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Demand Planner
Vancouver, BC, Canada


Demand Planner
Rubicon Organics’ mission is to grow the best cannabis on earth and for the earth and today we are doing just that out of our state-of-the art greenhouse facility located in Delta, B.C. We are growing and expanding quickly, with national distribution across Canada with 5 cannabis brands, as well as export partnerships with German and Israeli Cannabis companies. We are launching 20-30 new products each quarter as we bring exciting new genetics and extracted products to market in Canada and around the world.

The Purpose of the Demand Planner is to drive sales, lower cost, optimizing inventory holding of both finished goods and packaging materials, through an accurate demand plan. This role reports directly to the Director, Market Strategy & Planning & will be primarily based in downtown Vancouver, with 10% of your time spent travelling to supply operation sites in BC & visiting stores.

·      Partner with the innovation team to ensure all innovation launches are planned effectively with accurate forecasts from the commercial team
·      Partner with the commercial team to create the unconstrained demand plan for current and future listings across all our brands
·      Provide a weekly update on the latest demand and supply estimates including risks through a performance review and understand what levers can be pulled to mitigate these risks 
·      Partner with the supply chain team to lead the S&OP meetings to ensure that the brand portfolio plans & sales forecast are translated into an efficient supply plan that can be delivered on time in full, and when necessary, manage mitigation activities for supply disruption
·      Develop systems and processes that enable the company to pivot quickly, minimizing risks and taking full advantage of opportunities that arise
·      Continuous understanding of forecasting errors and improvements of forecasting accuracies
·      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 organization
·      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

·      3+ years’ experience in demand planning/forecasting ideally in CPG or other fast paced industry
·      Advanced Excel Skills (we mean it with this one  )
·      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
·      Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree; ideally in statistics, mathematics or economics
·      Previous cannabis or Liquor experience an advantage

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