Production Planner - COROD (Edmonton) (23584) Edmonton, Canada

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well— drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention— and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry. Turn to Weatherford for attentive service and Tactical Technology™ designed to maximize the value of your oil and gas assets. The change will do you goodSM
•    Works closely with Production & Inventory Manager to execute production schedule at plant level
•    Schedules plant production
•    Monitors  the movement of materials through the production cycle and completes daily tasks as they relate to order fulfillment, production scheduling, and finished inventory
•    Oversees the completion of daily administrative tasks including shipping reports, finished inventory reports, order tracking, transfer orders, updating files and databases, and tracking inventory locations
•    Coordinates local and international shipments
•    Ensures that all customs requirements are met for international shipments
•    Handles customer service issues
•    Actively participates in company quality, safety and environmental procedures and programs and assists in providing solutions and recommendations for continuous improvement
•    Performs various other duties and activities as assigned by the supervisor within the physical constraints of the job

Ability to work flexible schedule: i.e.8 and 6 ten hour day shifts

  •     Ideal candidate would possess production planning / scheduling experience.
  •     individuals with logistics and supervisors in a manufacturing setting would also be considered  (knowledge of operations and inventory management experience is essential)
  •     Experience using Microsoft Office software is required
  •     Must be able to work independently and handle multiple tasks and projects
  •     Excellent organization and communication skills, both verbal and written
  •     Knowledge of imports and exports, international freight forwarding, and customs brokerage is preferred
  •     Customer service skills and prior sales experience would be an asset
  •     Previous experience using J.D. Edwards software would be a benefit
  •     Post-secondary education or minimum Grade 12 is preferred

Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, RRSP matching, a health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development