Supply Planning Manager
Stanley Black & Decker
Virtual, Toronto, US
3d ago

POSITION : Supply Planning Manager

REPORTS TO : Director Supply Chain

LOCATION : Virtual Ontario

The Why

Our team at Stanley Black & Decker embraces the critical importance of employment equity, diverse representation and inclusive work environments.

Our culture is dynamic, results-oriented , focused on change and share a unified passion for creating products, tools and solutions for those who make the world.

Wherever you go in our company, you’ll find uncompromised devotion to performance, innovation, customer satisfaction and social responsibility.

Now is your chance to become one of these people within our growing Fortune 200 Company. A role with us will give you a strong understanding of how a world class organization creates and implements different strategies across our various commercial brands for a positive outcome.

The What

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers For Young People (2020 and 2021) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2020 and 2021) and Canada’s Best Diverse Employers (2020 and 2021).

Reporting directly to the Director of Sales, the successful candidate will manage a team of Field Marketing Coordinators across Canada.

Reporting directly to the Director Supply Chainthe Supply Planning Manager is a pivotal leadership role. They will have overall accountability for leading the inventory planning strategy supporting our Canadian Global Tools & Storage division.

Key to this role will be to have overall accountability for identifying and optimizing operations and logistics solutions to ensure proper inventory and supply levels across the country.

In addition, they will develop close working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including marketing, sales and finance

The How

  • Drive the strategic direction of the supply planning process, with a focus on outstanding customer service and supply chain visibility while minimizing supply chain risks
  • Interact with sales, marketing and finance to better understand demand forecast drivers and work to maximize accuracy in planning and replenishment functions
  • Support organizational alignment through the S&OP process
  • Pursue continuous improvement within each of the planning processes
  • Work with other Supply Chain, Marketing and Sales groups to achieve inventory and turns targets while ensuring Service Levels targets are met
  • Ensure streamlined approach for team when providing direction on production dates for new products or proposed promotions which support 100% fill rate
  • Work with Marketing teams to manage product transitions and discontinuations
  • Assure best-practice in inventory management and replenishment
  • Coach the career growth of supply planning professionals with a focus on providing excellent service to our internal and external customers
  • Collaborate with the senior leadership team to create and continuously revisit a supply chain strategy to meet the evolving needs of the business and our customers
  • Drive the development and execution of special projects across the supply planning team
  • Clearly understand the Supply Chain operational and cost implications of the business strategy and implement this knowledge in all decisions
  • Work effectively cross functionally with supply chain peer group in identifying, prioritizing and delivering on a wide range of projects and initiatives
  • What we need

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or a closely related field required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • 5+ years’ management and leadership in Supply Chain Management
  • Strong organizational, leadership / decision making, creative problem-solving skills and the ability to manage multiple projects in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are necessary to effectively convey goals and initiatives to team members and senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work in order to accomplish multiple and changing priorities within specified timeframes and operate at the strategic and tactical / detailed levels
  • Proactive, energetic, professional self-starter with excellent collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent numeracy, business acumen, financial analysis and IT skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and diverse business
  • How You’ll Feel :

    We want our company to be a place you’ll want to be and stay. Being part of our team means you’ll get to :

  • Grow : Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learn : Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera® and online university.
  • Belong : Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Give Back : Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.
  • Stanley Black & Decker believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit. We strive to hire employees that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of employees and our communities including but not limited to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, and disability.

    We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization.

    Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek employees who will work respectfully and constructively with differences across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing SBD’s priorities, goals and principles of equity and inclusivity.

    If accommodation is required at any point in the recruitment process, please contact a member of our Recruitment Team. Please note that as part of our recruitment process, candidates in the final stages will be required to complete a background check which may include a criminal background, credit and drivers abstract check.

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