Production Analyst


Offre publiée le 2023-01-15


Job description


The Production Analyst participates in the development, leadership and management of the SAP based operational functions and performance for the St-Constant cement plant.

The analyst works closely with the operations team to ensure the highest levels of environmental and safety compliance while leveraging production excellence to create superior products & services based on the highest productivity at the lowest cost of production.

Primary responsibility is to champion the data integrity to ensure an efficient flow of production data through the SAP system to provide uninterrupted supply of product through the system processes.

The Production Analyst will be responsible for individual plant and production performance reporting, i.e. running equipment efficiency, uptime, downtime, capex and trend analysis.

The incumbent will be seen as an SAP Super User and Data Gatekeeper who will oversee and assist with the administrative workflow, material creation and management of inventory continuities.

Safety Culture :

  • Promote safety culture through engagement with employees, JHSC and subcontractors, implementation and management of local and regional initiatives with an objective of zero safety incidents.
  • Administer, promote and review safety policies, processes and procedures to maintain relevance while ensuring the site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines.
  • Has ownership of the implementation and management of all local and regional safety initiatives, providing feedback as necessary

Human Resources :

Works closely with the plant management team and clerks to develop analytical and technical skills to improve inventory and production forecasting and management

Operations :

  • Assist the plant management team in verifying production by product, maintaining accurate cost and controlling inventory.
  • Validate and match physical inventories, calculate and analyze all productivity and material data.
  • Control and update production diaries for the sites on a daily basis.
  • Control the arrival of raw materials and fuels.
  • Matches the inventories with the bill of landing and ensures inventory maintenance in SAP.
  • Support proper procurement of materials ensuring timely delivery and accuracy of requisitions

Consumption Tracking :

  • Ensures systems are in place to effectively and accurately monitor key consumption variable such as labour, energy and fuel.
  • Analyses results to identify opportunities and concerns.
  • Provide consistent and effective reports for operations management.

Financial Management :

  • Manage production forecast to balance inventories and sales needs to manage working capital impact.
  • When discrepancies arise, the Production Analyst works with plant management to close the gaps and make necessary system changes.
  • As required support supply chain with balancing inventory and sales needs to manage and minimize working capital impact

Customer Focus :

Support monthly inventory reconciliation to ensure adequate inventory levels to meet demand and assist the logistics, shipping and quality departments to drive loading and product performance.

Relationships with Others :

  • Collaborated with the Production Coordinator
  • Works closely with the Production Manager and Finance Manager
  • Works closely with other plant staff, quality and area safety staff

Specific Accountabilities :

  • Promotes safety culture
  • Ensure daily production and inventory data is up to date in all reports and systems
  • Support operational functions and performance for the area
  • Provide key operational data and analysis
  • Ensure best practices are implemented, utilized and supported
  • Assist with production planning and operations.

Dimensions :

  • Plant annual capacity : 1,000,000mt
  • Annual budget : 0$
  • Staff reports : 0
  • Hourly direct reports : 0
  • Hourly indirect reports : 0


Education / Work Experience :

Post-secondary Degree in Engineering or Business or the equivalent of education and experience.

Knowledge & Skills :

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, process-oriented
  • Strong analytical skills, research, problem solving and decision making
  • Proficiency with various computer applications is a definite asset
  • Good written and verbal communications in both official languages
  • Good time management, self-directed, uses time wisely, can attend to a broad range of activities

Job-Specific Competency Profile :

  • Action oriented
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Motivating others
  • Drive for results
  • Conflict Management
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Dealing with Paradox
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem solving
  • Process Management
  • Time Management
  • Written Communications
  • Innovation Management
  • Organization
  • 11 hours ago