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Celestica - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Req ID: 43948
Region: Americas
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
City: Mississauga

What’s in it for you?

When you join Celestica, it’s more than just a job. It’s about being part of a team of talented individuals who are passionate about what they do every day, and contributing to our forward thinking and collaborative solutions for our teams and customers.

This is an exciting opportunity for a supply chain / planning professional to join a leading global electronics manufacturing services company. In addition to the global exposure, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will help you grow in your career and within the team.

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
Plans, organizes, controls and executes a production schedule for a designated product or products including program coordination.
Develops production schedules based on actual and forecasted customer demand, product demand profiles and knowledge of the customer.
Analyzes inputs (e.g., capacity, board cycle times, urgency of request, material availability, etc.) to help determine schedule.
Analyzes internal impact (e.g., line scheduling, procurement, logistics, shipping, etc.) of customer scheduling.
Ensures quality and integrity of information used to generate materials requirements plan.
Revises plans as required based on analysis of actuals versus plan.
Manages issues associated with engineering changes to ensure minimal cost exposure, excess materials and risk to customer shipment.
Participates in the introduction of new products and supports the transfer/de-transfer of existing products through planning and analyzing of common and unique materials in support of project deadlines.
Communicates information on materials availability to support build plans throughout the product life cycle. Maintains knowledge of customer volume fluctuations and determines the materials required. Provides information to procurement on demand variances.
Develops and communicates short- and long-term commitments to customers to ship products.
Coordinates necessary resources to meet shipment commitments.
Reviews and reports on aggregate levels of product inventory, inventory exposure, backlog, availability and on-time delivery.
Develops recovery plans if missed shipments occur. Leads continuous improvement of planning processes.
Facilitates development of processes and best practice models for outbound order fulfillment.
Makes decisions surrounding workload allocation and hiring practices.
Provides expert role to other sites and other departments for North American Order Fulfillment models and practices.
Provides training, guidance and may assign work to less experienced employees.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:
Basic knowledge of an electronic manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
Strong knowledge of production planning fundamentals, scheduling, materials requirements planning techniques and manufacturing control systems
Knowledge of purchasing principles, techniques and philosophies.
Knowledge of basic computer applications such as WORD, Excel, PowerPoint and multiple business applications.
Strong understanding of customer needs.
Good analytical and statistical skills.
Ability to plan strategically for the coordinated build and delivery of one or several products.
Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

Experience:
3 to 4 years’ of relevant experience in supply chain / planning.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificate in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS strongly preferred.
Education in Operations Management an asset.

At Celestica, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.