Demand Planner – Acton, ON


May 30, 2022


June 30, 2022

Job Title:

Demand Planner


Superior Glove

Company Description:

Would you like an opportunity to contribute new ideas, where new perspectives are welcomed? How would you like to become a part of an innovative, family oriented and fast-growing organization? Then please read on! Who we are: Superior Glove is a family-owned company with over 100 years in designing and manufacturing innovative hand protection for every major hazard. We innovate to fit the protection workers need into comfortable PPE they’ll want to wear. Headquartered in Acton, Canada, Superior Glove has grown from humble beginnings to a global contender. Who we are looking for: Do you put people first? Are you passionate about creating a great product experience for customers? Are you innovative? A self-starter? Adaptable? Like to have fun? You could be part of the Superior Glove Works team! If you have superior communication skills, are a highly analytical, innovative, and motivated individual with the ability to provide appropriate business solutions, please read on! Superior Glove Works Ltd. is currently seeking a Demand Planner to work out of its Acton, ON location. This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven, dynamic, and enthusiastic individual looking for a career with a growth-oriented and successful company. If you are up to the challenge, we want to hear from you! We are a family owned and operated company meeting international standards by “Improving Occupational Hand Protection through Innovation” Please send your resume and cover letter with “Demand Planner” in the subject line. Superior Glove strives to create a respectful, accessible, and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the company will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities.

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Some of the benefits/perks include: • Listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, past 10 consecutive years. • 2020 and 2021 awarded SME, part of the top 100 employers in Canada! • 2021 Excellence Award as one of Canada’s Safest Manufacturing Employers • Equivalent of three weeks’ vacation per calendar year to start for all permanent, full-time team members PLUS two paid days off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve! • Health, Dental, Vision, Extended Benefits, Group RRSP Plan, Health Savings account, etc. • Join our online company Recognition Program, gain access to fantastic rewards, including team member referral program • Access to our on-site fitness lessons, equipment, “Grab and Go” bikes and more • As part of the “family” you can join in on our community involvement, staff lunch adventures, annual barbeques and company events! …And much more!


Job/Position Summary: Reporting to the Inventory & Panning Manager, the Demand Planner will be responsible for the optimization of statistical forecasts, planning parameters, and attributes with planning systems. The role works closely with Sales, New Product, and Product Management teams to ensure demand alignment with business goals. The Demand Planner will also work with internal production teams to monitor production capacity and schedule attainment. Strong technology, analytical and communication skills are must-have traits. Responsibilities: • Create, develop, and follow through with effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns and adjust forecasting parameters in the MRP system • Develop schedules and monitor production schedules for selected locations. • Work closely with the Production and Planning teams to monitor and track both short/long term plant capacity issues. Monitor and publish production attainment reports. • Work and meet with the sales and operations team to capture feedback, and sales trends for both new and established products. • Use PM software (Asana) to follow through on action plans and progressive momentum, track, and publish Action register, and forecast variance KPI’s. • Oversee the New Business Forecast submission process. Provide team with inventory and supply chain data to set accurate ETA for business start. • Create a plan and own DNR and end of life cycle process. Collaborate with product teams and update ERP system with substitutions, and versions as required. • Monitor sales patterns and consistency in products to determine required status changes, as well as make changes to all style classes. • Publish monthly reporting of KPI’s info to department intranet page for company visibility. • Run weekly reports including Weekly Plan and Impact Report (WPIR), Warehouse Rebalancing Report, and Update Clearance List as well as other Ad Hoc reports as needed.


Qualifications & Requirements: • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role. • Post-secondary education in Logistics and Supply Chain, Materials & Operations Management or Business or related field of study. • Experience with methods and processes for inventory and supply chain management, and knowledge of import/export processes. • Experience with ERP systems and related software for demand planning/scheduling. • PC proficiency (MS Office, Excel, Word and Outlook, Microsoft teams, Asana) is required • Knowledge of complex data analysis/strong math and statistical skills. • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. • Ability to effectively present information and recommendations to groups and leadership. • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks based on daily business demands. • Must be willing and able to travel to the other locations, sometimes with extended stays, as required. Why work for us? Superior Glove is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work culture to ensure every voice is heard and valued. When you work at Superior Glove, you are part of the family!

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter with “Demand Planner” in the subject line to