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Labatt Breweries of Canada

Packaging Materials Supply Planner

Toronto, Canada



About the Company

For more than 160 years, Labatt has created enduring bonds with consumers as they share memorable experiences while enjoying iconic brands like Alexander Keith's, Labatt Blue, Budweiser and Stella Artois.
Labatt employees share the dream of becoming the best, most profitable beer company in a better world with their Anheuser-Busch InBev colleagues worldwide. From Newfoundland to British Columbia, Labatt's 3,000 employees brew about 60 local and world-known beers. Anheuser-Busch InBev is the leading global brewer, managing a portfolio of more than 200 brands.
Labatt is one of Canada's most recognized brands and most respected corporations. We take responsibility for improving the world where we do business, and together we find ways of putting social responsibility into action. We're also committed to building a company for the long-term with a legacy to be proud of - for the people who work for us and with us; for future generations and the environment; and above all for our consumers.

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Job Description

  • Responsible for developing the short-term Materials Resource Plan for Primary Packaging as well as medium-term (3-month) forecasts to suppliers, and annual budgets.
  • Responsible for developing Inventory Policy for Primary Packaging throughout the supply chain and setting medium term plans with suppliers and internal Labatt teams to attain that policy.
  • Key Measurements in role are: Supplier Attainment, Materials Out-of-Range, Forecast Accuracy, and Customer Delivery Performance hits due to materials.
  • Manage supplier inventory to avoid material obsolescence and reduce costs. Work cross-functionally with Labatt production planners and the commercial team to deplete inventories
  • Risk identification and cross-functional contingency planning when supply chain challenges arise.


Job Qualifications

  • Proven leadership skills with strong business acumen and highly performance driven. Excellent presentation skills with solid communication capabilities and practices, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated deep understanding of Supply Chain processes, strategy, production/packaging capacities and related planning processes
  • Broad strategic thinker, with clear vision and passion for continuous improvement as a critical business philosophy. Respected and trusted leader with proven track record of achievement, solid technical skills and a reputation as a leader of change
  • Strong interpersonal capabilities, and able to work cross-functionally with others
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to juggle multiple priorities at once re-prioritizing as needed
  • Proven problem-solver with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Technical Competencies: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Suite

Job ID: Labatt-21012282
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Fitness Subsidies
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Pension
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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