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Material Planner

Date: 29-May-2023

Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA

Company: Calian

For more than 40 years, Calian has been solving the world’s most complex problems by pairing the brightest minds with powerful technology. Calian solutions impact the world; from the satellites in space that connect us to the farms that feed us, from the medical professionals who care for us to the governments, schools and companies that make the world better every day.



As a key member of the Purchasing Team, you will have varying levels of involvement in all our projects.  You will use your manufacturing environment experience to specialize in the supply of various materials required for project manufacturing through generating electronic purchase requisitions and initiating internal material project to project transfers. You will use iterative planning tools to monitor the effect of change and actual versus planned consumption on material availability to forecast what is required.


The ideal candidate will be a persistent self-starter with excellent relationship building, strong decision-making skills and impressive attention to detail. 



  • You will formulate material requirements based on project demands, available inventory, and the production schedule
  • You will initiate project to project material transfers
  • You will release production orders to stores
  • You will plan and release purchase requisitions for buy items
  • You will ensure ECO/MCO (Engineering Change Order/Manufacturing Change Order) incorporation into structure, as well as work in process and work in queue for production
  • You will monitor actual versus planned material consumption and plan resupply as required
  • You will maintain MRP planning records and project records
  • You will provide input to facilitate material planning improvements



  • High school diploma or equivalent education
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • You will have the ability to meet the requirements outlined in the Canadian Controlled Goods Program.
  • You will be able to obtain a Government Security Clearance at the Reliability level

Job Title: Material Planner

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Remote: No

Division: Advanced Technologies

Department: Manufacturing

Job Type: Full-Time

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