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Supply Planner

2777 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R 5H7, Canada Req #1913
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
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Job type: Full-time, permanent

The expected annual pay range: $55,000 - $65,000


Do you love chocolates? As a proud Canadian Chocolatier, we create connection and joy through the power of chocolate and have a great deal of fun doing so. 


We truly value diversity in our workforce and therefore, welcome applicants of all ethnic groups, genders, races, religions, abilities, and backgrounds. 


Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a full-time, permanent Supply Planner to join our Kingsway Office in Vancouver, BC!

Job Overview: Under the direction of the Inventory & Scheduling Manager, the Supply Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining the Master Production Schedule (MPS) based upon the long-term inventory strategy. Working with the Production Scheduler, the Supply Planner is expected to proactively identify long term capacity constraints and tailor the MPS to level load production requirements across work centres to efficiently utilize production labour.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop mid- and long-term production plans and work centre shift requirements; perform capacity analysis of equipment and personnel for long term future production planning to support the growth of all sales channels
  • Identify and communicate any supply risks proactively to the appropriate departments 
  • Maintain system data to ensure reports are accurate to forecast needs and delivery requirements for purchasing and production
  • Monitor job order completion and maintains planned orders to ensure MRP requirements remain accurate
  • Runs MRP at regular intervals
  • Prepare reports that indicate production progress; communicates issues proactively
  • Coordinate with the Production Scheduler and Production Supervisors to execute weekly production plans and maintain inventory to provide superior customer service levels
  • Determine and manage appropriate safety stock levels for manufactured goods to maximize fill rate/service level while maintaining a focus on shelf life/quality of goods
  • Analyze changes in forecasts and communicates ramifications/risks to the Purchasing team
  • Owns and refines ERP fields driving manufactured item MRP prompts (run minimums, multiples, horizon windows, economic batch quantities, etc)
  • Supporting the product lifecycle process and coordinating aspects of change control within the supply chain (including post season revision changes)
  • Maintains the master data related to inventory product lot expiration dates in the ERP system

You will be a good fit if you have:

  • Experience in logistics, planning, scheduling, using MRP software or relevant education in Operations Management, with a focus on planning and scheduling
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities with excellent time management capabilities
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical/technical data analysis skills
  • Ability to do root cause analysis
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel (required), Power BI, Syteline (ERP), WMS
  • Strong knowledge of GMP’s in a food environment
  • Candidates working towards a professional supply chain certification will be an asset (ASCM, APICS, SCMP)


Get ready to enjoy:

  • Extended Health & Dental Plan
  • Sickness and Disability Plans
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Profit Sharing
  • Purdys Perks (Active Lifestyle Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee discount and much more)


We appreciate the interest of all applicants, and while we wish we could personally reach out to everyone, we can only contact those selected for an interview. 

We genuinely care about providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at resumes@purdys.com. We're here to help! 

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  • 2777 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R 5H7, Canada