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Commodity Planner

Date: 2018-06-11

Based at: Mucci Farms Kingsville, ON

Reports to: Not Specified

Type of Employment:Full time employment, steady afternoons (4 p.m. - 1 a.m.)



Job Details:


Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Creates produce allocations based on customer specifications and inventory levels
  • Ensures allocations are distributed, updated throughout the day and executed with Production
  • Routinely checks product quality in inventory and ensures inventory is being rotated properly (FIFO)
  • Coordinates and assists in communicating customers’ expectations with Production, and Shipping
  • Ensures constant communication with sales on ad planning, product movement
  • Ensures constant communication with buyer to determine purchasing product volumes needed
  • Constant contact with farms on picking forecasts to stay on top of inventory volumes, sizes and quality to better plan
  • Makes suggestions to Sales for the disposal/movement of surplus commodities in a timely fashion
  • Routinely monitors, verifies, and gives feedback to Production on their accuracy of product grading


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly energetic and assertive with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years’ experience in produce Industry with produce quality knowledge
  • Famous software experience is an asset
  • Must have strong time management skills with emphasis on meeting deadlines


Physical Abilities:

  • Occasionally carrying or lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Fast-paced work environment
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.


Job Requirements:



Not Specified