Position:  Production Scheduler Assistant
Location:  Leamington, Ontario
Job Id:  1549
# of Openings:  1

Production Scheduler Assistant - Leamington, Ontario
 
High Park Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, a global leader in cannabis cultivation, processing, and distribution. Tilray serves patients in Canada and around the world with a diverse range of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products as High Park Company focuses on creating distinctive products for adult Canadian consumers.
 
About High Park Company
High Park Company was established to develop, sell, and distribute inspiring and iconic adult-use cannabis brands. 
 
About Tilray
Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.
 
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?

 

Job Summary
Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Scheduler Assistant will work closely with the Head Grower on inventory management and data entry including demand planning, inventory planning, production planning and supply planning. The Production Scheduler Assistant shall track and report on production schedules being created and completed on time, and within budget. 
 
Job Description
 
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Update Acumatica on all upstream production activities
  • Generate reports on inventory from Acumatica
  • Assist in inventory counts
  • Enter all relevant documentation into the necessary spread sheets
  • Assist in writing SOP’s with guidance from Subject Matter Experts
  • Maintain Production Training Needs matrix; ensure all production staff are up to date on training. Help establish a yearly refresher program
  • Data Entry
  • Preparing production schedules and issuing production tickets per production schedule
  • Participating with Material Requirement Planning
  • Coordinating activities with warehouse production units and traffic flow of supplies
  • Preparing and maintaining progress and other reports including Key Performance Indicators
  • Reviewing long-term forecasts to identify and mitigate possible capacity/material issues and recommending appropriate action

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree preferred (i.e. business or supply chain management) or equivalent experience + a minimum of a one year diploma.
  • Experience as a Production Scheduler, preferably in manufacturing would be considered an asset.
  • Certified in Production & Inventory Management through APICS is an asset.
  • Knowledge of MPS/MRP, Demand Flow, JIT, Forecasting, Inventory Planning, Kanban, and Supply Chain design preferred.
  • Experience with Acumatica software systems preferred.
  • Team player within cross functional, multi-disciplined team.
  • Strong knowledge Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to maintain filing systems, databases, and basic diary/minutes management.
  • Detail-oriented and self-directed in execution of tasks required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and be ready and willing to work a flexible schedule.
  • Strong customer service orientation and strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and its executive team.
  • Able to determine and prioritize proper team size per activity
  • Maintain a positive outlook and willingness to learn and contribute to company success
  • Maintain confidentiality and attain necessary skills/competencies
  • Able to take and give direction and follow all company policies/procedures
  • Must have an awareness of company needs and foresee potential problems
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Positive contribution and personal commitment/responsibility to a respectful workplace
 

High Park welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.

 Please note that High Park does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). High Park does not charge any application, processing or onboarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process. 

 When replying to emails, please ensure the sender name and email address match exactly.  Please also ensure the Reply-To address matches the sending address exactly.If you are concerned about the authenticity of an email, letter, or call purportedly from, for, or on behalf of High Park, please send an email inquiry to infosec@tilray.com


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