Sofina Foods Inc.

  • Scheduling Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2019 10:52 AM)
    Job Category
    Position Status
    Full Time
    Career Level
    Job Industry
    Food Processing and Production
  • Job Description

    Position Summary


    Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Scheduling Coordinator will plan and schedule production to meet customer needs while ensuring optimal utilization of Company resources.


    Key Accountabilities

    • Responsible for ordering fowl for Plant A and B, making changes to orders as needed and updating receiving schedules.
    • Responsible for frozen trim inventory, investigates discrepancies and orders in required amount.
    • Arranges transportation of frozen requirements from Western Canada and the U.S. and coordinates load shipments with distribution.
    • Determine fowl requirements and order from suppliers.
    • Monitors and arranges deliveries of bone in breast.
    • Runs inventory and order reports for Plant B, ensuring all orders will be filled.
    • Answers general inquiries concerning inventory and interacts with plant personnel daily.
    • Determine what products to make and when to ensure product efficiency as well as fill rates and inventory levels for batter/breading facility.
    • Determine defrost requirements and send out for raw material usage.
    • Completes daily and month-end consumption reports for all Plant A and B production.
    • Enters packaging department numbers into schedule attainment.
    • Determine future raw material requirements (2 to 3 weeks out) for all raw materials purchased and arrange delivery dates, locations, etc.
    • Determine raw material releases from outside storage and communicate to the appropriate personnel.
    • Procure poultry requirements and arrange transportation and communicate PO's, delivery dates, etc., to the appropriate personnel.
    • Enters production schedules and meat receiving information into MRP database system.
    • Determines production traceability on a monthly basis as a member of the mock recall team.
    • Completes typing of receiving schedules and issues purchase orders.
    • Completes typing of Plant A scale sheet, entering cooler and packaging weights and typing of cook information received from cook operator reports.
    • Reviews sales forecasts to determine general production requirements.
    • Sets-up production schedules as required for Plant B for 2 – 3 weeks out.                
    • Adjusts schedule to meet changing needs (e.g. equipment breakdowns).
    • Coordinates Plant B defrost schedule.
    • Participates in daily production meetings.
    • Acts as a backup to the Scheduler.


    • Post-secondary diploma in Materials Management, Production Planning or related field.
    • 5 years progressive related experience in manufacturing.
    • Intermediate computer literacy in excel, word processing and MRP type applications.
    • Keyboarding speed of 60 wpm


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