Production Control Analyst (Cambridge, ON) in Cambridge at Volt

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description


Job Description:

We are looking to hire a Production Control Analyst (Materials Planning) for our Client in Cambridge, ON for approximately a 12 months' assignment with the possibility of extension, through Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: in the Semiconductor industry
  • Title: Production Control Analyst (Materials Planning)
  • Term: 12 months with the possibility of extension
  • Location: Cambridge, ON N1R5X1
  • Pay Rate: $27.35/hr (T4) + benefits available
  • Shift: Day Shift Monday to Friday at 40 hours paid time per week (8am-4:30pm EST)

*Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information*

*Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada without employment sponsorship*


The Production Control Analyst is responsible for managing materials and scheduling production lines to meet business and customer service goals. As an individual contributor, the expectation is that you will use proven leadership and change management skills to drive improvements in business performance related to inventory investment and production scheduling.


  • Maintain and implement the materials plan supporting the master production schedule in accordance with actual customer demand.
  • Updates plant SAP material records as required (lot size, safety stocks, reorder points, lead times, etc.).
  • Follow-up with suppliers on component availability related issues/concerns to ensure shipment and on-time performance to support production requirements
  • Use business metrics in order to evaluate and recommend actions required to achieve Inventory Objectives.
  • Schedule work orders based on plant/line capacity to maximize the plant/line labor absorption
  • Analyze and drive pertinent KPI’s, as well as, lead and implement plant-specific improvement activities using Continuous Improvement (Lean, TQM, APICS) methodologies
  • Plan and control the manufacturing schedule to coordinate manufacturing plans that achieve the company objectives relative to customer service, resource/capacity utilization and low inventory investment.
  • Engaging effectively with Project Management & Engineering, Supply Chain Planning and Operations to facilitate the Master Schedule reflecting orders based on material/capacity availability.
  • Ability to articulate/demonstrate how data drives decisions


  • University degree, preferably in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or Operations
  • Post-secondary education in materials management, CPIM, CIRM, CPP, APICS certification or equivalent is preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Data analysis experience, Computer knowledge, etc.
  • Asset to have: SAP experience


• 1-2 years’ experience in production and inventory control, supply chain, manufacturing operations.
• Demonstrated high proficiency of computer skills including working knowledge of Excel, Word, and SAP (preferred)Data Analysis and Data mining is important for this role. KPIs  - inventory levels and metrics are measured in this role.
• Legal authorization to work in Canada is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

• Adapts to change by identifying implications of change for the Client and own job and adjusting as needed and working with others as appropriate to implement change initiatives.
• Takes responsibility for continuous development and performance; provides and asks for performance feedback.
• Apply metrics to measure and ensure that process improvement initiatives deliver “value”.

• Ability to work in an environment prone to deadlines and shifting priorities.
• Develops effective working relationships with others. Willingly contributes ideas within and across work groups, and teams with others to complete varied work assignments. Leverages own expertise by sharing lessons learned, documenting processes, conducting team de-briefings, etc. Understands the importance of working toward common goals.
• Ability to interact with various levels of management.

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