Planning Manager- Supply Chain

Green Thumb Industries

Chicago, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 13

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Job Title: Manager - Supply Chain Planning 

Reports to: Sr. Director of Supply Chain  

Department: Wholesale Operations 

FLSA: Exempt (Salaried, Full-Time)  

Location: HQ – Chicago, IL – River North  


The Role 

The Manager - Supply Chain Planning for GTI will be responsible for developing & driving key supply chain planning strategy & initiatives, supporting demand & supply planning in critical markets, growing enterprise capabilities & best practices to support GTI short & long-term growth and serve as a cross-functional lead for supply chain. 

You will bring depth of working with a high volume of skus, fast-paced, high growth environment, numerous production locations, thrive in a start-up, gritty environment and aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and dive in.  


Ability to analyze & implement game plans for finished good & material inventory needs, cultivation & production planning, and demand forecasting to maintain balance between fulfillment and replenishment needs 

Conduct master scheduling analysis to ensure that forecasts and manufacturing schedules are aligned and integrated 

Strong leadership, problem – solving & communication presence across functions  

Skilled at analyzing data & reporting, structuring communications, and managing expectations with senior stakeholders 

Develop long and short-term forecasting plans and improvements to help scale, sustain and automate business processes 

Have the ability to comprehend the short & long term business decisions beyond the numbers 

Reduce excess and obsolete inventory through cross-functional reviews and re-balancing efforts 

Identifies and resolves out of stock issues, focusing on minimizing shortage occurrences through analysis of data and review of safety stock levels 

Collect, verify, review, report production plans for finished good items, run analysis for cross-functional supply chain optimization  

ERP & Planning System leadership, development, maintenance & improvement projects  

Lead new market launches, new item launches and continuous improvement projects 



Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Administration, Finance or related degree 

3+ Years Managerial Experience in Supply Chain Related Department

10+ years experience related to supply chain, production planning, and/or demand & supply planning  

Advanced proficiency in MS Excel required 

Preferred experience SQL/MS Access  

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness 

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment 

Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally 

Possesses a high level of critical thinking 

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information 

High attention to detail and accuracy 

 Additional Requirements 

Must pass any and all required background checks  

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

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