Replenishment Planner

Iovate is a dynamic, leading-edge nutrition company that delivers some of the highest quality, most innovative and effective active nutrition and weight management products in the world.  Each of our Brands are committed to biology, science, and their own culture to assist customers in reaching their goals.

Iovate – Commited to a higher standard

Accountabilities:

  • Analyze, and maintain the Master Production Schedule (MPS)
  • Execute the Master Production Schedule to achieve the desired customer service levels, meet line item fill rate requirements on sales orders, and achieve inventory turn goals
  • Use the MPS to analyze product demand, monitor and control product inventory levels, and issue purchase orders for finished goods
  • Ensure purchase orders are maintained and up to date in D365
  • Use the reporting system to provide insight into Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) performance
  • Analyze capacity needs and develop manufacturing schedules with our manufacturers and work with Procurement for resolution
  • Work closely with the Demand group to project future demands and provide feedback with forecasts
  • Work closely with Sales & Marketing team and the Supply Planning Senior Manager to maintain a relevant Master Production Schedule
  • Determine out-of-balance conditions, identify alternatives, and recommend action to management
  • When required, reschedule production runs with manufacturers in order to achieve the desired customer service levels, meet line item fill rate requirements on orders, and achieve inventory turn goals
  • Monitor and report on manufacturer performance
  • Monitor packaging/raw material delivery dates to ensure our manufacturers receive these commodities on time
  • Ensure that purchase orders and the manufacturer’s backlog are aligned
  • Work closely with Product Development when implementing changes to SKUs and develop a transition plan to determine the optimal time to implement product/packaging changes and ensure run out of key packaging
  • Perform manufacturer / item analysis when required
  • Lead or participate projects that will improve service, inventory and costs
  • Work with QA and Logistics to ensure timely availability of products
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience & Skillset:

  • Minimum 5 years of production scheduling experience preferably within a consumer-packaged goods environment
  • An understanding of production manufacturing whether it be in house or with Co-Manufactures.
  • A background in analyzing and understanding system driven MPS and MRP outputs
  • Experience working with Navision / D365 or any other reputable ERP system and Atlas Planning is an asset
  • Proactive and able to continuously manage change in an extremely fast paced, energetic work environment
  • Outstanding communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite

What We Offer:

  • World class gym, fitness classes and external basketball court
  • Community involvement through charitable events
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 100% Group Health & Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company RRSP Matching
  • Paid vacation & 5 personal days
  • Employee Engagement Events
  • Product & Swag from our industry leading brands
  • Professional career development
  • Opportunities for Global career exposure without the need to relocate!