Production Supply Planner

Cambridge, ON, Canada Req #317
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

About Us

Focused on leading the transition to a sustainable future, Glen Dimplex Americas is enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. With operation throughout North America the success of the Glen Dimplex Americas organization is a testament to the strength of our people and investment in innovation and technology.

Our portfolio of industry recognized brands includes Dimplex, Cadet and Faber. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls.

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.

Production Supply Planner


1.Responsible for MRP and Advanced Planning views of Material Master for given plants and materials

2.Responsible for controlling the evolution of plant specific material status from NPI (New Product Introduction) to obsolescence

3.Responsible for PDS (Production Data Structure) Data Object for Manufactured Materials

4.RCCP (Rough Cut Capacity Planning) and capacity levelling

5.Responsible for developing & maintaining the MPS and creates planned production orders

6.Responsible for maintaining resource capacity, including downtimes, ad-hoc downtimes etc

7.Runs Product Heuristic to plan manufacturing receipts against Stock Transport Requisitions or Planned Independent Requirements

8.Co-ordinates with DRP Planner on challenges to meeting demands (capacity or component constraints)

9.Supports the Demand / Supply functions in the business with impact analysis of change requests

10.Responds to feedback from procurement on vendor constraints and inbound component supply

11.Supports NPI as a planning SME


·3 to 5 years of experience in a Production or Inventory Planning environment, preferably within the CPG field.

·Strong knowledge and experiencing working in an MRP environment.

·Knowledge of IBP (supply pillar) would be an asset.

·Knowledge of SAP Business Objects would be an asset.

·High level excel skills are required for this role.

·Post-secondary education in Business, Supply Chain or Materials/Operations Management is preferred

·Experience analyzing large amounts of information/data and developing fact based conclusions.

·Strong knowledge and experiencing working in an MRP environment.

·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

·Demonstrated sense of energy / urgency and ability to learn on the fly

·Ability to work cross functionally with all levels of the organization

·Proactive, organized and detail oriented with the ability to work independently

How to Apply

Our team members include people like you: enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and creative. If you are interested in joining our team or learning more about this opportunity, please apply now.  Glen Dimplex Americas offers a competitive total rewards package, and we are continually striving to attract and retain the best talent available, building ongoing success for both our organization and our employees!

Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Glen Dimplex Americas, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 19, 2021
  • Cambridge, ON, Canada