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Supply Chain Planner

Permanent, Full Time + Cambridge, ON

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned business established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, Boulangerie Grissol, Dare Candy Co, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our head office is located in Cambridge, Ontario, the area has been our company home since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

Supply Chain Planner

The successful applicant for this opportunity is a strong, analytical self- starter with excellent computer skills.  You will use your knowledge of MRP, customer supply chain processes, project management, demand planning and forecasting to ensure product availability and optimal inventory levels are maintained.

As part of the Supply Chain Team, you will be responsible for all aspects of planning, execution, and sell through analysis for all display tools. This role will include the following tasks:

  • Plan and execute all aspects of production planning (internal and external) including inventory prebuild for major events including innovation, back to school and holiday
  • Monitor the inventories of all finished goods, ingredients and packaging materials, and continuously replenish them to the optimal levels
  • Report on sell through to understand residual inventory. High focus to ensure stock is available and reduction in clearances
  • Seek, develop and manage 3rd party co-packers
  • Manage and execute multiple projects using project management skills
  • Set yearly standard cost for programs and develop reduction plans through tendering
  • Perform root cause analysis on key issues and report customer service levels to the executive team and their subordinates
  • Take the lead on identifying and executing process improvements


Your highly developed communication, organizational and problem-solving skills will be coupled with 1-2 years of supply chain planning experience and a college diploma/university degree in logistics, materials management or a related field.  You have experience working with ERP/MRP systems and above average proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous experience working with SAP and Cognos would be considered assets.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing with a resume and cover letter by March 20, 2023 quoting the appropriate position title to: hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats). 

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please. 

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.