available

Position Description:

Under general supervision, plan and formulate production schedules to conform to master schedules. Organize procedures for a specific allocation of time, and select method of manufacture to meet shipping commitments and inventory forecasts. Act as a liaison between production, engineering, purchasing and sales to address and resolve problems. Schedule the most economical procedures and equipment utilization. Monitor production progress, material inventories, and other factors affecting schedules. Revise schedules and issue change orders as needed.


• University degree

• Post secondary education in materials management,
CPIM, CIRM, CPP or equivalent. APICS certification is preferred


• Minimum 3 years’ experience within a production/inventory control environment is required.

• Working knowledge of ERP systems is essential, preferably SAP.

• Demonstrated high proficiency of computer skills including working knowledge of Excel, Word, and SAP.

• Customer service and quality oriented with a passion for learning.

• Demonstrated analytical and creative problem solving skills.

• Effective working independently or in a team environment

Note: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer.