Role details

Senior Demand Planner

Toronto   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Demand Planner
  • Exciting CPG Company Downtown Toronto

About Our Client

My client is a CPG company that offers tremendous career growth potential and a great corporate culture - engaging, vibrant and collaborative.

Job Description

  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers and prepare forecast data
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and improve forecast model
  • Maintain constant communication with sales, marketing, customer service and finance to ensure company objectives and targets are being met
  • Use and maintain Demand Planning software
  • Create accurate demand plans to support promotions, new product introductions and phase outs
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives across the broader Supply Chain
  • Manage overall inventory performance and identify opportunity to improve
  • Perform physical count and correction of inventory discrepancies identified through numerous inventory exception reports
  • Investigate any inventory issues
  • Build strong relationships with manufacturing co-packers
  • Monitor production timing to ensure it meets finished product inventory needs
  • Minimize freight costs by optimizing/reducing number of shipments
  • Work closely with warehouse staff to ensure orders are being delivered on time

The Successful Applicant

  • Post secondary education in Supply Chain, Business or related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in roles relating to Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Analysis and/or Logistics
  • Experience in CPG or Pharma
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience using ERP systems
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and offer ways of improvement

What's on Offer

Very competitive compensation package.

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