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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5685

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jan 7, 2022

Production Planner (Repetitive Equipment Manufacturing)


Job Description


•    Creation and maintenance of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) to drive the manage the Material Requirements Plan (MRP)
•    Creation of the Shop Floor Schedule that supports the business objectives and customer demand
•    Inventory control & management through investigation, analysis and reporting  


•    Daily communication with Production and co-ordination of production schedules
•    Ensure system updates are conducted to provide accurate planning for purchasing activities and manufacturing capacity considerations
•    Review and respond to MPS messages to create and manage work orders
•    Analyze & maintain capacity needs to develop realistic manufacturing schedules
•    Analyze and communicate part availability to determine potential impacts on production schedule and action necessary to mitigate customer orders
•    Accurate and timely processing of Engineering changes
•    Analyze and adjust inventory as required (inventory adjustments, reclassifications, receipt reversals and cycle counts)
•    Weekly review of system generated inventory reports to identify inconsistencies such as negative location counts, WIP levels and on hand dollar balances
•    Monthly reporting of inventory accuracy
•    Monthly review of slow-moving inventory
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct 


•    Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in a materials management & supply chain environment in the capacity of Master Scheduler, Material and/or Production Planner using MRPII/ERP software (preference will be given to those with JD Edwards)

Education & Skills:
•    A post-secondary education in the field of Materials Management or Business Administration
•    CPIM or CSCP Certification preferred
•    Ability to co-ordinate and prioritize tasks and assignments and demonstrate attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
•    Strong written & verbal communication skills
•    Experience with Lean Manufacturing & Continuous Improvement concepts, tools and methodology

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Life Sciences division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.



Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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