Supply Chain Analyst

Renin - Brampton, ON (4 months ago)

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The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for utilizing advanced planning, forecasting and replenishment techniques to drive sales, maintain the right in-stock levels, fine-tune forecast accuracy, right size on-hand inventory, and develop efficient procurement processes for accurate supply planning. Key activities include building a demand plan, monitoring forecast against inventory, and analyzing network inventory position and order patterns to provide recommendations on replenishment strategies. The role is responsible for executing key business activities for supply chain, such as new item launches, demand planning, forecasting promotional activity, item discontinuations, etc. as well as executing day-to-day planning activities.

Major Responsibilities:
Build a bottom-up demand plan for all imported finished goods
Understand Renin’s current supply chain gaps, create and present solutions and develop processes
Utilize sales forecasts, sales orders, on-hand inventory and warehouse constraints to develop replenishment strategies for finished goods
Collaborate with Sales, Operations and Product Development to understand active products, sell through rates, and long term market strategies and business plans
Develop replenishment strategies to maintain high in-stocks on key strategic items, while depleting inventory for slow moving and discontinuing items
Identify opportunities to streamline product flow and drive waste reduction
Work very closely with Customer Service and Sales to communicate backorders, in-stock dates and item availability. Maintain inventory levels and replenishment plans such that inventory and costs are minimized while a superior customer service level is maintained
Maintain planning parameters including safety stock levels, vendor MOQs and lead times
Execute and manage purchase orders for procured finished goods from offshore vendors. Manage MRP planned purchase and transfer orders

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or related discipline
APICS certification an asset
3 to 5 years of supply chain experience, focused on forecasting, planning, inventory management and/or procurement
Strong knowledge of supply chain best practices and theories
Experience working with a major ERP system for forecasting/planning. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV an asset
Strong technical proficiency (MS Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Ability to work with and combine large data sets from varied platforms in order to perform a complex analysis and simplify the output for business teams
Enthusiastic, positive person who embraces and facilitates change with a sense of urgency and persistence.
Strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills
Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
How to Apply

Please submit a tailored cover letter (referencing the specific position you are interested in) and a PDF file of an up-to-date résumé addressed to the attention of the Human Resources Manager, Renin Corporation, 110 Walker Drive, Brampton, Ontario L6T 4H6, to the following e-mail address:

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for follow-up. Prospective candidates and/or third-party recruiting firms should not attempt to contact individuals within Renin Canada Corporation and/or Renin US LLC directly; doing so will automatically disqualify individuals from the search process.

Note: Renin Canada Corporation and Renin US LLC are Equal Opportunity Employers. Because we are committed to diversity in the workplace, we encourage fully qualified diverse candidates to apply. Renin Canada Corporation and Renin USA LLC do not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category.

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