Associate Factory Planner (14 Month Fixed Contract)

Associate Factory Planner (14 Month Fixed Contract)

Rexdale, ON

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that's free from plastic. We've got iconic brands like Becel, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We've been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we're only just getting started. 

 

About the Role

The Associate Factory Planner position acts as the liaison between the supply chain planning team and factory to meet operational and customer requirements.  

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Manage daily inventory reconciliation between factory and warehouse 
  • Planning transfers of raw and pack material from warehouse to factory 
  • Daily closure of production orders 
  • Support Material Planner by fulfilling material requirements from suppliers in the appropriate quantities and at the required time based on the production schedule 
  • Finished good and raw/pack inventory analysis and reporting 
  • Identify and communicatrisks to production plan and impact ovarious functions in this process  
  • Liaise with quality team to ensure on time release of materials 
  • Development and maintenance of detailed project trackers for all new product launches, product re-stages, to ensure seamless transition at the factory 
  • Special projects related to continuous process improvements between SC planning and the factory 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience 
  • Advanced SAP and Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Strong analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build relationships to drive results  
  • Ability to problem solve under tight timelines with minimal supervision 
  • Out of hours contact is required for the position for operational issues that may arise 

 

Ready to Apply?

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If you don't have an updated CV, send me a quick email at Janelle.arza@upfield.com, to discuss your consideration for Associate Factory Planner.