Production Planner

$55,000 - 65,000 / YEAR


King’s Pastry is one of the leading commercial bakery manufacturers in Canada, founded in 1996. Through our passion for desserts and innovation spirit, we have aggressively grown from a family-sized wholesale bakery to our current 120,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mississauga, Ontario. We service reputable retail and foodservice chains across North America with creative cakes and dessert solutions.

We are looking for a Production Planner to join our production team.

King's Pastry

King's Pastry


Mississauga, Ontario

Hiring Bonus ~ $650 CAD

Referral Reward ~ $3,250 CAD

Production Planner Job Description:

  • Participation in the daily production meeting
  • Consult with production manager to schedule production runs in a cost and time-efficient manner
  • Provide daily and weekly production schedule to department managers
  • Monitor and anticipate when changes may be needed to the production schedule in order to support on-time delivery of customer demand and company objectives
  • Thoroughly planning use of productive resources to best utilize and meet customer demands
  • Lead/Expert user for the ERP system, managing all production requirements and inventory.
  • Create, review, and release production orders on ERP per schedule.
  • Take follow-up actions in relation to material shortages (determine substitutes, expedite, modify schedule, etc.)
  • Maintain the integrity of the MRP system regarding system transactions.
  • Maintain routing and bill of material for production orders together with QA
  • Update and generate weekly production reports and efficiency key performance metrics.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing to requisite and expedite material from warehouse/suppliers for production, as needed
  • Collect and evaluate data to identify waste or overtime sources
  • Collaborate with customer service, sales, plant staff and shipping/receiving department's
  • Lead inventory counts
  • Oversee production data team
  • Perform root-cause analysis using various problem-solving techniques to identify and subsequently solve issues in a systematic manner with timeline in mind.
  • Assist in special projects related to production and inventory control as required

Skills and Requirements


  • Minimum 3 years of production scheduling and production analysis in related industries
  • ERP knowledge is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills built on a team-focused approach
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge, and intermediate knowledge of all other Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Great problem-solving ability
  • Diligent and punctual
  • High energy and motivated
  • Detail-orientated and organized
  • Must be able to communicate in either Mandarin or Cantonese

Established in 1996 by three immigrants from Montreal looking to provide more delicious desserts for grocery, restaurant and hospitality providers. King’s Pastry has grown from a small, humble commercial bakery to become a leading manufacturer of cakes, pastries and other desserts for every retail and food service need. We are a classic tale of hard work, perseverance and adaptability, which is why some of North America’s largest retailers and providers like Costco, Walmart, Safeway, Loblaws, Sysco and Gordon Food Service, amongst others, trust us to support their bakery programs.

Based in Mississauga, Ontario, just outside of Toronto – one of the most multicultural cities in the world – we draw inspiration from the incredibly diverse cultural and food scene around us to create unique, innovative and internationally-inspired flavor profiles for the masses. We understand what it’s like to establish new roots in a community, and know how important it is to find things that connect with those around us. Whether it is through delicious desserts, nostalgic tastes or building strong relationships around us, we are always looking one step ahead at emerging flavor trends to identify the next desserts consumers will desire so everyone can Taste the World.

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