Production Planning, NDP - Contract

Canopy Growth Corporation Smiths Falls, ON 2022-09-21
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The Company
At Canopy Growth, our mission is clear: improve lives, end cannabis prohibition, and strengthen communities. We believe that cannabis can be a force for good. We’re building a consumer-centric organization that is focused on sharing the transformational potential of cannabis with the world. We will achieve this through an innovative and disruptive portfolio of cannabis and hemp-derived products.
With millions of square feet of licensed production capacity and operations spanning four continents, Canopy Growth is the world's leading cannabis and hemp company. We recognize that employees are at the core of our success, and we take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity.
Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth. If you are interested in building global challenger brands, scaling a business, and working in a values-driven environment, we want to hear from you!
The Opportunity
The planning role ensures that the planned/forecasted supply of materials meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity for NPD launches. The planner can deliver efficient, effective, and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Maintains strong relationships internally to ensure supply of materials and inventory to satisfy NPD launch sales forecasts and targets. Decisions and results have an impact on the function and their success.
  • Schedule the supply of materials/components/inventory to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate processes for material and inventory delivery from supplier to point of fit
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
  • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
  • Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
  • Create regular statistical reports, tracking and analysis and update others in the organization
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan, and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to launch production
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the costs, production, manufacture, and customer order fulfilment
  • Results orientated and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines
  • Strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Previous experience of materials planning ideally in the automotive or manufacturing environment
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies
  • Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers
  • Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems or similar
  • Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous
Other Details
This is a full-time contract role (12 months) based out of Smiths Falls, ON.
We appreciate your interest, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements.
We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please notify your Talent Acquisition Partner. Please note, the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.