Junior Planner / Scheduler at Kadant Carmanah Design

Junior Planner / Scheduler

Surrey, BC

Are you are just getting out of school and looking to begin your career in the field of manufacturing?  Perhaps you have an engineering, supply chain or operations background and are looking to build experience.  We believe that passionate people with a desire to learn is essential to a high functioning work environment and we are willing to train the right candidate for the job.

 we believe the best investment we can make is in our people and that seeing someone undergo mentorship and gain confidence in their respective position results in a strong team with the skills to face any challenges that arise.  We believe in teamwork, leadership, and integrity.  The ideal candidate would be very organized, meticulous and have an attitude of continuous improvement to be most successful.  If this sounds like you – we want to see you on our team.

Our company is recognized as a global leader of innovation in the design and manufacture of equipment in the Engineered Wood products industry and is the largest supplier of Stranders used in the production of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and other wood-based composites.


The Role:

The Planner/Scheduler will work closely with Engineering, Sales, Purchasing, Production, and all departments on the manufacturing floor, to ensure the timely creation and release of job travelers and purchasing documentation for the manufacture of equipment.

The primary focus is to ensure planned dates for sales order ship dates are met.  This is done through:

  1. Reviewing and adjusting available capacities in the fabrication, machining, assembly, and packaging departments.
  2. Working with purchasing department to follow up and expedite any required materials for both manufacturing jobs and customer sales orders.

To be successful in this job, the incumbent must be familiar with the capabilities of a modern manufacturing plant, self-disciplined, problem solve and able to communicate effectively in a dynamic team environment. 








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