Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, Quebec, Canada
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ABB Installation Products (ELIP) provide customers with engineered installation and safety solutions, which are easier to design, install and maintain - providing sustainable and superior performance for continuous operation throughout their life span.
Under the authority of the Head of Service Materials Management Department, you will be responsible for the planning and inventory of the factory, while working in close cooperation with the Operations Team, Customer Service and the managers responsible for the production performance. The Lead Production Planner is responsible for converting the customer orders and sales forecasts into a detailed and optimized production schedule. You will ensure the accuracy of the planning and optimize the use of the equipment and labor to maximize the production activities.
Ensure responsibility for the production planning, preparation, and coordination of the launch of production.
Plan, coordinate, measure and reconcile the actual performance of the production with the original sales forecasts to maintain a high level of customer service and allow the delivery of products promptly.
React and integrate promptly the new information provided by the Sales, Customer Service or Operations teams, and adjust the production plan accordingly.
Identify opportunities to improve the planning tools and processes and take the initiative to carry out ideas.
Analyze various data sources to identify improvement opportunities.
Complete production reports and manage the performance indicators effectively.
Recommend improvement plans to address scheduling delays.
Plan and control the capacity needs and maintain priorities.
Communicate the updated planning of operations to all services.
Produce production reports allowing close follow-up.
Initiate and participate in the development of procedures to improve the production process.
Have a good knowledge of inventory control and supply chain systems.
Develop, for work groups under its responsibility, optimized production schedules based on sales forecasts, customer orders priorities, and labor and equipment availability.
Optimize the plant capacity while minimizing operating costs.
Identify and communicate proactively the risks of stock shortage and produce the relevant action plans to correct the situation.
Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management
3 to 5 years of experience in inventory management, order planning and storage associated with a production environment
Solid knowledge of new just-in-time management and various concepts such as Lean Manufacturing and 6 Sigma
APICS certification is an asset
Great ability to identify and solve problems in a professional and appropriate manner (DMAIC)
Very good customer service orientation and great abilities in tracking and complying with tight deadlines
Autonomy, rigor, thoroughness and decision-making skills
Strong ability in managing personnel (motivation, listening skills, teamwork, etc.)
Very strong leadership, initiative and communication abilities
Great ability in planning and managing priorities to meet tight deadlines
Ability to quickly adapt to evolving environments
Ability to manage various priorities and to work under pressure
Bilingualism (French and English) - mandatory
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