For 42 years, Quest Brands Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of quality fencing and nettings, landscape fabrics, fall and winter protection products, planting and gardening and construction and safety products for consumer and commercial applications. Excited about expanding their operations from Brampton to London with an impressive growth trajectory, Quest Brands Inc. continues to serve their customers through quality products for both consumer and commercial application.
In partnership with Prime Management Group Inc., Quest Brands Inc. is seeking a highly organized, analytical, and perceptive Supply Chain Manager to join their team and new facility in London, Ontario.
Reporting to the COO, the Supply Chain Manager will collaborate with Sales Managers and the Production Manager in the assurance of sufficient raw materials, finished goods, and other sundry goods to meet customer timelines, needs, and quantity demands. While ensuring that inventory effectiveness is maximized, the Supply Chain Manager will assist in the selection and management of all product vendors. Working with the Production Supervisor, this senior leader will determine thought-out production targets and work with Customer Service Agents to successfully solve obstacles and manage product requirements for customers.
This adaptable, driven senior leader will be essential in Forecasting and Analysis; Logistics and Supply; Inventory; and Production, including, but not limited to, the following:
- Participating in the unit sales forecast process and ensuring accuracy; and setting out annual quantity and delivery dates for all (raw and finished) goods while building delivery plans.
- Leading the organization in an annual inventory count; conducting Cycle and Spot counts while reporting any variances or discrepancies; ensuring inventory levels are able to meet forecasted demand while minimizing costs; and monitoring inventory levels internally and for outside warehouses to meet customer requirements.
- Working closely with Production to problem solve and manage excessive scrap, material quality, and machine downtime; and coordinating with the COO, Production Supervisor, and Customer Service Representatives to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring the schedule to proactively identify and address any issues related to stock shortages.
- Providing department KPI reporting to the Management team on metrics with appropriate analysis and countermeasures while supporting all departments in the accumulation and presentation of data surrounding their KPIs; and leading weekly meetings on material shortages and running reports to support.
To qualify for this exciting opportunity, the ideal candidate will present with a relevant post-secondary education coupled with 5-7 years of demonstrated, hands-on Supply Chain Management experience. As a proven and engaging people-centric leader, the successful candidate will demonstrate a team-oriented mindset with a high appreciation and enthusiasm for collaboration, while using hands-on coaching and mentorship of others to achieve results in a high-growth manufacturing environment. Additionally, this Supply Chain Management professional will have proven critical-thinking, problem-solving, and project management skills to provide viable solutions and exceptionally deliver on customer expectations. This position also requires demonstrated experience working with an ERP system for effective inventory control and developing associated reports for Management’s consideration. Moreover, the successful candidate will have excellent analytical skills and high Excel & Access proficiency with a demonstrated ability to effectively analyze data, make recommendations, and set targets.
On behalf of Quest Brand Inc., Prime Management Group Inc. will be accepting all applications in confidence from interested candidates. Requests for additional information on the role, and/or confidential suggestions or nominations, may also be submitted. Any questions about this opportunity can be directed to Michelle Rawson - Director, HR Consulting/Talent Acquisition at 519 672 7710.