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Production Administrator in Vancouver at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products is looking for a Production Administrator to support our custom cut and remanufacturing business.

Supporting the Production Planner, this position offers the ideal candidate an opportunity to liaise with and coordinate multiple departments (Custom Cut, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing locations and Customers) to ensure that all required reporting, documentation and records are maintained.

As part of a dynamic and entrepreneurial team, this positions is designed for the individual who is self-motivated and reactive to changing market conditions.

If you are goal-oriented and determined to meet deadlines, this position will work with Western's Speciality Processing Group, who are responsible for the promotion and coordination of the Company's lumber products.

General Accountabilities:

  • Production Runs (primary and secondary) – Enter runs, code requests, upload lumber tags, mapping products, transfers to Remanufacturing Divisions, consuming tags/balancing runs.
  • Create delivery slips and backorders for all orders/shipments.
  • Order file maintenance
  • Maintaining production statistics for month end accounting purposes
  • Conducting and reconciling inventory counts
  • Work closely with external clients, Custom Cut and WFP Coordinators and Lumber Marketing personnel
  • Act as a liaison between Custom Cut and Remanufacturing with various other internal departments such as logistics and documentation as well as third parties such as external mills and customers


Job Requirements

Background and Qualifications

  • Customer Service Focused
  • Demonstrated Planning & Organizing Skills, able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Professional Ethics & Integrity
  • Proficient MS Office, specifically MS Excel,
  • Knowledge of industry software systems such as LumberTrack and LISA strong preferred
  • Working knowledge of the Forest/Lumber Industry
  • Post Secondary diploma or certification in Business Administration or Marketing

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.
Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.