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Scheduler in Toronto at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Design Group is currently looking for a Production Scheduler for our client in the Etobicoke area. Our client is a large manufacturer of plastic bags for large retailers like Walmart and Dollarama. The candidate for this role will be reporting to the Director of Administration and they will be required to schedule the Extrusion and Conversion departments for T-Shirt, Merchandise and Can Liner plant production as well as manages the in-process material and finished goods inventories. The Scheduler performs these tasks in a timely and cost-effective manner ensuring that delivery dates are met and the plant is scheduled to achieve maximum efficiencies. Backup is provided when necessary for the Logistics Assistant as well as assisting management in meeting overall objectives. This role would be a permanent opportunity on a day shift and with a salary range between $65,000 to $75,000 per year.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Well organized,
  • Detail oriented individual with strong analytical skills
  • A sound knowledge of Excel and Word
  • A College graduate with five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferably with scheduling experience
  • Excellent communication skills are required as the incumbent communicates with all levels within the organization.



1. Maintain daily reports re-capping stock items inventory, orders scheduled and roll stock inventory.

2. Review on hand inventory levels of stock items and determine quantities to be produced to ensure min / max levels are maintained.

3. Review custom orders and schedule to meet delivery dates.

4. Determine film requirements and schedules extrusion department accordingly.

5. Prepares dockets using the production reporting system.

6. Issue dockets and schedules for assigned areas and reviews schedules with plant management.

7. Review daily production reports, investigate and resolve problems, and re-issue schedules as required.

8. Creates conversion and Extrusion dockets for new items


1. Assist with the preparation of monthly projections for extrusion and conversion departments ensuring accuracy and completeness.

2. Train Logistic Assistant as a backup for this position

3. Backup Logistic Assistant as required.

4. Scrutinize new designs to ensure that they are correct, meet plant specifications and are in line with company policy

5. Assist management as required.

If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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