Senior Manager of Supply Network Responsiveness & Optimization
General Merchandise
, MB - Manitoba


Our client is seeking a Senior Manager of Supply Network Responsiveness & Optimization to be based in Manitoba, responsible for developing and driving a supply network that achieves business goals by optimizing the supply network based on capabilities, lead times, costs, and resilience. This is a key leadership role in the supply team and plays a critical role in:

Contact Pamela Loupelle at 403.214.7578 x1 or submit your resume in confidence below.


  • Developing network strategies and responsiveness models to deliver on plan and drive superior consumer experience by balancing service, cost, and profitability
  • Works cross-functionally with stakeholders across the value chain to suppliers to drive processes and product alignment for responsive models
  • Works closely with analytics and teams to drive analytics and technology team to drive scaling of responsiveness and optimization models
  • Supports development of strategic and tactical responsive models and playbooks to ensure the supply chain can respond to consumer
  • Drive translation of long-term business plans, sources of supply, and physical asset locations into flow plans and inventory strategies for products.
  • Working with internal teams across the organization and external partners this individual will deliver innovative insights and operationalize solutions for products.
  • Drive the continuous optimization of end-to-end supply chain network across the Canadian business units
  • Develop strategic frameworks for optimization of supply network from L2/3 suppliers to distribution centers, product flow, inventory strategy, and transportation
  • Work across multiple business unit and functional leaders to align, prioritize and develop a deployment plan for the future network and responsiveness models to drive plan
  • Develop an operating cadence that drives a culture of continuous learning and improvement on responsiveness models within product development, supply, and operations team
  • Build a network of internal and external stakeholders to seek out innovation and anticipate future business needs.
  • Develop strategy to align senior leaders in supply and business to enable deployment of supply network to drive business strategy


  • 8+ years of professional experience in designing, developing, implementing, and executing supply chain solutions.
  • 5+ years of experience managing and leading a supply chain strategy or modeling focused on supply chain responsiveness and optimization efforts in retail or cpg industry.
  • Deep knowledge in supply chain management, distribution, and logistics with demonstrated results in driving supply chain optimization efforts.
  • Bachelor’s degree; preferred MBA or MS degree in areas such as Economics, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering
  • Experience interfacing with Senior Business leaders to drive top and bottom-line improvements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill and ability to successfully communicate ideas and sell strategic plans to senior executives.
  • Project management skills.

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