Supply Chain Planner

  • Full Time
  • Kitchener
  • 80 - 100

Flanagan Foodservice Inc.

Job Description

Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 4:00 AM
At Flanagan Foodservice, we’re more than just the biggest family-owned food distributor in Canada; we’re a dynamic hub of innovation, creativity, and a shared passion for delivering exceptional service. For nearly 50 years, we’ve been on an exciting journey of growth and transformation. The foodservice landscape is thrilling and challenging, and as we reshape our business, we’re on the hunt for imaginative minds, business strategists, and food lovers. Are you prepared to be part of the legacy?

A Culture of Innovation and Creativity: We value fresh ideas and perspectives, innovation and collaboration, where employees can thrive and make meaningful impact. If you’re passionate about making a difference, you’ll fit right in.

Family Values and Professional Opportunities: Experience the integrity of a family-owned business combined with the exciting growth opportunities of a leading industry player who is scaling up quickly with technology.

Outstanding Employee Benefits: From profit-sharing, pension programs and comprehensive health benefits, we invest in your well-being. We celebrate and reward your achievements.

Personal and Professional Growth: We champion your growth with a wide range of career advancement opportunities tailored to your strengths and aspirations. There is no better pairing than a foodie with an awesome career in the foodservice industry!

We are currently hiring for a Supply Chain Planner. If you’re highly motivated and are ready for an exciting career that will shape the future of the foodservice industry, we want to hear from you.
Position Summary:
The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for forecasting, replenishment and buying products to support the effective flow of inventory through the Flanagan Foodservice network. This role will also generate and maintain various reporting functions to support our customer-facing teams and requires someone who can work independently with strong analysis, organizational, and time management skills.
Key Responsibilities:
Forecasting & replenishment of food and beverage items and other categories as needed.
Issuing Purchase Orders and liaising with vendors and carriers in order to get products in on time.
Following up with customers to ensure accurate deliveries.
Seasonal forecasting and promo management.
Managing inventory to meet shelf life requirements.
Achieve inventory, inventory turns, and fill rate targets.
Manage obsolete inventory and write-offs pertaining to the portfolio.
Communicate and respond to sales team requests on a daily basis or as needed.
Provide supply chain planning support and coverage for team as required.
Work daily with category managers on executing the marketing strategy.
Minimum of 2 years experience Supply Chain Planning/Buying experience.
Food and Beverage industry experience/knowledge.
Post-secondary education in business, supply chain or a related field.
Experience with Replenishment programs such as JDA.
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with advanced level in Excel.
Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to prioritize competing tasks.
Ability to work independently, and collaborate effectively within a team and cross-functional departments.
Highly organized, with proven time management skills to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems.
Experience working with large product portfolios.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Competitive compensation package
Pension and RRSP plans
Profit Sharing Program
Paid Personal Days andYourBirthday!
Family oriented culture
Be part of the legacy.
All employees of Flanagan Foodservice must demonstrate adherence to all HACCP and Food Handling practices as well as all Company’s policies and procedures.
Flanagan Foodservice Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and has an accommodation process in place to provide accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know by submitting your request to

so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations.