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Demand Planner - Langley, BC

Langley, BC, CA

Oldcastle Infrastructure
Enclosure Solutions



Job ID:  279779



Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, has united the Carson®, Christy®, and Synertech® brands to form the largest manufacturer of plastic, polymer, and concrete utility enclosure products serving the municipal water, irrigation, electric, communications, and transportation markets. OES has 11 manufacturing and distribution centers strategically located across the U.S. and Canada.


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Primex has seen accelerated growth in recent years and is searching for a Demand Planner who has experience in creating and driving a systematic planning process in an organization to help us continue to scale to match the growing demand we’ve seen. This new and exciting position within Primex will work as a bridge between Sales and Operations and play a key part in our organizations continued success.




The Demand Planner will work closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Production Scheduling and Procurement to ensure the build plan and master schedules are maintained while driving accurate inventory performance and on time delivery for the organization. 




Under the direction of the Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain, and other managers, the Demand Planner is responsible for maintaining the sales demand forecasts, and production planning. Communicate any capacity concerns. Work with Purchasing Department to communicate with suppliers on material availability issues, on-time delivery, and overall performance.


Duties and Requirements


  • Work as a connector between Sales and Operations to ensure accurate forecasting, efficient planning, and on time delivery
  • Provide Finance with material and labor variances outside the norm
  • Assist and maintain perpetual inventory count procedures
  • Acting in a consulting role to develop and optimize the Production Scheduling process
  • Produce build plan and master schedules, optimizing the manufacturing plan to ensure customer orders are fulfilled and manufacturing capability is maximized
  • Communicate schedule changes promptly to production scheduling, operations and other applicable internal customers
  • Enhance the existing and related planning procedures
  • Ensure a high level of data integrity exists to support MPS/MRP accuracy at the top item level, as well as supply and demand information
  • Review and ensure accuracy of all work orders and data entry on schedule
  • Review operational and material consumption monthly and update system when necessary to reflect the accurate costs.
  • Update all Standard information in our system.
  • Good problem solving and multi-tasked abilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate across all levels.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in teams, across functional lines, and with internal and external customers.
  • Strong orientation towards customer service and consumer satisfaction


Technical Knowledge


  • Requires solid math and analytical skills.
  • A high PC proficiency including Word, Windows, and ability to do advanced Excel spreadsheet analysis.
  • Excellent Syspro software knowledge an asset
  • Good working knowledge of MRP and TOC manufacturing
  • A good understanding of the principles and processes of sales forecasting, inventory control and production scheduling.


Professional Development


  • Continuously update knowledge and skills for successful job performance
  • Participate in training programs
  • Seek additional educational courses


Education and Experience


  • 5+ years related experience.
  • Database administration knowledge an asset.
  • Telecom Industry or Manufacturing experience an asset.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Apr 6, 2021

Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Consulting, Demand Planner, Supply Chain, Technology, Operations