Planning Supervisor
Premier Candle Corp
Mississauga, ON

We are looking for a qualified Planning Supervisor who is well-versed in forecasting, procurement and production procedures considering all aspects of production timeliness, and effectiveness. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills who can maintain the demand and quality standards of our customers.

Advanced communication and computer skills are essential for this role.


  • Lead a team of 6 in planning and procurement
  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products / customers
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Assist to determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
  • Assist to Schedule shifts according to production needs
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Keep paperwork organized
  • Collaborate with Finance, QC, Logistics and other staff

Qualification Requirements

  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in a business/accounting related program
  • Degree in Business Administration Commerce or Accounting
  • 3+ years’ work experience in manufacturing an asset
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proven experience as production planner
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Provide support to analysts in cross-functional reporting and analysis
  • Provide additional support and analysis on ad hoc management requests
  • Strong business partnering skills.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with an ability to prioritize workload accordingly
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate with management team and customers
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and experience with SAP and Solar Soft is an asset
  • Proficiency with - pivot tables, v-look ups
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills


Employees are occasionally exposed to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes and fragrances.

***No agencies***

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Supervising: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Production Planning: 3 years (Preferred)
  • ERP: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)