Production Planner

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. has been engaged to identify a skilled Production Planner for a company based in the lower mainland with a complex portfolio of fabrication and assembly projects.


The role manages production quality and ensures adequate materials and labor are available for required production schedules.


Initially a 12-month contract term this role has the potential for long term work for the right candidate.



  • Oversee and work with production ensuring smooth flow of activities, labor and materials
  • Identify areas for improvement, ways to better manage production work packages and gain efficiencies, and cost reductions.
  • Set up and maintain optimal material flow through work cells.
  • Oversee and coordinate with Production on specific assembly procedures and shop orders. Track and report on completion rates and progress of orders.
  • Monitor progress and material burn rates.
  • Coordinate change requests with Engineering and production teams
  • Ensure materials are properly tracked and allocated to each job for reporting purposes.
  • Prioritize fabrication, assembly, and installation requirements
  • Responsible for production area planning and organizational flow.
  • Create and maintain production BOM’s
  • Liaise with internal departments to coordinate operational development.
  • Plan and roadmap manufacturing requirements and capabilities.


  • Trades certificate from a recognized program and/or technical diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar preferred.
  • 5 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong ERP & MRP system experience.
  • Experience in optimizing Materials planning processes
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite especially Word and Excel.
  • Experience reading CAD / managing blueprints



  • $35-45/hr


 **Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.