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Hanover, ON, CA

Req ID:  2661
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We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

POSITION PROFILE

Manage the process of supply planning, prepack planning/assembly & material planning and procurement.  Work closely with Sales, Marketing, Forecasting, Operations, Affiliates & 3rd party vendors to support new product/program delivery including project & production planning & cost management of secondary displays & materials vs. standard costs while maintaining minimal inventories & controlling obsolescence costs.  Provide systems support for master data for materials, vendor information, standard costs, etc.  Coordinate production schedules for in-house packing and monitor deliveries from outside suppliers & expedite as necessary.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute tasks to support product realization of various secondary displays and prepacks to support Marketing, Sales and Production requirements for new product introductions, display program and graphic/packaging changes and product discontinuations.
  • Initiate appropriate manufacturing orders, plan & execute purchase orders and monitor performance against delivery schedules to ensure component and material availability to support finished goods fulfillment of secondary displays & prepacks.  Resolve issues and facilitate delivery of finished products.
  • Initiate, support and implement cost savings where possible.
  • Develop purchasing procedures as required.
  • Manage costs & minimize inventory obsolescence exposure.  Review, revise, expedite & communicate plans with other support personnel as required.
  • Evaluate and respond to cost estimate requests for material and labour costs.
  • Continuously monitor finished goods inventory levels against forecasts & planned objectives.  Advise Commercial Team of low/out of stock situations.
  • Plan & purchase packaging materials to support production.
  • Prepare various inventory reports (SLOBS, stock outs, inventory projections, etc.) as required.
  • Review Packaging Specifications for new or revised secondary pack SKU’s as required.
  • Provide back-up functions for other supply chain positions as required.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Business college diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years experience in manufacturing planning and purchasing or supply chain management.
  • Proficiency with various computer software programs. 
  • Experience with SAP & Manugistics
  • Experience in the development & procurement of consumer products & packaging materials.
  • Knowledge of ISO quality systems and supporting requirements.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills including the ability to influence the decision-making process.
  • Strong initiative and results-oriented.  Good judgment.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Highly developed project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to successfully work within and promote a team environment.

 

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Edgewell endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment & selection process.