The programmer Scheduler is responsible to ensure of the accuracy and completeness of the information feed to the CNC equipment within the metal processing division. This information must be available to ensure the equipment and raw materials are best utilized while ensure the needs of the customers are being meet.
Duties and Responsibilities
Programing and scheduling of the various pieces of CNC equipment within the metal processing area. Including, plasma torch, Laser, Press brakes and Rolls.
Focus on manufacturing products in the most efficient manner while increasing factory throughput and output.
Focus on continuous improvement and Lean initiatives.
Work closely with programming and scheduling manager to ensure an accurate short and long term plan to meet the needs of the metal processing customers.
Ensure material utilization is better than the prescribed requirement, if not must raise issue to the manager
Generate reports indicating machine performance and material utilization
Follow standard operating procedures as defined by manager and give input and suggestions on ways to improve
Monitor loading on each piece of equipment and shift work between work centers to maintain a level load, shortest lead time and effective use of raw materials.
Other duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required.
Very good organization and team collaboration skills
Self-starter who is results oriented with a strong work ethic
Attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
Ability to learn software programs very quickly
Can read drawings
Technical training such as mechanical technologist diploma or engineering degree would be an asset
Preference given to individuals Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) accreditation
Experience in programing and operating CNC equipment, including lasers, press brakes, plasmas, rolls, saws and mills.
Experience with nesting software with preference to experience in Sigmanest and Trumpf software.
Proficient in CAD software with preference to experience in Solidworks.
Basic knowledge of MRP systems and inventory management
This is a shift work position