Demand Planner

Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver

Rubicon Organics mission is to grow the best cannabis on earth and for the earth. We will be bringing our portfolio of Super Premium Organic Cannabis brands to the Canadian market in September of 2019.  Consequently, we are recruiting an outstanding Demand Planner to lead our critical data based forecasting and business planning functions. This is an opportunity to take everything you have learned in your career to date and apply it in a critical role within a nimble multinational company, leaving a huge legacy in your wake.

Purpose of the Demand Planner role

Partner with the sales team to define, design and deliver the optimal sales forecasting model for a portfolio of super premium cannabis brands in Canada on a rolling 12 month basis

Partner with the Sales planner to lead the S&OP meetings to ensure that the marketing plans & sales forecast is translated into an efficient supply plan that can be delivered on time in full, and when necessary manage mitigation activities for supply disruption. 

Partner with the innovation team to ensure all new innovation launches are planned effectively with accurate forecasts from the sales team.

Create systems to manage awareness of inventory in the entire supply chain (from finished goods to customer inventory

As a key member of the sales team, support the Market strategy and planning manager with business analysis to enable better results.

We are looking for an outstanding demand planner who wants to leave a tangible legacy:

An agile, hands on detailed orientated analyst who likes to build and perfect models

Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders from marketing, sales and supply chain organisation

Ability to manage complex data and simplify into insights

A top performer who wants to deliver a broad business impact, through their participation and contribution to the sales and supply chain team, to propel the entire organisation forward.

Required Skills, Experience and Academic/Educational Requirements:

  • 3 years’ experience in demand planning/forecasting ideally in CPG or other fast paced industry.
  • Proven analytical & mathematical thinking, and adept at solving complex problems
  • Ability to collaborate in multifunctional teams
  • Used to fast paced multi sku industries, with aggressive innovation pipelines and complex supply chains
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree; ideally in statistics, maths or economics
  • Previous cannabis or Liquor experience an advantage

This position will report to Market Strategy and planning Manager and will be based in Vancouver, and will require 10% time for work travel to supply operation sites in BC Canada.

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