May 16, 2024
Mississauga ON, Canada
Job Type


Our client is one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care, and pet products. The team is collaborative, diverse, and innovative, creating inspired packaging while giving back to the community.

Mission / Summary:

The Production Scheduler schedules and coordinates flow of work and materials within or between departments in the plant. Reviews master production schedule and work orders, establishes priorities for specific customer orders, and revises the schedule according to work order specifications, establishes priorities, and evaluates availability or capabilities of workers, parts, material, machines, and equipment. They understand and align business operations and Production as he/she/they executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial, and operational objectives.

Reports to:

Production Manager

Job Functions:

Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Works with complex Excel based scheduling system
  • Manages daily production needs for equipment over a 24-48 hour period (minimum)
  • Creates and maintains daily schedule to balance efficiencies and customer needs
  • Schedules according to Corporate guidelines and inventory goals
  • Maintains work in process (WIP) inventories to maintain appropriate inventory levels
  • Collaborates with customer service to achieve maximum throughput and meet customer requirements
  • Ensures schedule meets shipping commitments to all customers
  • Advises customer service of any unplanned delays in delivery commitments
  • Confers with department supervisors to determine progress of work, to provide information on scheduling changes, and to schedule preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Reviews and communicates production commitments to shipping
  • Researches, compiles, and prepares reports as directed
  • Assesses and makes recommendations to the Production Manager on manpower needs including increases and decreases
  • Serves as partial back-up to Production Manager and Purchasing
  • Serves as partial back-up and support for Logistics
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen the company’s international’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork
  • Other duties as assigned.

Background / Experience / Skills:

  • Manufacturing experience strongly preferred. BS degree in related field and/or equivalent experience in a converting facility is preferred
  • Computer Skills: Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, and database/scheduling programs
  • Requires use of all general office equipment (e.g. fax, copier, telephone, etc.)
  • On call scheduling, logistics, and materials resource outside normal work hours
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Organized

Education / Knowledge:

  • Manufacturing experience strongly preferred. Printing/packaging experience

Schedule Demands:

    • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so

Key Competencies:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Accountability
  • Forecasting
  • Action Oriented
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