Opportunity: Materials Planner Job File: DPIMP0718 Location: Waterloo, ON, Canada In this position, your main objective is to coordinate the activities related to the production plan and flow of material goods within the X-Ray value stream. Job Requirements: Post-secondary diploma/degree in Materials Management or PMAC principles or equivalent experience 6 years of related experience Must have a high degree of computer literacy plus excellent verbal and written communication skills Skills required and activities performed in this role include : Responsible for drafting the short term and middle term production plan based on the rolling forecast in cooperation with the Logistics Manager and Product Engineer for applicable yield information for the available capacity (internal and external). Contact with strategic suppliers/sub-contractors on for instance packaging, order handling, transport and delivery times. The main suppliers’ performance will be evaluated, at least annually, through the supplier rating procedure. The main goal is to improve supplier performance. Responsible for prioritization of material deliveries setting Knowledge of quality systems ISO9001 and/or ISO14385 Maintain contact with the Sales and R&D, monitor and achieve service level Extensive knowledge of ERP required Strong and consistent attention to detail Self-motivated, versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities Creative and innovative team player Strong computer skills are required including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines Coordinate engineering changes and build schedules with suppliers and production to meet customer expectations while minimizing surplus exposure Analyze requirements daily and weekly to produce supplier releases Launch, schedule, defer, expedite, and cancel purchase orders to maintain inventory levels while supporting production material requirements Validate and perform root cause analysis for missed deliveries Proactively identify parts shortages and implement appropriate actions internally and externally to mitigate the risk of potentially disrupting production Please quote file number DPIMP0718 and include references with your resume. Teledyne DALSA offers competitive salary. Relocation assistance is also provided. Teledyne DALSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants should apply to this position through our website at www.teledynedalsa.com at http://www.teledynedalsa.com/ . No phone calls or agencies please. Only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. We thank everyone who applies. Submit Application Apply for this posting The Teledyne group of companies offer competitive salary, excellent benefits package, excellent career opportunities and encourage global internal mobility. We pride ourselves in being an Equal Opportunity Employer.