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Production Planner in Brantford at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


ON Brantford

Job Type:

Production Planning

Job Posting Title:

Production Planner

Job Description:


  • Plan production activities to fulfill sales orders while maintaining inventory requirements
  • Schedule production to allow delivery of finished goods in a timely manner
  • Release production work orders in sequence of production line capabilities to ensure resources are utilized to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Develop a master schedule consisting of internal and external requirements to assure customer on-time delivery while optimizing resources and inventory levels
  • Expedite operational schedule delays and alter as required
  • Communicate frequently with corporate planning department to achieve targeted customer service levels and inventory turn over
  • Coordinate the supply of finished goods to distribution centers
  • Coordinate and lead weekly scheduling meetings to discuss issues and find out ways to improve production planning
  • Monitor schedule attainment and analyze variances
  • Review ongoing analysis of weekly, monthly and future capacity to optimize production level.  Achieve manufacturing continuity during low and high volume months
  • Coordinate material counts and availability with purchasing
  • Determine optimum run quantity to maximize raw material usage, process capability and production efficiencies
  • Work with procurement on timing of required ingredients
  • Escalate issues such as insufficient capacity to meet production backlog or when a surplus in capacity exists within the next 4 week horizon

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • As a minimum possess a Bachelor Degree
  • APICS CPIM Certificate preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in manufacturing, planning, logistics and supply chain
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft application, with exceptional skills in Excel
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
  • Knowledge of QAD and SAP systems required
  • Knowledge of transportation and warehousing logistics
  • Strong communication skills.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team

    Treehouse offers a great working environment with career advancement opportunities, a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.