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Supply Planner


Panasonic Canada Inc.
  • Mississauga, ON, Canada
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Panasonic Canada Inc. For over 100 years, Panasonic has been committed to enhancing the well-being of people, communities, and society.  Our technologies and solutions have been developed with one aim in mind:  to enrich our lives and make life better – simpler, healthier, safer, more enjoyable, and more sustainable. Panasonic Canada Inc. (PCI) is a leading technology provider to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company leverages its strengths in Living Spaces, Immersive Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Automated Supply Chains and Connected Solutions to provide lifestyle solutions to consumers as well as secure and resilient integrated solutions for B2B and B2G customers. We are proud to be recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2020, 2021 and 2022. Come join our journey.  What Panasonic Canada Inc. Offers
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage with a Health Spending Account
  • Panasonic Retirement Pension Plan (RPP/DCPP)
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan (RSP)
  • Generous Parental Leave Top Up
  • Education Assistance Program/ Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Competitive Rates on Home and Auto Insurance
  • Employee Volunteer Program – Paid Time Off for Volunteer Days
Panasonic Canada Inc. Hybrid Work Model Panasonic Canada Inc. supports a hybrid work model. We understand that flexibility is essential for employees to do their best work while also balancing personal and life needs. Employees can expect to be in the office for a variable number of days per week based on the needs of the business unit, while having the ability to also work remote.  Panasonic Canada Inc. offers a Flexible Work Options policy which includes the ability to work remote, mobile, and create a compressed work schedule.  Supply Planner: Prepares and finalizes the monthly and weekly Supply Plan for Consumer Products/Product categories, utilizing the Demand Plan from IBP and data from both the Sales and Marketing teams. Communicates effectively on Demand and Supply plan changes. Oversee purchase orders that are generated on the Demand Plan, ensuring Plant and MRP breakdowns are aligned to forecast. Review Demand Plan changes and changes inbound dates and recommend required adjustments based on Customer needs. Liaison with Factory contacts to ensure MOQ, Master data and Purchase Orders are correct and shipped in a timely manner. Work with Customs and Transportation to ensure product arrives when required and make recommendations to expedite when needed.Please note this is a full-time opportunity. Please note that this is a hybrid role. Office based work will be performed out of our Ambler Drive Office in Mississauga, ON. Responsibilities:  
  1. Develop Supply Plan: Reviews Demand Plan (Final Forecast) following PSI weekly and monthly cycles and verifies product order quantity, plant breakdown and location (MRP) as well as delivery date align with initial IBP Plan. Propose and implement solutions to improve Supply Plan.
  2. Identify products that require Safety Stock or Turn Over days’ adjustments based on analysis of Demand Plan and requirements of Customer required inventory levels and Category Budget levels. Verifies total demand within and beyond the forecast horizon, providing recommendations to Marketing on forecast adjustments based on trends, customer orders, supply constraints.
  3. Effectively communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management. Resolve errors, optimize Supply plan by requesting changes to Master Data or updating orders and plant breakdown. Monitor and report on important changes to Supply Plan. Address and communicate Supply related issues in a timely and effective manner.
  4. Finalize Supply Plan - Following creation of Supply Plan, makes Supply Plan data available to respective teams Marketing, Sales, Factories in preparation of PSI review meetings. May attend Consensus or PSI Meetings to provide role-related assistance and recommendations on Supply and logistics issues.
  5. Ensures all relevant data is correct. MOQ, rounding lead-times are properly maintained. Ensures Supply Plan is aligned with Plant and location, making appropriate changes and recommendations. Execute the Supply plan that meets the organizational and customer needs.
  6. Product Procurement – Places Purchase orders with Factories ensuring MOQ, Lead times and plant breakdowns are correct in accordance with the Supply Plan. As required expedites orders with Factory or Customs and Transportation, may recommend shipping arrangements in consultation with Customs and Transportation.
  7. Advises Sales and Marketing teams as required on changes to inbound dates or issues with supply from Factory. Reviews changes to Demand and recommends/executes changes to plant breakdown prior to PO create. Reviews changes to Demand forecast and orders and recommends, if needed, add orders from Factory. Prepares and ensures proper documentation for Add Orders and changes in Shipping arrangements (ERS, Air) Prepare USD/Yen currency reservation reports for Marketing, ensuring proper information is provided to CPD accounting.
  8. Product Set Up/Maintenance – Ensures all relevant data is properly filled out in New Product set up forms. Requires following up with Factory and Marketing teams to ensure process is followed. Ensures all information is correct for loading models into ECC and IBP, including MOQ, Master packs, pricing and Forecasting customer requirements. Ensures QA inspections are quickly scheduled upon first product arrival. Reviews and addresses any system errors, working with IT or Factory. Maintains Factory related Master Data to ensure PO and payments.
  9. Additional Support: Prepares informational and analytical reports as requested. Process Master Sample requests (MSS), ensuring proper sign of by all required stakeholders, tracking and return to inventory. Prepares manual purchase orders for promotional type product.
  10. Prepares relevant forms for inventory disposal requests, cross divisional transfer requests. Maintains and updates associated system information. Provides support/ back up for Data Maintenance. Periodically required to prepare and distribute other team reports (POS, LA reports) and/or Ad-hoc reports
The Successful Candidate Will Have: 
  1. Community College- 2 years’ certificate or diploma.
  2. 2 years of minimum related work experience.
  3. Excellent problem-solving skills.
  4. Good interpersonal skills to exchange information and build rapport.
How to ApplyPlease include a PDF copy of your current resume.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Panasonic Canada Inc.In order to drive our business to continued heights, our business practices and our contribution to society must be rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion. We foster an environment in which everyone is able to share their voice and talents, in a safe space, where they have the opportunity and resources to fully realize their potential. We are therefore committed to developing and realizing programs, tools and processes that ensure a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for our employees. AODA PolicyPanasonic Canada Inc. has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for job applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Assessment and selection materials and procedures can be made available in accessible formats and methods as appropriate. If you require a specific accommodation because of disability or medical need, please let us know when selected to take part in our recruitment process so that reasonable arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place as you move through our process. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.We thank you for your interest in working for Panasonic Canada Inc. 


  • Mississauga, ON, Canada
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