Master Scheduler

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Ottawa, ON

We are looking to expand our team! Dehumidified Air Solutions, the leading manufacturer of indoor pool and grow room dehumidifiers in North America, is seeking a Master Scheduler at our Ottawa, ON location.

Position Summary

The Master Scheduler will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and maintenance of the production schedules of the AG Product family for the Ottawa and Montreal plants.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain Production Plan according to sales forecast and upper management considerations as determined by the SOP process
  • Support the customer by conducting Production Schedule reviews
  • Develop the master schedule of the production of goods (MPS). This schedule is created after an in-depth audit of specifications, capacity, and availability of materials
  • Maintain communications with Sales and other company stakeholders to coordinate and control manufacturing schedules to ensure that goods are produced efficiently and within the required deadline
  • Consult with Plant production and provide flexibility in being able to meet rush orders without affecting the continuity of regular orders
  • Monitor and follow up with production to ensure schedule execution and report on suspected bottleneck activities. This function could be accomplished during the schedule review process
  • Perform several types of reports describing the main activities of the departments
  • Create and maintain detailed and balanced schedules for manufacturing
  • Make suggestions for improvement
  • Using Excel and our ERP System, schedule the manufacturing jobs and track their progress through internal and external work centers
  • Establish priority lists and resolve conflicts in priorities. Liaise regularly with manufacturing teams as a primary support
  • Monitor key metrics to ensure manufacturing performance and the timely closure of work orders
  • Prepare for and participate in daily production meetings
  • Resolve daily problems through analysis and troubleshooting of issues associated with the key metrics
  • Define and follow-up action plans to improve lead-times and bottlenecks
  • Participate in and support continuous improvement activities and initiatives
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time

Education and Experience Qualifications

  • Diploma in supply chain is an asset
  • Certification in APICS an asset
  • Knowledge of VSM, KANBAN, Lean, Continuous improvement, Scheduling and Follow-up, Measuring KPIs, Excel, and ERP systems is an asset
  • 3-5 years of experience in production and inventory management is an asset

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge in ERP systems (MISYS and ACE is an asset)

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical coverage
  • Pharmaceutical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Paid vacation
  • Ongoing training
  • RRSP matching

How to Apply

We invite all interested candidates to apply here.

If you have any questions about this position, please send an email to

Thank you to all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.