JOB: Planner | Groupe Océan - Québec

Planner, Québec

Planner, Québec

World-class company and Quebec flagship, Ocean Group is a leader in the Canadian marine industry. We have built our history and reputation with our employees. We believe in developing and maintaining a strong culture based on the prevention of health, safety and environmental. We promote a healthy, safe and respectful work environment for our surroundings and our host communities. Within our various talented teams, we find employees driven by a desire to make a difference and who integrate our values of excellence, integrity and respect. Come and take on challenges within a company with great ambitions and put your passion to work. Come “live Ocean”!



Under the supervision of the Assistant Director – Project Planning, the incumbent is responsible for planning the use of raw materials, labor, subcontractors and equipment for all shipbuilding and repair projects. The incumbent works closely with a multidisciplinary team and contributes to the implementation of effective and efficient work processes.



Plan the projects

  • Participate in the definition of projects by establishing production master plans, according to business priorities;
  • Propose planning scenarios to ensure that objectives are met;
  • Prepare and update schedules;
  • Harmonize schedules to maximize space and infrastructure utilization;
  • Plan human resources according to the needs of different simultaneous contracts, by developing a short, medium and long term manpower curve;
  • Reconcile technical modifications or assembly strategies by collaborating with the engineering, quality, procurement and production departments;
  • Identify and analyze opportunities to improve work processes and propose new ways of doing things;
  • Negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors;
  • Coordinate team meetings related to project planning;
  • Ensure the effective follow-up of reports issued by the project managers;
  • Participate and support the activities of the Health, Safety and Environment Management System.


Monitor projects performance

  • Analyze project data, risks, schedule variances and financial variances;
  • Communicate variances between actual and estimated schedules to project managers;
  • Identify and propose solutions to correct identified cost and schedule variances;
  • Evaluate the impact on costs of each modification or evolution of the contract during its execution.


Information system – performance indicators – document management

  • Generate progress reports and performance indicators;
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of performance indicators;
  • Contribute to the optimization of the SAP – PM module;
  • Document all analyses performed.



  • College education in a discipline related to the position: mechanical engineering, civil engineering, naval architecture;
  • Any combination of education and experience will be considered;
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience as a planner;
  • Experience in planning large scale industrial projects in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams;
  • Experience in the marine industry will be considered (asset);
  • Experience in the marine industry will be considered an asset; A functional level of English, both oral and written;
  • Ability to use an integrated management software;
  • Knowledge of the SAP ERP software – PS module (asset);
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Project software;
  • Demonstrate great rigor and possess strong analytical skills;
  • Have a good organization of the work, as well as priorities;
  • Be able to work under pressure and have the ability to lead several projects at the same time;
  • Be proactive, flexible, adaptable and have a great capacity to adapt;
  • Have a good business sense;
  • Ability to investigate problems and find solutions;
  • Have a “customer service orientation” and be a team player;
  • Be recognized for his professionalism and diplomacy;
  • Ability to mobilize, convince and be recognized as a positive influence in the workplace;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.



  • Permanent position – 37.5 hours per week;
  • Position eligible for telecommuting, according to the policy in effect;
  • Workplace: Quebec City and/or Isle-aux-Coudres;
  • Travel required to Isle-aux-Coudres, as needed;
  • Paid vacations during the holiday season!
  • Full range of fringe benefits;
  • Free employee assistance program available to the whole family;
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP);
  • Access to a bonus program;
  • Social club;
  • Great geographical environment, in the heart of the Old Port of Québec.
NB: Ocean Group subscribes to an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, First Nations and Inuit people and persons with disabilities to apply. The use of the masculine gender in this document is only intended to lighten the text. We believe in the principle of employment equity and are open to measures of accommodation in the selection process.
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