Supply Planner

Job Description

Auto req ID: 201325BR

Job Description

The Supply Planner contributes to the success of the PepsiCo Beverages Canada by assisting with the management of supply chain processes and projects. The role is responsible for all aspects of production planning, raw material planning, and long term production planning, and co-pack planning and deployment for Winnipeg PBC. Coordination with Demand Planning, the Manufacturing team and logistics on supply related issues are essential to ensure proper plan execution. This role is positioned to provide key supply chain communication to senior managers and executives within PBC.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Use Avail to plan production and schedule FG deployment
  • Use MRP to plan raw material orders
  • Maintain long term planning schedule inputs in AP through IPUM data maintenance
  • Develop and foster relationships with key stakeholders (i.e. Co-Packers, US Contract Ops Planners, Warehouse Team, etc.)
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of data related to production planning and order placement in Avail, IPUM, AP, SAP, MRP, and APS
  • Ensure data is updated timely to facilitate data flow to the planning tools
  • Daily review of prior day’s OOS for each network supported, determine root cause and work with matrix teams to mitigate risk
  • Ensure sufficient product is planned, ordered and delivered to accommodate innovation launches
  • Create and maintain innovation project timelines, support innovation launches & phase in/phase out changes
  • Monitor and scorecard project milestones
  • Educate supply network on planning process
  • Communicate on a weekly basis to network issues/concerns/orders


  • At least 3 years of supply chain planning experience
  • Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business, but other areas welcomed as long as business knowledge can be demonstrated.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen eye for detail, able to interrogate data and produce detailed outputs
  • Understanding the links between production plans, plant AOP’s, productivity initiatives and customer service
  • Should possess strong communication / facilitation skills to build and sustain a wide range of working relationships across multiple functions/sites, being flexible in their approach to achieve the collective aims
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High proficiency with MS Office products particularly MS Excel (pivot tables & macros) and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Tactical and strategic thinking
Key metrics:
  • OOS target
  • Warehouse Out-of-Date and Raw Material (waste) target
  • OON Costs
  • Cost to serve (inventory, working capital)
  • Product Availability level, Days-in-Inventory
  • Schedule attainment

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular