Supply Planner – Pitt Meadows, BC Position title: Supply Planner A Place Where People Matter – Growing our People to Grow our Business We’re thrilled that you are exploring career opportunities where you can continue to make a positive difference every day to keep our communities healthy, fed, clean and safe. About the position Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Supply Planner Manages a portfolio of carriers to arrange the transportation of inbound, outbound, direct, or stock transfer orders. They will also schedule and coordinate production of materials. What we offer: -Paid training and development programs at every level -Global career advancement and mentoring opportunities -Education allowance -Competitive salary, benefits to include; employer paid medical & dental, short term and long term disability coverage, pension with employer matched contributions -Employee Resource Networks that are advocating for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within the company What you’ll do -Responsible for safe, efficient, legal & economical operation of all transportation activities. -Responsible for meeting customer delivery requirements in a cost-effective manner. -Collaborate with external stakeholders (vendors, carriers) to communicate requirements. -Use and maintain SAP Transportation Management System (TMS) to optimize common carrier, dedicated fleet, and private fleet freight orders. -Work with local plants on capacity planning and special requirements. -Support EHS & Sales regarding compliance, health, safety, and environmental affairs. -Assist internal stakeholders on corrective actions related to missed deliveries, incidents, and capacity, determining root cause, and establishing preventative actions. -Reconcile freight expense variances. -Manages product portfolio to schedule timely production of materials to maintain stock and meet customer requirements. -Coordinates with Operations, Purchasing and Customer Service to schedule production. -Analyze options to optimize production schedule and prevent service level failures. -Review out of stock situations regarding production materials and efficiently provide options to internal stakeholders to remedy situation. -Timely communication of production plans and changes to relevant departments -Identifies, mitigates, and solves for potential underperforming (aged & slow) inventory. -Other duties as assigned.
What we would like from you -Post-secondary degree or up to two years of experience in a related Supply Chain or Transportation field. -Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook). -Excellent written & verbal communication skills. -Ability to work under minimal supervision in a high volume and fast-paced environment. It takes people like you and a global network of more than 10,000 employees to build a company where the best people want to work. As a valued Univar Solutions employee, you understand that we are more than a distribution company. From delivering vital ingredients for food and nutrition, to helping keep drinking water safe, our company is dedicated to improving quality of life with our customers, suppliers and partners as we serve the world’s most essential industries.
We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry. Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.