Planning Associate

  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Employee Services
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    North York, Ontario

Adecco, a leading staffing company strives to get people into work across 60 countries worldwide. Every day, we empower people of all ages and from all walks of life to gain fulfilling and rewarding roles. We work closely with employers and business partners to ensure this happens, by understanding their needs, helping them to devise and deliver short and long-term hiring strategies. We then bring job seekers and employers together to achieve maximum impact.
Our associates work with us due to the professional work environment, career growth opportunities, challenging and meaningful work and the rewards system we have in place.

Planning Associate Job Summary:
Adecco is currently hiring for a Planning Associate with our client at Toronto, On. As a planning associate, you will support in the planning of a production schedule for a designated product(s). Consolidates customer forecasts; performs Master Production Schedule (MPS) / Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) inputting and validation. The incumbent will also be responsible for parameter management and reporting for designated products. Ensures alignment of customer purchase orders with production scheduling. Assists with product End-of-Life analysis and development of action plans. Coordinates shop order releases and materials kitting requirements. Identifies parts shortages and works with appropriate people to expedite material and/or approve material substitution. Tracks shipments according to commit date to customer and notifies Planner of potential issues/problems.

Planning Associate Knowledge and Skills required:

- Knowledge of production planning fundamentals, scheduling, materials requirements planning techniques and manufacturing control systems
- Knowledge of purchasing principles, techniques and philosophies.
- Knowledge of computer applications and the ability to learn and use multiple applications specific to this department including the ERP and office systems. (SAP, Excel is a must)
- Understanding of specific customer needs.
- Math and data entry skills.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
- Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
- Lean and Six Sigma exposure.

Planning Associate Experience Requirement:
Three years' relevant experience.

Manufacturing experience is good to have but not necessary.

Planning Associate Typical Education:
Bachelor's degree in related field, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Educational requirements may vary by geography.

Benefits of working with us as Planning Associate:
- Above minimum wage $ 24 - 26/ hour (depending on pay)
- Monday to Friday shift
- Long term ongoing contracts
- 4% vacation pay
- Weekly pay periods
- Benefits after 600 hours
- Generous referral bonus program

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