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MANUCTURING PLANNING ASSOCIATE

 

Reporting to the Production Planning Manager, West the Manufacturing Planning Associate role will work closely with our facilities to gather requirements and produce production and manufacturing schedules to support our national and international operations. This role will appeal to an outstanding problem solver who excels at creating complex modelling and thrives in a collaborative environment. If you are the type of analytical individual who is committed to planning and prioritizing tasks, then you would be a great addition to our team. Occasional travel will be required for this role.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating and maintaining portions of the overall Master Production Schedule in the ERP system (Sage X3) and other systems as required
  • Combining demand forecasts and inventory reports to create efficient production growing plans for all sites and determine final product manufacturing allocations
  • Optimizing manufacturing schedules, including coordination of work orders and assumed time frames to ensure sufficient product availability within several distinct markets
  • Communicating expected availability and real-time delays to stakeholders while providing mitigation recommendations and shifts
  • Developing daily and weekly schedules for various Production departments
  • Managing facility forecast models, analyze trends, manage forecast tools, and maintain accurate data
  • Working closely with operational teams to ensure we are in line with machine capacities, materials and manpower availability
  • Scheduling and tracking all product through the entire product realization cycle
  • Continuously track demand vs. capacity as well production and quality control schedule adherence
  • Ensuring all the production routing is updated and accurate
  • Ensuring production plans are communicated to stakeholders to ensure sufficient procurement and staffing demands and lead times
  • Maintaining all inventory with completing analysis and adjusting when required in the ERP system (finished goods, supply, consumables)
  • Defining and determining trends, proceed with all required planning analysis to identify any issue
  • Consulting with functional teams such as supply planning, sales, production planning and procurement to obtain relevant data and insights on demand
  • Other duties as required 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Broad knowledge and excellent understanding of a range of business intelligence concepts and common business functions and practices, including but not limited to maintenance management, inventory management, customer service, records management, policies and procedures, finance systems and reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities and requirements
  • Self-motivated and customer focused
  • Experience working with ERP software
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and collaborate on projects
  • Ability to think strategically, problem solve and make quick decisions
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel (advanced skills)
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Time management and follow-up skills; highly organized and detail oriented
  • Effective team player and leader; approachable and supportive
  • Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • 2-3 years experience production planning in a manufacturing environment
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience considered an asset

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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