Manager Supply Planning

Date: Aug 30, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

At Rogers, we make more possible, and planning is at the heart what we do. We are seeking a proactive, structured and organized Manager for the Wireless Supply Planning and Ops team.   This individual will work in lockstep with various organizational primes to plan out and operationalize the Supply forecast to meet the needs of the business and financial KPI’s for various categories within the Wireless device and accessory portfolios. 

You are a self-starter, who can think strategically at the highest level while simultaneously executing on the day to day actions necessary to achieve our goals. In addition, you are an outstanding team player who knows how to build strong relationships across all lines of business both internally and externally and at all organizational levels.

You are capable of leading multiple high-priority initiatives concurrently, striving for excellence, challenging the status quo and seeking alternative perspectives, and you thrive in fast-paced, high-energy working environments. If this sounds like you, we would love to meet you!

This position reports directly to the Senior Manager, Wireless Device Ops Planning and works very closely with various organizations primes and OEM partners.

What you will be doing:

  • Working closely with sales, marketing, pricing and finance teams to better understand the demand forecast drivers and work to maximize accuracy and in-stock availability in the planning and replenishment functions

  • As a key member to the S&OP planning forum, you will seek organizational alignment on all aspects of supply availability and replenishment plans

  • Once the supply plan has been aligned to internally, collaborate with external OEM partners to plan out production requirements to meet delivery requests over a rolling 13-week time horizon.

  • Meet or exceed internal KPI’s, inventory and turns targets while ensuring Service Levels and In-Stock targets are met

  • Working with various portfolio managers, marketing and sales teams you’ll operationalize the supply and replenishment plan to ensure inventory availability from launch through lifecycle and discontinuation of your product category

  • Drive the development and execution of special projects across the supply planning team

  • Work effectively cross functionally with peer groups in identifying, prioritizing and delivering on a wide range of projects and initiatives

  • Pursue continuous improvement within each of the planning processes

  • Daily or weekly reporting may be required

  • Ad-hoc requests

What you will bring:

  • 5-7 years professional experience in Supply planning, Inventory management, Demand Planning or Product Management, preferably in the Wireless or Telecommunications industry

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or a closely related field required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience

  • Strong business and financial acumen, being able to drive insights from available data and effectively communicate their value to the business and key stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational, leadership/decision making, creative problem-solving skills and the ability to manage multiple projects in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment

  • Exceptional storytelling, deck development and presentation skills.

  • Outstanding analytics skills, being comfortable performing complex data analysis and presenting to key stakeholders.

  • Strong vendor management, relationship and negotiation skills

  • Ability to define and prioritize initiatives while working cross-functionally and managing complex stakeholder relationships.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to turn concepts into a plan.


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite of products, with emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint and Power BI

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL or SAS database management

  • ERP and Integrated Planning software suites (i.e. Oracle, Kinaxis, Logility or SAS)

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (824), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Product Management
Requisition ID: 231372
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Corporate 

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