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Anatolia is a leading global Brand, manufacturer, importer and distributor of wall and flooring products to some of the largest Retailers and Distributors throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. Based in Toronto, Anatolia is a privately owned 100% Canadian corporation that is not only one of the largest players within the industry, but also continues to grow rapidly year after year. Each year since 2018, Anatolia has won the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award for being amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies and have now become a Gold Standard winner in 2022 for winning this award for 4 consecutive years.

Anatolia embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging. We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Anatolia team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Position Summary
The Production Planner is responsible for ensuring the coordination of production and material ensuring that all of the processes are followed and monitored closely to meet order deadline, accuracy, efficiency and quality targets.

Benefits:
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site gym
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform all production related SAP tasks from the creation of Item Masters to releasing finished goods to warehouses
  • Provide production team with accurate Production Orders, Work Instructions, drawings and product labels
  • Maintain a precise Item Master database by accurately assigning all required attributes
  • Organize and maintain project folders, documentation and drawings
  • Work with Production Supervisor to estimate material yields and labor times
  • Work with Finance to estimate project/product costs
  • Estimate and order raw materials required for production orders accurately and timely
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound material transfers 
  • Accurately capture materials and labor consumed by Production Orders
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date inventory of raw materials and consumables through coordinating monthly physical counts and accurate material consumption
  • Acts as a liaison between Merchandising, Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Finance, Inventory, Supply Chain, Operations and Transportation teams
  • Build and maintain a good work relationship with internal/external suppliers and customer
  • Promptly inform the relevant departments of changes to current production scopes and schedules
  • Assist in the set-up of processes and procedures to streamline workflow, improve efficiency
  • Create Standard Operating Procedure as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Merchandising Manager
Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, or any related field
  • Proficiency in SAP Production Planning Module is a must
  • Advanced level of proficiency in MS Excel
  • 1-3 years of experience in the production environment
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and meet deadlines in a changing environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to details
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationship with coworkers and cross functional teams 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
KEY SKILLS
  • Good communications 
  • SAP PP Module  (Creating Item Masters, Processing Production Orders, Material Transfer, etc.)
  • Experience working in production environment
  • MS Excel
  • Able to work in a dynamic and changing environments
  • High attention to details
  • Willing to learn new skills and tasks
WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • All work is performed in a standard office environment with limited exposure to adverse conditions or health and safety risks
  • Position requires moderate level of sustained visual attention, moderate manual dexterity on a regular basis with sitting at length.
  • Work requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Anatolia. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia is a C-TPAT facility, and as such, successful candidates who receive an offer of employment are subject to applicable background checks (criminal, credit, references and employment verification). Anatolia is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes.

At Anatolia we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia is a C-TPAT facility, and as such, successful candidates who receive an offer of employment are subject to applicable background checks (criminal, credit, references and employment verification). Anatolia is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.

Successful candidates who are offered positions with our organization will be required to provide references and, depending on the specific role, may be subject to criminal and education background checks. Candidates requiring accommodation at any point during the recruitment process are encouraged to make their accommodation needs known. For additional information on requesting an accommodation, refer to our AODA Integrated Standard, available under the Corporate Compliance section of our website.

Contact us
Anatolia
8300 Huntington
Vaughan, ON, L4H 4Z

Tel: 1.905.771.3800 / toll free: 1.877.311.3434
Fax: 1.905.771.6300 / toll free: 1.866.324.1838

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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