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Production Planner


CEL (Conviron and Argus Controls) is recognized as the leading global manufacturer of plant growth chambers and rooms. Our controlled environment technology uniquely equips researchers and growers with solutions to meet global demands for plant-based food and health products. CEL’s projects range from small single-chamber installations to large scale, multi-room facilities in some of the most prestigious corporate, university and research institutions in over 90 countries around the world.

We are an entrepreneurial organization built on the expertise of our people and are committed to attracting and retaining employees who are curious and learning orientated to ensure we meet the ever-evolving needs of our clients. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries, benefits and reward programs, within a engaging and collaborative work environment. Conviron recognizes that our continued success is dependent on the growth of our people, and therefore encourages and supports employees’ continual development.



Our Production Planners are integral to ensuring that we meet our commitments to our clients by providing timely planning and scheduling of customer orders to manufacturing in order to achieve both customer delivery dates and corporate targets. Production Planners, plan, schedule, coordinate and monitor the flow of products through the complete production cycle. They are also responsible for communicating information about status including production changes and makes reports based on the flow and priorities of the project.


Schedule orders for manufacturing of all products and create a Production Plan for completion, considering production capacity
Liaise with Client Services, Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, and Installations to achieve on time delivery.
Review in detail material availability for planned work orders and advise on issues.
Identify potential shortages and actions required to meet schedule targets and follow up as necessary.
Release Work Orders and shipping picklists as per Production Plan and modify as required.
Monitor the status of open work orders and report progress.
Identify capacity issues and work with the Plant Manager and Production Supervisors to resolve issues.
Assist with troubleshooting orders in production, including material availability issues and non-conformances
Monitor ERP system parameters. and advise on stock levels for raw material inventories such as sheet metal.
Host and/or attend regular manufacturing meetings and follow up on all corrective actions impacting the manufacturing schedule.
Generate production reports to communicate Production Plan and order status.
Create weekly/monthly reports to communicate priorities and planned ship dates.
Maintain a high standard of professional knowledge, ethics and practices when dealing with customers, suppliers, peers, subordinates, supervisors, and other key stakeholders of the company.
Other duties as assigned.


Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical teams
Must be organized and able to balance multiple priorities appropriately
Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
Superior interpersonal skills that allow for relationship building with internal and external parties
Ability for logical thinking and creative problem-solving
Detail-orientated, highly motivated, patient, and diligent
Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Teams)


5+ years of planning or scheduling in a manufacturing setting.
Experience using MRP / ERP systems in a manufacturing environment
Degree in a Supply Chain and/or Operations Field, or Supply Chain Certifications, CPIM, CSCP, or CPP designation would be an asset
Don’t meet every single requirement?

At CEL, we value and are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. While this position requires demonstrated competence to achieve success, we encourage you to apply even if your previous experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description. You may be just the right person for this role, or other roles!

Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities.


Duration: Full-Time/Permanent (37.5 hours/week) : on-site
Compensation: Successful candidate will be remunerated based on their skills and experience.
Date of Posting: September 15th, 2022
Closing Date: Once a suitable candidate is selected


Applicants should submit a resume for consideration to:

All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19


590 Berry Street

Winnipeg, MB

R3H 0R9

Attn. Human Resources

Please include the title Production Planner in your subject line.

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