Material Planner in Richmond Hill ON

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TreeHouse Foods
Material Planner
Job ID: 
Richmond Hill ON
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Job Types:
Maint Planning/Scheduling, Maintenance Technician
Employee Type:

Full time


ON Richmond Hill

Job Type:

Supply Chain Planning

Job Posting Title:

Material Planner

Job Description:

About the TreeHouse Foods Team:

TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future.

What We Offer:
  • Leaders that are invested in supporting your career growth, plus paid training and tuition reimbursement to support you along the way.
  • An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits program
  • RRSP program with employer match
  • Comprehensive paid time off opportunities
  • Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs

Position Summary: This position is responsible for supply chain analysis and inventory replenishment to support production and customer requirements. This role is dedicated to achieving optimal inventory level, flow of merchandise and forecast accuracy, and order placement.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for proper replenishment of raw ingredients, primary and secondary packaging to meet production demand requirements in a dynamic environment
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate processes for materials delivery including safety stock and supply strategy
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions balancing requirements with inventory levels
  • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
  • Assess Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
  • Review and present vendor forecast as requested
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Coordinating with cross functional departments regarding production goals, timelines, etc. i.e. effective transition of graphics redesign
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • 3-4 years experience in consumer packaged goods or a similar industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, with strong attention to detail, analytical skills and ability to organize work flows
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Self-starter with flexibility to meet challenging priorities while adhering to departmental deadlines
  • Able to work under pressure and cope with a high volume workload
  • Experience with SAP is an asset

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