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Production Planner

Guelph, ON

About Us

Our purpose at Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI building industry. We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. We believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.


  • Post Secondary Degree or equivalent experience in capacity planning and Production Scheduling

  • A minimum of five (5) years working with engineered shop drawings in a construction environment (Precast and/or structural experience consider an asset)

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, MRP, Autocad, etc)

  • Excellent communication and team building skills

  • Knowledge of precast/concrete technology and/or structural steel will be beneficial but not mandatory, the willingness to learn about this topic is expected.


  • Review of engineered shop drawings to confirm compatibility with shop equipment,      practices and configuration. Recommend revisions if applicable.

  • Develop production schedules in conjunction with Manufacturing Manager on a daily/weekly basis. While developing the schedule, examine expected delivery dates, plant personnel and      equipment capabilities. The production planner then balances these elements to create and actionable and efficient production schedule.

  • Programming of the MES (Machine control system) which will involve training and ability to learn this software for the precast plant portion of the work.

  • Prepare work and materials lists for sub assembly stations as well as main assembly lines provide to the work stations ahead of production time.

  • Play an important role in managing resources, including employees, time, and physical inventories. While managing employees and timelines requires extensive familiarity with the company’s workforce and equipment capabilities, managing physical inventories frequently involves conducting visual and physical counts of inventory levels and parts to help inform      schedule development.

  • Prepare reports outlining production activities and effectiveness. You will provide these reports to the Manufacturing Manager. These reports typically compare expected production levels to actual output.


Newton Group Ltd. 41 Massey Road, Guelph, ON Canada N1H 7M6

Hours: 40 hours per week

Benefits: Safety Eye Protection, Hearing Protection, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Long Term Disability, match employee pension contributions, and Health Care Spending Account. Waiting periods and restrictions apply.

Language: Able to speak, read and write English

Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.

Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.

Qualified candidates should email their resume or fax to: 519-822-6159.

Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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