Ontario L6T 3W8
A challenging position and active involvement in a progressive organization where I can utilize proven technical skills as well as past experience and education.
Highly dependable, punctual and efficient individual
Supportive team worker, committed and responsible
Able to prioritize workload and meet deadline
Function well in a high energy environment
Reputation for ethical relationship with staff and management.
Proficient in: MRP, ERP, Visual Mfg 2000, SAP Manufacturing, JDE, Excel, and KaanBaan
JUN 2018 –SEPT 2018 AGFA INC
Buyer - Planner /Master Planner Scheduler
Responsible for developing the Master Production Plan (in SAP) and to comply with the customer demand issuing the plant with a weekly production plan consistent with plant capacity and sales forecast.
Streamlining Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) and creating Standard Operating Processes (SOP’s) for the smooth transition of flow in the production process cycle. Assist in the root cause analysis for issues in Production /Quality Control /Procurement/Shipping –Receiving
Convert “Planned” orders into “Production” orders and run the exception reports daily.
Adjusted “Lead time” /”Labor” settings and “Routings” as per the recommendations of the Production Manager.
Create new part numbers for Purchasing / Production /Service based on the Engineering Change Notes.
Implement directives from the (Engineering team) based in Europe to make changes to existing BOM’s, creation of new BOM’s,creating new part numbers for Canadian / US facilities, and to close the Engineering Change Module reports in a timely fashion.
Liaise with the Manager(s) of various departments Engineering /Purchasing /Quality Control /Production to get a feedback for completing an ECM.
Chair Production Meeting every morning to review Status of Customer orders
FEB 2017 – AUG 2017 MIRION TECHNOLOGIES
(6 Month Contract) (Concord)
(ALTIS H.R) Production Planner /Coordinator
Planning and Forecasting Production Schedule and Inventory using SAP Module system.
Work with Production Supervisor, Purchasing and Customer Service Manager, Sales Team to plan and coordinate production schedules.
Monitor workflow and schedules to ensure on-time delivery.
Work with Production, Customer Service & Engineering to develop potential solutions to improve production performance.
Develop effective scheduling process to achieve production objectives.
Address Production issues in a timely fashion by chairing the All Hands Production meeting once every week.
Generate and update Production Schedule to Production Supervisor and Customer Service as well as to our Sub -Vendors for critical decision making purposes on a weekly basis.
Plan, Schedule and monitor material movement in Production cycle to ensure continuous operations.
Develop process improvements for Inventory, Manufacturing and Production control systems.
Assist the Product Managers in confirming,verifying,and making changes to the BOM’s
AUG 2014 –JULY 2015 MILACRON (MOLD-MASTERS) LIMITED
(1 Year Contract) (Georgetown)
Production Planner /Scheduler /Inventory Controller/ Buyer
Responsible for developing and incorporating tracking data to monitor workflow.
Monitoring inventory investment and stocking levels
Verifying inventory data integrity and monitoring W.I.P.
Buying steel for manufacturing of mold plates
Releasing planned orders for production, and creating specific routings for process operations.
Plan and control resource capacity available for all shifts, as well as labor planning
Liaising with the Engineering team regarding ECO’s and design work, as well as monitoring time constraints for new designs, and approving for production.
Forecasting, planning and scheduling new orders, and tracking current orders in production for a timely completion.
Participate and lead production meetings to improve in productivity and reducing material wastage also Identify and troubleshoot areas of bottlenecking in production.
APR 2013 – OCT 2013 UTC –GOODRICH AEROSPACE (LANDING GEAR)
(6 Month Contract) (Oakville)
Compile and maintain manual or computerized records such as material inventory, in –process production reports, status and locations of materials.
Management of all work orders, including processing production orders, purchase orders and sales order documentation in support of in time delivery and inventory accuracy ensuring and maintaining integrity of documentations, also tracking on the progress of work orders.
Act as liaison with external suppliers or sister divisions and/or internal support groups such as Production Planning, Quality Control, Shipping /Receiving and others for timely movement of manufacturing processes and materials
Co-ordinate and monitor movement of materials and parts in relation to overall product progress: identify behind schedule programs and report deviations to Operational Management, report overall performance of their product family against schedule when necessary
Manage on time delivery to satisfy internal /external customer requirements
Review shortages, spares/ transfer requests to match physical count to perpetual, review, correct and reconcile discrepancies
Manage Inventory transactions including material issue, transfer between branch plants, R&O and Product Support, shipments on Sales orders, receipts from work order closures and additional usage as reported.
Communicate lead times, safety stock levels, run quantities to the Program Planner
Utilizing the SAP manufacturing program, and Excel
OCT 2007 – FEB 2013 BLUE GIANT EQUIPMENT CORPORATION
Production Planner /Inventory Controller-for Manufactured Parts
Plans and prepares schedules for production components. Reviews / analyses KANBAN, MRP output reports and online screens to determine valid requirements. Approves and releases work orders to shop floor for components, and other non-component projects requiring materials or labor (R &D, Jigs, etc). Components include components required for equipment production, and after sales support (parts and service)
Monitors, and maintains work order due dates to ensure validity and expedites as required to meet schedules and customer expectations. Closes and cancels work orders KaanBaan releases when appropriate. Set up daily Production and Labor schedules.
Assists in maintaining parts, routings and bills of materials are correct. Ensures that operation sequences, shop resources, run times, materials and other parameters are properly assigned. Also participate in weekly Production requirement Planning meetings. Monitors and adjusts inventory re-order levels i.e. KANBAN quantities.
Prepares various production reports: dispatch reports, pick lists, etc.
Prints released job paperwork so that production always have appropriate job packet available, as needed. Assists production with any job paperwork or pick list issues they have. Resolve these issues to assure the integrity of inventory and MRP accuracy. This includes recording of quantities and time for work order completion.
Proactively monitors component availability and work with purchasing to ensure on time delivery of all required components.
Maintains perpetual inventory system from manufactured components.
Works with other manufacturing support organizations (i.e., Procurement, Production Support engineering) and operations personnel to resolve issues.
Performs Master Scheduler duties regarding Production Schedules and revisions as necessary and appropriate to this position.
Create Production Quotes for Aftermarket Sales for the Sales and Parts Departments.
MAR 2005 – JULY 2007 COMMUNICATIONS AND POWER INDUSTRIES
Material Planner / Buyer
Review Material Planning Schedule on a weekly basis with other Planners.
Review build schedules and forecasts for Material Planning and shop floor capacity
Discuss and review new orders with Customer Service department and verify completion
dates based on material availability, negotiate pricing, and perform buying functions .
Enter orders into the scheduler verifying completion due dates to drive MRP demand.
Release routers to the assembly line to start kitting orders
Progress chase with relevant buyers and vendors for part shortages.
Supervise a staff of 5 employees in one assembly department.
Plan and forecast for demand in the system for material planning.
Arrange for material transportation delivery to our site from various locations
JAN 2004 – FEB 2005 CANADIAN FIREPLACE MANUFACTURERS
Materials Planner /Buyer
Scheduled parts for the assembly line, liaised with outside vendors for Just in Time Deliveries.
Processed MRP orders on a daily basis using KaanBaan
Prepared production schedules for vendors and maintained them.
Dealt with Casting Supplier from the US (Castings 5000/wk/model).
Responsible for planning for packaging material (8000pcs of cartons /wk/model).Responsible for Fasteners(approximately 10000pcs /wk)
NOV 2001 – APR 2003 AIRCRAFT APPLIANCES AND EQUIPMENT LTD
Production Controller /Planner
Scheduled production runs for prototypes and production models (2units /wk).
Coordinated traffic flow of supplies of raw materials
Coordinated activities with shop floor and Production Control
Monitored production progress
Sourced for raw materials, negotiated pricing with suppliers for intrinsic machining
Outsourced jobs to outside vendors due to time constraints
1980 -1983 THE POLYTECHNIC OF CENTRAL LONDON (UK)
Higher National Diploma (In Mechanical Engineering)
Dynamics and Control
Mechanics of Fluids