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Senior Supply Planner

Job Name

Senior Supply Planner






Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics - Procurement

Reporting Line:

Supply Chain Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Emily Clayton

About the role

Your Opportunity

As the Senior Supply Planner, your prime responsibility is to optimize replenishment of designated brands to designated warehouses. 
You are responsible for resolving issues to balance supply and demand, scheduling purchase orders, and assisting in the preparation of the monthly S&OP meetings.  You are a member of a planning team and will be jointly responsible for team metrics.

About You
  • You must be Fearless to challenge & influence decision making for Supply Chain in Canada and supporting key stakeholders.
  • You must demonstrate a Founder’s mentality, taking ownership for Supply Planning.
  • As a member of the Supply Chain Family you will be in your comfort zone working across the matrix as part of the North American and global team. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Pro-actively manage demand & supply and propose corrective actions when required.
  • Responsible for the development and management of the Supply Plan for a group of designated brands 
  • Contribute to Supply Chain improvement programs, Demand Driven Replenishment deployment and solution improvement.
  • Assist in defining, validating and implementing sourcing changes for new products/customers.  
  • Address any supply disruption or conflict situation through consensus solution or recommendation for escalation. Ensure agreed modifications are implemented.
  • Manage Daily Availability Process
  • In collaboration with the Supply Chain Manager, regularly assess and update Markets and Plants safety stock policy and targets
  • Assist in preparation of write off for obsolete/ damaged materials and finished products 
  • Provide Project feasibility pre approval recommendation for any new product launch or geographical extension. Drive product switch for any design change ensuring on time launch and minimum write off.
  • Control SKU portfolio proliferation and ensure adherence to correct life cycle management process
  • Participate in Flow deployment and continuous improvement together with Plants and Markets.
  • Communicates with Canadian liquor boards for PO approval/changes
  • Pro-actively optimize planning related master data

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Logistics, Industrial Engineering or related degree  
  • Minimum of 5 years field experience in Supply Chain
  • Familiarity with decision-support tools  
  • Proven time management and multiple task management capabilities 
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) for communication across global and cross-functional teams. Must communicate “up” effectively at the Manager, Director level. Fluent in Spanish would be an asset.
  • Active user of SAP ECC and SAP APO-SNP 
Personal Qualities
  • Able to prioritize and flexible to handle ad hoc situations
  • Able to work under pressure and multi-task 
  • Ability to see opportunities
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Able to work independently & in cross functional teams
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.