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Job Code: #3031
Title: Team Manager - Material Planning
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job Location: Ontario

Job Description:

Materials Planning Manager

itec group Inc. emphasizes the importance of building effective relationships between candidates and industry leading companies. We recruit for the IT, engineering and advanced manufacturing industries. We offer individuals looking for contract or full-time positions desirable career opportunities. Our committed team who are leaders within the recruitment industry have built a foundation of solid working relationships based on quality service, integrity and respect. itec group is an equal opportunity employer.

We are currently seeking a certified Materials Planning Manager for a leading food and beverage manufacturer in South Western Ontario. Reporting to the Materials Department Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management of the Material Planning team including material supply issues/escalations, inventory actions and results, scorecard monitoring and improving results, along with oversight of the team including performance management and development plans. The successful candidate must have proven leadership and planning experience within the food and beverage industry, SCMP and/or APICS certification, intermediate SAP knowledge, and experience working in a KPI results driven environment. This is a great opportunity to join a market leader that offers competitive salary, bonus, pension plan, excellent benefits, and future career progression!!

The Materials Planning Manager Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Review and analyze machine rates, labour and capacity planning based on forecasting
  • Improve communication regarding material requirements, ensure plans are feasible using team feedback and input
  • Continuously improve scrap reporting, inventory turns, inventory variance, safety stock levels, and start of production launches
  • Drive and implement lean operating activities
  • Lead raw material reduction projects
  • Participate in cross functional meetings and projects to resolve issues
  • Lead and coach material planning team/employee development


  • Post Secondary education in Logistics, Supply Chain or related field
  • SCMP or APICS certification
  • Must have 5 or more years of experience in a leadership capacity
  • Must have 3 or more years experience in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
  • Previous experience using SAP
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in Excel

If you are interested in learning more about the Materials Planning Manager Job or other Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing opportunities, then please apply online at www.itecgroup.ca or email harleen@itecgroup.ca

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