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Advantage Solutions Manager Supply Chain CA in Toronto, Ontario

Summary

Manager Supply Chain - Canada

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highlydynamicManager Supply Chain who will oversee all supply chain aspects for the Company and their clients, including Inventory Planning, Inventory Management, Warehousing and Transportation of product to Customers, direct supervision of staff, along with having direct input on all new business development as related to Managed Services.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Lifeworks Program)

  • PerkSpot Discounts on Travel, Movies, Cell Phones and more

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Provide inventory management, including forecasting, production planning, PO creation and receipt and monthly inventory reconciliation for various Company clients.

  • Ensure order compliance on deliveries, develop contingencies and support issue resolution on short orders or missed deliveries.

  • Manages the cycle counting program, including design and implementation of the program and any needed changes.

  • Maintain records of inventory accuracy trends, inventory reconciliations, and inventory audit.

  • Develop and refine Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and report on them weekly / monthly. Assists in the development of cost-saving measures through the improvement process (Kaizen).

  • Support new client onboarding requirements, to ensure effective and efficient process to the Company Managed Services.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required; MBA Degree or equivalent experience preferred

  • 5-7 Years of experience in Supply chain, logistics inventory, project management or trade management

  • Good Written & Verbal Communication Skills

  • Research & Analyzing Skills; Ability to Gather Data, Compile Information, & Prepare Reports

  • Track Record of Building & Maintaining Customer/Client Relationships

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers, and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Manage Supply Chain Process

  • Provide inventory management, including forecasting, production planning, PO creation and receipt and monthly inventory reconciliation for various Company clients

  • Monitor and recommend stock levels for clients of critical components

  • Gap analysis on developing, implementing, and monitoring on key functions related to supply chain

  • Monitor and report on excess to inventory levels and execute plans to reduce those materials level

  • Ensure order compliance on deliveries, develop contingencies and support issue resolution on short orders or missed deliveries

  • Monitor performance against established KPI’s,

  • Create and manage SOP documentation

  • Work with various business partners to continuously optimize inventory plans to maximize operational efficiency

Cycle Count / Audits

  • Manages the cycle counting program, including design and implementation of the program and any needed changes.

  • Maintain records for inventory accuracy trends, inventory reconciliations, and inventory audit.

  • Work closely with the “Quality Control” team within the warehouse and will make adjustment as necessary.

Continuous Improvement and Reporting

  • Develop and refine Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and report on them weekly / monthly.

  • Assists in the development of cost saving measures through the improvement process (Kaizen).

  • Lead RFP and Contract renewal process with 3rd party suppliers within Cross Border Brokerage services, Transportation and Warehousing services

Other

  • Support new client onboarding requirements, to ensure effective and efficient process to the Company Managed Services

  • Manage a team of 4 Supply Chain Analysts

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

  • May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

  • Travel up to 10%

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred): MBA Degree Or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Degree Program/Major (e.g. Marketing, Business Administration or related field)

5-7 Years of experience in Supply chain, logistics inventory, project management or trade management

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good Written & Verbal Communication Skills

  • Research & Analysing Skills

  • Ability to Gather Data, Compile Information, & Prepare Reports

  • Well Organized, Detail Oriented, & able to Handle Fast Paced Work Environment

  • Ability to Work Independently & Prioritize with minimal supervision, in order to Meet Deadlines

  • Track Record of Building & Maintaining Customer/Client Relationships

  • Basic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, & web browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto

Position Type Full Time

Postal Code M5B 2L7

Requisition ID 2021-400625

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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