Supply Planner/Buyer - CPG

  • Location

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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    over 2 years ago

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Our client, a leading CPG firm based in Toronto, is seeking two Supply Planners.


  • Identify, react and manage changes in demand compared to changes in availability to manufacturer
  • Solve and recalculate the system to establish shorts, risks and excess
  • Assess and validate what has changed from the previous position on a bi-weekly basis and communicate risks to manager when needed if exceptions exceed scope of control
  • Daily inventory assessments to determine shorts, risks and excess to maintain optimal inventory levels across channels
  • Assess replenishment and supply error by SKU in vendor performance and define sufficient safety stock
  • Purchase materials to carry adequate safety stock
  • Manage the inventory from an obsolescence and aged perspective
  • Vendor management and compliance responsibilities and monthly vendor compliance reporting to manager
  • Monthly reporting to finance on rolling 12 month horizon purchase plans and budget to actuals reporting on purchases
  • Monthly obsolescence and aged inventory report
  • Systems management (MOQ, lead times, safety stocks, costs and purchase prices)

Role Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience working within CPG or Pharma
  • Must have a strong understanding of ingredient and product life cycles
  • Experience using an ERP System an asset.
  • Outgoing personality, detail-oriented and strong judgment and diplomacy to work with multiple departments

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

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