Materials Planner

Giraffe Foods Inc. - Mississauga, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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About the Company

Giraffe Foods Inc. is a fast-paced Mississauga-based food company specializing in the development and manufacture of custom sauces, dips, dressings and beverage concentrates for Food Service, Retail and Industrial customers. Founded in 1997, Giraffe Foods is a privately-held business that is growing rapidly by delivering quality, consistency, service and value to all customers. With a GFSI Certified Food Safety program and Tier 2 Status with C-TPAT, Giraffe proudly ships products throughout North America and overseas.

Position Summary:

The Materials Planner will be responsible for ensuring the availability of all necessary materials required to support the manufacturing process, release scheduling of inbound raw materials and components, and ensuring adequate stock levels for production requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all materials availability to support the manufacturing process
  • Responsible for the release scheduling of inbound raw materials and components, ensuring adequate stock levels for production requirements
  • Responsible for the co-ordination of all outside services, monitoring flow of parts to and from outside service providers and suppliers
  • Support for scheduling of production work orders
  • Understand, and develop the release and scheduling of raw materials utilizing the existing MRP system
  • Develop and improve the integrity of our internal MRP to ensure accurate release requirement timing
  • Formulate a forward plan of requirements based on historical information and future customer forecasts
  • Co-ordinate cycle counts of raw materials, and update CMS accordingly
  • Implement ABC categories for all inventory to closely control high volume items
  • Identify, develop, and document inventory release strategy for critical components
  • Drive the daily diagnostics of inventory, and root causes of errors
  • Implement an effective strategy for the most cost-effective flow of material to and from outside service providers
  • Develop a close working relationship with outside service providers and suppliers
  • Maintain and analyze outside service providers' performance based on pre-determined goals
  • Develop a Kanban system for all purchased parts, to ensure FIFO and reorder points
  • Learn scheduling and work order production, to ensure adequate backup to the Production Scheduler
  • Effectively communicate on a timely basis with internal departments Coordinate necessary action plans with affected departments
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Education, Experience & Competency Requirements:

  • Business Studies Degree
  • CAPIC/ APICS certification preferred
  • MRP experience is required
  • 5 years experience in the food manufacturing industry
  • Computer literate in Word processing and spreadsheets
  • Production scheduling experience an asset
  • Inventory control experience
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Detail oriented with solid investigative skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent personal discipline and work ethic with respect to time and attendance

Interested candidates may apply on-line.

We thank all those that apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Permanent


  • Material Planning: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No