Roles & Responsibilities:

Execute MRP for materials and issue purchase orders to ensure material availability for Operations and Maintenance.
Reviews production schedules and maintenance work order needs against inventory levels and storage capacity in order to plan inbound bulk materials to meet operational needs
Expedites with suppliers or explore alternative solutions to mitigate any know material shortages
Communicates any known or potential material shortages delays or issues, while also working to develop solutions with suppliers and internal resources.
Attend the Daily Production Communication meeting to report issues and status
Maintains files such as inventory records and delivery performance reporting in order to identify trends and seek opportunities for improvement in overall service
Records complaints and takes action to resolve, as needed, should quality or delivery failures occur
Manages the transition of components related to reformulations, redesigns, new product introductions, and item discontinuation.
Support and manager MP2 process for the Maintenance Department
Interacts with R&D, Procurement, Scheduling, Sales Planning, Suppliers, and Category Planners to plan and execute smooth transition plans
Maintains target inventory levels by monitoring inventory levels and appropriately recommends cost-reducing inventory actions to management
Support Corporate Procurement Managers in the implementation of any Divisional or Plant Cost Savings initiatives
Review and assist to resolve invoicing discrepancies in SAP via either MRBR or VIM
Performs other duties as assigned


3-5 years of manufacturing planning/procurement-related experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multi-task, be detail-oriented, analytical and organized
Computer proficiency – Order Entry, Information Management in ERP systems, Microsoft (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Experience with SAP is an asset
Experience with Tetra Pak packaging material is an asset

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