SharkNinja is hiring a

Supply Planner, Kitchenware

Mississauga, Canada
Full-Time
Position Overview:
We are an innovative, evolving, fast paced Global Supply Planning organization seeking a dynamic, results oriented and collaborative Supply Planner for our Kitchenware category to join our expanding team.The Supply Planner will report directly to the Director Supply Planning and will work closely with the NPD, Kitchenware and Supply teams, will be responsible for development of a strategic plan to manage inventory and build plans, support new product launches, on time retailer sets, and inventory targets.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Effectively and successfully managing global Kitchenware planning and execution with cross functional teams
·       Create the monthly and weekly NPD supply plan including purchasing, production tracking and retailer launches status.
·       Responsible for Fill Rate improvement and inventory levels
·       Responsible for weekly executive report out
·       Create monthly and weekly plan based on Sales Forecast, retailer launch dates and inventory plan
·       Mitigation planning and analysis to ensure on-time retailer product launch and support 100% fulfillment rate
·       High level capacity planning analysis and recommendations to support inventory plan targets including pre-builds or just in time based on sku seasonality and classification
·       Extensive collaboration with Demand Planning, Program Management, Product Development, Engineering, Quality, Marketing, and Supply to drive successful NPD launch and maintain inventory plan
·       Responsible for Executive weekly report out of the category supply plan
·       Create purchase requests to support supply plan, manage and ensure purchase orders are tracking on time to support inventory plan
·       Available for travel at least once a month between Montreal/Boston offices
 
Attributes and Skills:
·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail
·       Ability to effectively communicate, and drive corrective actions
·       Innovative and seeks opportunities to move processes forward and driving impactful changes and results
·       Structured and consistent in order to sustain and plan kitchenware category
·       Effective organizational skills to manage diverse workload portfolio and changes
·       Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint
·       Capacity to learn and navigate through new applications quickly and efficiently
·       Highly collaborative with the ability to engage and lead discussions in meetings/team settings
·       Relentless in solving and closing out supply issues to support NPD requirements and customer launches and requirements
·       Ability to set priorities and adapt to changing priorities within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
·       Fluent in French and English (written and oral)
Education and Experience:
·       Bachelor's Degree in Business, Commerce, or equivalent
·       Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Cookware or Kitchenware Supply Planning function: Procurement
·       Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Supply Planning function (Procurement)
·       Minimum of 1-year experience in an APAC manufacturing/import business environment
·       Experience with US, Canadian, UK, EU, Japan retailer in-store new program introduction is an asset
·       Able to travel to the USA once a month

At SharkNinja, our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world. We work very hard to provide our consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation, and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to create the next big thing.  We take a team approach to our projects, where everyone has a voice. We want individuals to push limits, look outside the box and think the unthinkable. With the explosive growth we have been experiencing, we’re looking for motivated individuals to join us on our exciting journey. People need to think big, move fast and want to make a significant impact.  Are you ready?

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