Master Scheduler

  • Jones Packaging Inc.
  • 3000 Page Street , London, ON, Canada
  • Aug 16, 2019

Job Description

About Jones Packaging Inc.
Internationally recognized for our expertise in printed packaging, contract packaging and medication delivery products, Jones is a partner for customer-first healthcare packaging solutions.

From folding cartons, labels, intelligent packaging, pouching, blister packaging and vial filling to a wide range of medication dispensing products for pharmacies, hospitals and long-term care facilities, we offer many options to simplify the process for our customers while maximizing their brand’s value and ensuring consumer well-being.

Summary of position
Reporting to the Director, Customer Order Fulfillment, the Master Scheduler will play a crucial role in deciding the overall production flow in the plant. Responsible for overseeing, executing and monitoring the daily schedules based on customer needs, this role will coordinate schedule activities to make sure deadlines are both reasonable and achievable. Working closely with Supply Chain, the Master Scheduler will monitor inventory and materials to prevent shortages or delays in production.

If you love working collaboratively with operations, supply chain and sales to exceed customer’s expectations then this position will be of interest to you.

If you get excited about organizing, planning and scheduling; getting all the puzzle pieces together and completing the puzzle then this position is a perfect fit for you.

If you are a natural at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and making recommendations for continuous improvement in order to keep the production floor humming then you'll want to consider this opportunity.

Here are some the different activities you'll be asked to do:
  • Lead the Planning Team
  • Create and develop the weekly production forecast
  • Establish detailed production plans and confirm material and resource availability
  • Works closely with production,   sales and customer service teams to plan, schedule and communicate status of customer requirements
  • Collaborate with purchasing to ensure delivery/availability of raw material components as required
  • Support new product introduction including material availability, production planning and post mortem analysis.
  • Develop, implement and manage performance metrics
  • Participate as a key team member to consistently achieve improvements to on-time delivery performance
  • Reviews capacity planning, resolves bottlenecks and constraints, as well as suggest process improvements
  • Facilitate Production Tiered Meetings weekly.

If you've got:
  • Several years’ experience as a production planner with aspirations of becoming a maser scheduler OR a few years of experience as a master scheduler and are interested in a change with a leading manufacturer
  • A Materials Management Diploma and/or APIC’s CPIM certificate
  • Experience with an ERP and JIT environment
  • Good communications skills to work with colleagues in various departments in the company
  • Strong organizational skills
  • SAP experience would be an asset
We’d like to hear from you!
Please forward our resume and salary expectations to

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Jones Packaging Inc. will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact the Jones Human Resources department at 519.451.2100 about your needs, and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please also contact the Human Resources department.