Planning Lead Hand - VPO-809

Planning Lead Hand - VPO-809

09 Sep

09 Sep



Brandt is currently seeking a Planning Lead Hand for our Regina location. This position is responsible for leading a group of people working with the shop and production planning personnel to ensure “Lean” shop flow. The Lead Hand understands the impact of this position to other departments that depend on the accuracy and efficiency of incoming parts and finished goods.

Duties & Responsibilities

Level shop loading for available equipment and personnel.

Work in alignment with Purchasing and Planning personnel to develop, review and confirm information regarding various production schedules.

Review the daily/weekly schedule and ensure all components are gathered,

staged and ready for production prior to delivery to the shop.

Issue materials to production orders as they are staged.

Ensure that all jobs are on time to all Departments when requested.

Report completions of production orders and projects.

Communicate inventory problems to Inventory Control staff, and help to resolve.

Help reduce movement, handling and set ups through Lean initiatives and continuous improvement

Troubleshoot any obstacle impeding on-time delivery by evaluating the process and request adjustments

Communicate with Area Managers, Supervisors and/or Foreman to ensure everything is in alignment with their needs

Assist with Purchasing in returning unneeded components after the project is completed

Creating Non-conformance reports related to parts discrepancies.

Maintain orderliness in keeping with 5S principles.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Strong organizational and leadership skills

Minimum 1 year experience in forklift.

High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability.

Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines.

Must be highly motivated, possess excellent communication skills and able to lead by example.

Physically fit to manually handle all goods, steel and products as required

Able to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions regarding departmental operations including material requisitions.

Must have knowledge of steel dimensions and terminology

Required Experience

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