Supply Planner – Viva Naturals – Toronto

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Are you someone who lives and breathes efficient and cost-effective in stock management? Passionate about data? Obsessed with how supply chain links together as one amazing machine?

Viva Naturals is searching for a skilled and fearless Supply Planner who truly enjoys working on a large portfolio, is highly analytical, flexible as well as action and results oriented.

The Viva Vision:

Everyone at Viva Naturals believes in the power of healthy living. Through our commitment to creating exceptional health and wellness products, and our desire to make the world a better place, we want to empower our customers to live happier, healthier, and more meaningful lives.

Our Story:

Viva Naturals was founded in 2011 by a team of people who didn’t just know a lot about wellness – they made it their way of life. Ever since, we’ve brought like-minded individuals together to create some of the world’s best supplements, superfoods, and personal wellness products.

Our number one focus is making sure our products deliver nothing but Mother Nature’s finest, in combinations and concentrations that really, truly get results. That means ingredients that are natural, organic, and non-GMO, and formulas that are free from unnecessary additives, fillers, sugars, or dyes. And, we like to do it all responsibly, ensuring the health and wellbeing of our partners, and our planet.

The Role:

Reporting to the Manager of Supply Chain and Demand Planning, the mission of this role is to ensure maximum in stock management with the most efficient and cost-effective coverage of materials inventory. You have hands-on experience in operations, inventory planning and management as well as a strong understanding of ingredient and product life cycles. You must be able to manage a large portfolio, be solution-oriented and able to improve efficient processes.

What you will do in more detail:

  • Identify, react and manage changes in demand compared to changes in availability to manufacturer
  • Solve and recalculate the system to establish shorts, risks and excess
  • Assess and validate what has changed from the previous position on a bi-weekly basis and communicate risks to manager when needed if exceptions exceed scope of control
  • Daily inventory assessments to determine shorts, risks and excess to maintain optimal inventory levels across channels
  • Assess replenishment and supply error by SKU in vendor performance and define sufficient safety stock
  • Purchase materials to carry adequate safety stock
  • Manage the inventory from an obsolescence and aged perspective
  • Vendor management and compliance responsibilities and monthly vendor compliance reporting to manager
  • Monthly reporting to finance on rolling 12 month horizon purchase plans and budget to actuals reporting on purchases
  • Monthly obsolescence and aged inventory report
  • Systems management (MOQ, lead times, safety stocks, costs and purchase prices)
  • Own new launch management from an inventory planning perspective, working closely with Commercialization and Marketing Project Managers to coordinate with vendors, all materials required as defined in each step of the stage gate process and ensure launch at the pre-established date


  • Salary:
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    9 months ago
  • Category:
    Inventory Management
  • Deadline:
    April 26, 2020
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