Breakthru Beverage

  • Commercial Planner

    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Leads demand planning and inventory management agenda for portfolio of suppliers across Canada. Assists Regional Key Account Managers and National Pricing & Logistics Manager to ensure accurate forecasting, demand planning, and overall inventory management analysis suport to drive brand performance.




    Required Duties:

    • Develop regional and national Demand and Supply forecasts for suppliers
    • Track performance and trends vs forecast
    • Works with bailment warehouses and Liquor Boards to proactively manage inventory levels based on trends and market conditions
    • Provide monthly inventory report highlighting under stock, over stock, aged inventory and offer solutions
    • Support Liquor Board applications
    • Analyze regional sales data by brand/channel and provide insights as required.
    • Review monthly pricing changes and point of sale depletion performance for our portfolio and competitive SKU.
    • Work with KAMs to provide necessary calculation/submission for new product listings (pricing, certificate of origin, etc).
    • Delivery of actionable market intelligence to trade development utilizing all available data resources.
    • Provide ad hoc reporting for Trade Development and sales teams
    • Support the development of monthly and quarterly sales meeting content
    • Support pricing review meetings with respective commercial teams
    • Provide administrative support as needed to Trade Development team


    Required Skills & Experience:


    • Bachelor Degree in Business.
    • 2 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Proficiency in MS Office with advance Excels skills in Pivot Tables, Vlookups, Sumifs, Countifs required.
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Good multi-tasking and organizational skills
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Sound judgment and problem solving skill
    • Basic trade development knowledge (supplier, sales, customer, brand)
    • Industry knowledge and knowledge of Liquor Board Regulations desired


    Physical Demands of Job:

    • Physical demands in operating computer and telephone equipment.
    • Occasional carrying, reaching and lifting to perform various duties as assigned
    • Occasional standing, walking for short amounts of time to perform various duties
    • Extended sitting for long periods of time at desk or workstation



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