Planning Manager

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Horizon Recruitment is currently seeking an experienced Planning Manager for one of our Vancouver based manufacturing clients.

The Planning Manager will be responsible creating and managing a planning strategy for a global portfolio of manufacturing operations ensuring consistent supply of critical inventory.

The role will also lead a team of experienced supply planners, providing leadership and mentorship to the team.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement supply strategies and supplier development programs
  • Liaise with sales and production departments to ensure a constant flow of materials while minimizing inventory risk
  • Manage vendor performance metrics
  • Lead supply planning team


  • Proven experience leading the planning function and developing and managing planning strategies.
  • Continuous improvement and experience with lean / six sigma methodologies
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work in a constantly changing environment
  • 2-3 years previous management experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Inventory management, Supply chain management or Six Sigma certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Education in Operations or Supply Chain Management

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain.

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