Job Description

  • Posted Date2 weeks ago(4/12/2018 11:54 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Production Scheduler will be responsible for ensuring best practice(s) in demand planning, inventory planning, production planning and supply planning. He/she will plan an inventory reduction strategies. This position will work closely with the Manufacturing and Materials teams. Production Scheduler shall be responsible for coordinating the activities of production and operation workers, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. The Production Scheduler shall ensure that production schedules are created and completed on time, and within budget, in order to meet Customer Quality and Delivery requirements


    1. Prepare daily production schedules
    2. Issue all work orders per production schedule
    3. Participate with Material Requirement Planning improvements/implementation team
    4. Assist with Cycle counting/Bar Coding
    5. Ensure integrity of Data Entry
    6. Train staff to function in their absence
    7. Participate with Inventories.
    8. Estimate materials and labour required for production
    9. Co-ordinate activities with warehouse and production units
    10. Co-ordinate traffic flow of supplies
    11. Monitor production progress
    12. Compile worksheets and specifications of orders
    13. Prepare and maintain progress and other reports
    14. Create, maintain, and ensure execution of the Production Schedule
    15. Review long-term forecasts to identify and mitigate possible capacity/material issues and recommend appropriate action.
    16. Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints and grievances
    17. Enforce safety and sanitation regulations


    1. Minimum grade 12 and
    2. ASQC accreditation; or
    3. Two years work experience in a production environment
    4. Team player within multi-disciplined team.
    5. Strong organizational skill set
    6. Experience in cross functional team
    7. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering, as well as inventory control of these items
    8. Experience in managing third-party service providers
    9. Strong computer skills
    10. Able to maintain filing systems, databases, and basic diary/minutes management
    11. Knowledge of local and federal regulations and ordinances
    12. Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and decision making skills


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance
    • RRSP retirement savings plan
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. Ontario Human Rights Code and AODA.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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