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Production Scheduler

Date: Sep 30, 2021

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T1E5

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

Reports to: Master Scheduler

Department: Scheduling

Site: Brampton, Ontario


Job purpose

The Production Scheduler ensures that production schedules are created and completed on time, and within budget. Plays a key role in the overall business growth and inventory reduction strategies. Works closely with the functional leaders and site materials teams to ensure best practices are implemented in demand planning, inventory planning, production planning, and supply planning, with linkage to site financials


Key Job Duties

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate material release to the production scheduling systems based on total demand requirements and capacity availability.
  • Actively monitor impact to material availability and production schedule from customer demand over and above the production plan.
  • Identify, report, and recommend solutions on the production line and capacity restrictions to proactively plan and eliminate bottlenecks that affect capacity planning.
  • Schedule production in coordination with manufacturing, maintenance, machine and tools maintenance, and/or overhaul plans.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and provide recommended solutions
  • Generate and deliver analysis and presentations as required by management
  • Support the development of inventory strategies and plans per the company goals and objectives.
  • Disseminate inventory strategies to sister divisions.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Management


Job Requirements          

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience in production planning.          
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience within production/demand planning.
  • Experience in plastics manufacturing is preferred.
  • Proficient with various computer applications such as Microsoft, Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, and ERP systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to develop reports by extracting, manipulating, and analyzing data from various sources.
  • Good understanding of bill of materials structures and demand sources.
  • Able to rely on judgment and experience in order to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Detail orientated
  • Able to work with minimal supervision



Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publically 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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