Supply Chain Planner

JELD-WEN Windows & Doors - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Forecast Planning:
  • In conjunction with National SIOP analysts, map and plan short and medium term customer demand for local product supply and provide visibility to sales and operations through timely reporting;
  • Maintain close relationships with all internal and field sales personnel and customers to remain ‘plugged in’ to evolving business conditions at the site and industry levels;
  • In conjunction with Operations Management, develop and maintain a finite and infinite capacity planning process and provide timely reporting on potential issues;
  • Oversee the scheduling group activities related to the identification, planning, scheduling and execution of production build orders and procurement replenishment orders;
  • In conjunction with the Procurement and Inventory Manager, manage and control plant inventory levels, dynamically optimizing the balance between order fulfilment and replenishment;
  • Proactively coordinate deliveries, expedite orders and effectively manage back orders with internal and external suppliers as required;
  • Effectively communicate with key stakeholders in Sales, Production, Customer Service, Customer Care, Quality Assurance and Finance;
  • Develop and maintain Excel-based reports to facilitate key tasks;
  • Continuously seek to drive process improvement by adhering to Lean best practices;
  • Adhere to established company policies, procedures and safety standards;
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 7 to 10 years of supply chain management experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally within the construction services industry;
  • CSCP/CPIM/SCMP or similar accreditation or current enrollment in a recognized program;
  • Demonstrable experience in supply chain management activities including forecasting, planning, scheduling, production control, procurement, inventory management, etc.;
  • Solid ERP / MRP skills experience, preferably with an SAP background;
  • Experience with Lean Business systems, Six Sigma and similar CI programs;
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Superior oral and written communications abilities;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability;
  • Advanced Excel skills including use of formulas, pivot tables, conditional formatting, macros, etc.
  • Hands-on attitude, comfortable working in manufacturing and warehousing environments;

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Jeld Wen will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Type: Full-time