Production Control Planner

Colt Canada

Colt Canada

POSITION TITLE:               Production Control Planner

PAY GRADE:                       $25.00/hour – $34.00/hour

DEPARTMENT:                  330 – Production Control

REPORTS TO:                     Master Scheduler


  • Review Engineering Change Requirements and Process Routing Requests for Material impact. Provide appropriate feedback
  • Review and schedule all new sales orders in the system
  • Review material requirements in MRP
  • Create Job Traveler packages (requesting manufacturing process, ensure correct authorization) and ensure serialization is maintained as per procedures (when required)
  • Issue Job Travelers, monitor and report on work in process, review and complete Job Travelers
  • Create and maintains the production plan in MRP system based on available production capacity (Machine & labour)
  • Coordinates client requirements with internal teams i.e. Procurement, Production, Engineering, Sales, and Quality
  • Organize data and information for weekly production meetings
  • Have an understanding and assist where needed with annual physical inventory and cycle counts
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Thorough understanding of materials management and product life cycles
  • MRP Experience (Epicor MRP is considered an asset)


  • Obtain Enhanced Security Clearance from the Government of Canada
  • Maintenance of secure and confidential company information
  • To ensure all policies, procedures and ISO 9001 regulations pertaining to your duties are complied with
  • To ensure co-workers and you are working in a safe manner following all Health & Safety policies and to report all unsafe conditions to your supervisor


  • Post-secondary education in Materials Management or demonstrated equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in product control
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in all aspects of Material Requirements Planning to include a complete understanding of the interaction between Bill of Materials, inventory levels, planning, purchase requisitions, Job Travelers and Customer requirements
  • Understanding of machine shop/assembly environment
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in, Microsoft office (Excel and Outlook), ERP Software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Office environment – extensive periods of sitting, keyboarding, problem solving, analysis, negotiation, and presentation
  • Manufacturing Environment – Safety shoes and glasses required when working on the shop floor. Additional PPE required as prescribed in specific areas


  • 100% company paid benefits
  • Flexible vacation
  • Match pension contributions and Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Regular, company provided, meals
  • Annual performance and wage reviews


Colt Canada provides accommodation in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

Colt Canada understands the value of having a diverse team and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to employment equity, and encourage all qualified individuals, including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal Peoples to apply for our career opportunities. Colt Canada strives to create an accessible and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

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