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Production Scheduler (MATERNITY LEAVE)

Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Orangeville, ON, CA, L9W 3Z9

Company: Novolex Holdings, LLC

At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



Job Title:

Production Scheduler (Maternity Leave Contract)


Position Summary:

To process and schedule all work orders through the plant so as to maximize efficiency and meet customer due dates.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct scheduling meetings daily
  • Organize production schedule by studying work order specifications, current schedule and availability of equipment, materials, and operators to ensure efficient workflow through all departments.
  • Adjust schedule to meet customer requirements balanced with maximizing resource efficiency.
  • Calculate delivery dates for each order.
  • Set the firm schedule line for each workstation.
  • Export and email copies of the schedule by 11:00AM daily.
  • Communicate to Department heads/Lead hands when scheduling issues/changes occur or when workstations are falling behind schedule.
  • Liaison between production and customer service to keep customers informed of any status changes.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of planning and control systems.
  • Resist requests to change the schedule that would negatively impact efficiencies.
  • Purchase specialty films and manage them through the schedule
  • Weekly reporting of open orders, forecast, and backlogs to S&OP team and Plant Manager
  • Projects as assigned.


Candidate Requirements:

  • College/University degree
  • Manufacturing processes and multi- level production planning.
  • 5 Years industry experience and 2 years Production scheduling
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and general computer skills
  • Microsoft Dynamics Navision ERP system experience is a definite asset
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Knowledge of flexo printing, extrusion and bag making processes.
  • Packaging experience is preferred
  • The manufacturing environment is fast paced and requires a high level of attention to details.
  • Individual must be action oriented and have a sense of urgency
  • This position requires an individual strong in:   
  • Engagement, Listening, and Interpersonal skills
  • Problem Solving and Trouble Shooting
  • Organizational and Communication skills
  • Achieving high Safety and Quality standards
  • Self-initiative to pursue proactive process, people, equipment, systems and facility continuous improvement

Please no recruiting agencies

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


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