GrainCorp Malt is one of the world’s largest producers of malt for use in the brewing, distilling and food industries, operating in the U.S. as Great Western Malting Co., and in Canada as Canada Malting Co. The Country Malt Group division began in 1995 as North Country Malt Supply based in Champlain, NY. In 2010 the company was acquired by GrainCorp and has evolved into the Country Malt Group with 12 distribution facilities located throughout North America. Today we are the main supplier to over 5,000 customers in the US and Canada.
Reporting to the Director of Procurement, you will be a member of a small, close-knit team of professionals where success hinges on active involvement with, and commitment to your team. This team is tightly integrated into the fabric of the organization and supports a network of distribution centers spread across the U.S. and Canada.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing the End-to-End Supply of products, from demand planning to product replenishment. Demand Planning – maintain demand forecasts via consensus approach, in collaboration with other departments in the organization. Replenishment - develop and execute a supply plan from vendors that supports the demand forecast. Inventory Optimization – maintain optimal inventory levels at CMG’s multiple distribution centers via Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) planning. Purchasing – creating, submitting, and following up on vendor Purchase Orders in our ERP system, and work on expediting when necessary. Own and lead the Collaborative, Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR) process to proactively identify improvement opportunities within the Supply Chain. Analyze complex sales and inventory data; drawing logical and meaningful conclusions, generating reports and detailed action plans.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: A minimum of 3 years full-time experience in demand planning, sourcing, purchasing and vendor management. Must have experience working with an ERP software and knowledge of Demand Forecasting software. High proficiency in MS Excel is required as well as having a solid working knowledge of other Microsoft Office suite programs. Have a critical thinking mindset and be able to analyze information objectively and make a reasoned judgment. Must be able to communicate ideas and messages clearly and concisely among different levels and departments within the organization. Able to work collaboratively and cross functionally, as well as individually as the role requires. Knowledge of the craft brewing, and malting industries are a plus.
EDUCATION: Post-secondary education in Supply Chain, Logistics or Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience. COMPENSATION: We offer a generous benefits package including: extended healthcare, comprehensive dental care, health savings account, life insurance, EAP, paid holidays, 4.5 weeks PTO, STD, LTD, fitness subsidy & tuition reimbursement. Employees are also eligible for product discounts through CMG Homebrew Division, as well as discounts from various external vendors.