Supply Planner

Job Title: Supply Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: CAD23 - CAD28 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-06
Reference: BH-113358
Contact Name: Paula Mantilla
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2019 18:13

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, a large Oil and Gas operator, is currently seeking a Supply Planner for a contract role in Calgary, Alberta. The individual must be local or have their own accommodations, as no LOA is given. The shift is Monday-Friday.


Supply and Logistics team is seeking a Supply Planner to optimize the supply and inventory management of heavy oil products. Reporting to the Manager of Supply & Trading, the successful candidate will be a team player with the ability to take initiative and prioritize shifting requirements. Main objective of this role is to build and facilitate a plan that positions the right products in the right places at the right time across a continually expanding network while optimizing freight and storage costs. 


Core Responsibilities:
  • Optimization of Client site and 3rd party inventories into terminals and Sales Networks
  • Familiarize with and learn new Refinery systems and their requirements
  • Run analytics on logistics models to minimize current logistics costs and explore new opportunities with expanded network
  • Re-Integrate personnel and processes into current supply plans
  • Maintain an overall network view to ensure inventories are optimized and in the correct locations to meet forecasted sales
  • Integrate, facilitate and optimize 3rd party purchases into Supply Plan

Daily Supply & Inventory Management:
  • Responsible for developing Inventory Distribution plan for the Heavy Oil Network and ensuring that the plan is successfully achieved
  • Integrate the Sales Forecast into the Supply plan and drive Supply out to terminals and wholesale markets
  • Ensure plan is being executed through communication with refineries, terminals, and logistics personal
  • Prioritize shipping locations as required. Driven by rack capacity, sales demand, and projected volumes
  • Track and record inventory volumes at Client and 3rd party terminals
  • Maintain the production plan on a weekly basis and host bi-weekly planning meetings
  • Determine balance of terminal fill, retail, and wholesale sales volumes based on sales forecast and operations capacity
  • Prepare forward outlook and forecasting on inventory positions
  • Coordinate between the plant managers, sales, logistics representatives and the refinery to globally manage all product orders to the terminals
  • Daily rail and truck operations support – work closely with logistics to balance movement of product
  • Work with different groups with different priorities 

Management of heavy oil supply inventory reconciliation:
  • Direct contact for all 3rd party suppliers:
  • Liaise between 3rd parties and logistics to manage inbound supply
  • Reconciliation of exchange and supply agreement volumes
  • Provide necessary 3rd party records to accounting
  • Track and report on all 3rd party inventory volumes

  • Update the Crude Run Forecast monthly
  • Update the Position Report monthly
  • Update the Asphalt Nominations Monthly
  • Provide mid-month estimates and submit volume accruals
  • Create and manage inventory and supply dashboards
  • Create and report on supply and operational related KPI’s
  • Responsible for updating terminal contracts (freight, handling fees, fuel surcharge)

Must have qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience
  • Strong Excel and Excel modeling skills

Nice to have qualifications:
  • Previous supply chain experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree