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General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 11 - Logistics

Department: 11 - 04 - Supply Planning (incl Inventory)

Date Published: 22-Oct-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Job Description

Reporting into the Lead of Supply Planning- the Analyst- Supply & Material Planning is responsible for leading the end to end planning of finished goods from a supply and materials management perspective- while delivering key Management by Objectives (MBO’s). This role will be accountable to develop and maintain supply & material plans while leveraging teams across the organization to resolve issues impacting the delivery of MBO’s. The incumbent requires strong business knowledge- systems acumen (APO SAP) and be able to influence various teams to effectively balance MBO’s across the total supply chain.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop valid- feasible production plans for finished goods and component items based on equipment- labour and raw material availability.
  • Interact frequently with sales- marketing and supply chain personnel to balance supply and demand (cost and service).
  • Build strong relationships with counterparts on the US Supply teams and key stakeholders at each Co-manufacturer
  • Influence global supply planning activities to ensure CDN demand and service is well supported
  • Attend & contribute to daily- weekly- and monthly MBO management meetings
  • Perform root cause analysis on GAP(s) to MBO’s (CFR- Working Capital- MUDA) and implement corrective actions
  • Work with centralized best practices team to ensure utilization of best methods (statistical models and software tools) in the development of production and material plans.
  • Interact with manufacturing finite schedule schedulers to ensure production plans adhere to run rules while minimizing the costs of idle labour and changeovers
  • Maintain long term capacity plans with input from marketing and business development on growth and continuous improvement assumption(s) and share risk and opportunities via monthly supply review

Requirements

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-4 years of Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Prior management or coaching experience. Ideal candidate will be an effective people leader
  • Knowledge of principles of production planning- inventory management- and forecasting (APICS subject areas).
  • Thorough understanding of production capabilities- inventory theory- and cost trade-offs in managing the supply chain.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills- team building skills- influencing & negotiation skills.
  • Strong computer skills- especially using software like Excel and APO-SAP (APO-SNP- APO-DP)
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills- ability to analyze ambiguous data- determine key information elements- develop optimal plans- and recommend & execute action plans that weigh risks and benefits.

The Kraft Heinz Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact: accessibility@kraftheinz.com. 

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