Labour Scheduler

  • 0 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Job Description

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

You will be responsible for the creation of process orders, managing and executing orders for Bulk & Raw ingredient materials for the plant, and maintaining floor & system inventory accuracy. Through this you will provide an uninterrupted supply of materials for the manufacturing process while preventing waste & following all policies and procedures of the company.

How you will contribute

You will:

Work effectively with internal (production & supply planning teams, procurement, plant warehouse & logistics teams, plant BD-business development and other multi-functional resources) & external stakeholders (suppliers, transportation, vendors etc.) to ensure consistent and reliable supply of materials for production use in accordance to our standards, procedures and protocols. Proactively and timely report any production or Vendor/shipping/carrier issues, and enlist supplier, transporter, planning teams to pre-empt any business impact and/or accommodate changes production and/or delivery schedules as appropriate.

Execute MRPs-Material requirement planning systems, Defining & maintaining boundaries and parameters, Materials call offs processes; RM/PM – raw & packing materials and finish product supply chain set up for new products in collaboration with BD; Vendor conformance to schedule, Build self and other Key User’s capability on SAP planning systems; Manage inventory for RM & PM and FP as per KPI targets, Plant DMS participation and alignment for Operational excellence, Support IBP preparation & dashboard completion, Adhering to Manufacturing compliance and governance standards.

Adopt IL6S-Integrated Lean 6 sigma ways of working and standard work processes and own one or more Pillar systems/ processes at the site/ area level. Actively participate in SN-Supply Network pillar activities and lead systems and projects to drive Supply Chain Loss Analysis and elimination; work on Supply Network capabilities to drive value and loss elimination.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

Relevant work experience in material planning, demand planning, inventory management & handling, purchasing, and/or Forecasting,

Computer proficiency (MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint) & experience in ERP (SAP) systems

Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written), Analytical & Problem solving skills, strong collaboration and relationship management skills.

Position Objectives:

Mondelez Canada is currently looking for a Core Team Scheduler to join our Team at the Hamilton Plant. Under the direction of the Operations Leader, the Core Team Scheduler’s main duties are scheduling people to run the Operation, vacation tracking, training scheduling and aiding the Agency representative to manage Temporary Colleagues.

The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of the Hamilton Operation and its’ functions in addition to good computer skills, particularly using MS Excel.

Working Conditions

Works in an office and manufacturing environment with varying levels of noise and with requiremnt to wear company mandated uniform and safety equipment such as safety shoes, ear plugs, hair net and lab coat.

Primary responsibilities in order of importance and % of time spent on that responsibility:

Identify, schedule and post team requirements for shifts of manufacturing operation (approximately 500 people) – 35%

Identify and organise any required overtime, whilst always seeking to minimize cost – 15% Analyse reasons for overtime requirements and leverage RCA methodology to propose opportunities for improvement

Work with Production Scheduler to ensure Labour is efficiently utilized – 10%

Identify and request through Agency representative, the number of extra plant personnel needed daily/weekly Identify opportunities to optimize use of temporary labour -10%

Track rotation of employees per line and relief crew – 5%

Arrange adequate relief for meetings, job specific training and events – 5%

Process vacation requests (approve or decline) according to the site vacation policy. Track vacation, absenteeism, leave of absence and emergency vacations – 5%

Provide forecast of labour usage based on the Production Schedule – 5%

Manage and track attendance for compliance training

Support Training Lead with competence matrix and scheduling of relevant capability building events

Work collaboratively with Operations Team to identify possible opportunities for labour optimization based on understanding of line requirements, labour standards and key challenges. Internal and External Contacts:

Internal: Line Leaders & Line Managers, Production Scheduler, Operations Leader, Financial Leader, HR Leader

External: Agency Labour Suppliers


These are key observable/measurable skills, knowledge and behaviors required that contribute to successful performance in the position.

Flexible with an exceptionally high ability to prioritize tasks and daily work activities in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrated ability to make decisions, work independently and deal with multiple issues at any one time.

Strong communication and employee relations skills

Good diplomacy & conflict management

Demonstrated analytical and planning skills

Results orientated.

Demonstrated ability to “think-on-your-feet”

Knowledge of KRONOS Requirements/Qualifications:

High school certificate required.

2-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

Production planning and inventory control or equivalent is an asset

Knowledge of manufacturing processes and technologies

Strong computer skills, including Windows software (Excel, Word, Outlook) and plant informational systems (SAP)

Able to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written EnglishKey metrics : Overtime compliance, Absenteeism % vs standard and % compliance to training schedule

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

We are the second-largest snacking company in Canada and in the top 10 food companies in North America. We make and distribute delicious household favorites including Cadbury, Oreo, Mr. Christie and Maynards. We are an ambitious business—in the past few years alone, we have invested $250 million in our Ontario-based factories. Our community of over 2,600 employees is based across Canada, with our head office on Bloor Street West in Toronto. Canada plays a strategic role for Mondelēz North America and globally. We are proud of our “local-first” commercial focus that enables us to take ownership of our own market and make more, faster decisions closer to our consumers. We are also proud of our top 100 position on Forbes magazine’s 2019 Canada’s Best Employers list.

If you are applying to a position in Canada, accommodations for applicants with disabilities or other grounds protected by human rights legislation are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the employment selection process. For all internal and external applicants who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance/support.

Job Type


Manufacturing support


At Mondelēz International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right through offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broader range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life's moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about.

We have a rich portfolio of strong brands – both global and local. Including many household names such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the number 1 position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy as well as the No. 2 position in gum

Our 80,000 Makers and Bakers are located in our operations in more than 80 countries and are working to sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. They are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen, and happen fast.

Join us and Make It An Opportunity!

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