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Production Planner

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Who is Guardian Industries?

When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings.SRG Global™, aGuardian Industriescompany, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. 

And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! To Learn more visit our website at: https://www.guardian.com

Guardian Industries or SRG Global or Guardian Glassis seeking you to become our next Production Planner! 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Approves materials, costs, manufacturing equipment, and the size of workforce needs to manufacture goods
  • Predicts how long a project will take to complete
  • Develops a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet predicted completion date
  • Liaises with customers, suppliers, the human resources department, and maintenance employees to ensure all workers, materials, and machinery will be available when required
  • Monitors project's progress to ensure it's following the schedule
  • Troubleshoots problems that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions
  • Monitors production and raw material costs
  • Collects and assesses data about the production and team's performance
  • Prepares reports about production processes for upper management and suggests ways to improve efficiency
  • Reduce waste like overproduction and overstock
  • Define proper stock level taking into consideration process limitations
  • Improve existing tool for production planning, define and implement new that would improve efficiency
  • Short term, long term capacity planning, labour planning for production

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience in Production Planning 
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Stress Management Skills
  • Excellent Organisational Skills
  • Attention to Detail

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Good Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Mathematics Skills (especially in the area of statistics)
  • Understanding of Business Operations
  • Superior Problem Solving Skills
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Distribution Management
  • Ability to Meet Deadlines
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes

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