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 Supply Chain Planner
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Supply Chain,Analyst
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: March 13, 2018
Job Location:
2481 Kingsway Drive
Kitchener, ON

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Job Description

Supply Planner – Co packing

The successful applicant for this opportunity is a strong, analytical self- starter with above average computer skills. You will use your knowledge of MRP, customer supply chain processes, demand planning and forecasting to ensure product availability and optimal inventory levels are maintained.

As part of the Supply Chain Team, you will be responsible for all aspects of planning, execution, and sell through analysis for all display tools. This role will include the following tasks:

  • Working with the Domestic Sales team on alignment on demand requirements for all special packs (display shippers and pallets).
  • All production planning including inventory prebuild for major events including innovation, back to school and holiday.
  • Inventory analysis and management of finished goods and packaging.
  • Vendor development and management for 3rd party co-packers.
  • Reporting on sell through to understand residual inventory. High focus to ensure stock is available and reduction in clearances.
  • Set yearly standard cost for program and developed reduction plans through tendering
  • Perform root cause analysis on key issues and report customer service levels to the executive team and their subordinates

Your highly developed communication, organizational and problem solving skills will be coupled with 1-2 years of supply chain planning experience and a college diploma/university degree in logistics, materials management or a related field. You have experience working with ERP/MRP systems and above average proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous experience working with SAP and Cognos would be considered assets.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dare Foods Limited, a family owned, leading North American manufacturer and distributor of crackers, biscuits, fine breads, confectionery products, and portable snacks is seeking a motivated and energetic individual for our Cambridge, Ontario location.

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