The Estee Lauder Companies Resource Planner (12 Month Contract) in Toronto, Ontario

Resource Planner (12 Month Contract)

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


Job Title: Resource Planner (12 month contract)

Department: Planning

Location: 161 Commander Blvd, Toronto ON

Reports To: Director, Resource Planning


Our Brands: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW and By Kilian. For fiscal 2016, net sales were $11.26 billion and operating income was $1.61 billion. (

Our History: Since Estée Lauder founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams, we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established: creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Estée Lauder Companies are committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellences at every level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality. The Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that innovative spirit. (

Our Culture & Values: We are dedicated to working together with uncompromising ethics and integrity. We encourage our people to create, to innovate, to be entrepreneurs and to strive for the best, always. To ensure the long-term success of our Company, we integrate the “High-Touch” aspect of our business –our best quality– into all our day-to-day business activities. Our workplace culture fosters a unique spirit of teamwork, innovation, passion and a shared mission of "Bringing the Best to Everyone We Touch and Being the Best in Everything We Do." We are a family company and we are a values-driven organization. Our actions are rooted in the Lauder Family values of respect for the individual, uncompromising ethics and integrity, generosity of spirit and fearless persistence. Building on these core values we also abide by the following principles: (

  • Unwavering commitment to quality and excellence. From exceptional and breakthrough products to High Touch services and experiences delivered by our prestige brands. (

  • Infusing creativity and innovation throughout all aspects of the business, from product development to packaging, sampling to selling, marketing to merchandising. (

  • Nurturing and developing world-class talent. We look for ways to identify and harness the strengths of our talented employees. Continuous Learning happens throughout the organization and “leadership from every chair” is expected and encouraged. (

  • Cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace reflects our belief that no one person, group or culture has all the knowledge, skills or information necessary for success. Embracing diversity helps sharpen our focus on cultural relevance — ensuring that our products, messaging and in-store experiences reflect the aspirations and desires of consumers in local markets. (

  • Acting responsibly and caring for the communities we serve translates into sustainable sourcing ( practices, efficient operations, green chemistry and bringing awareness and resources to global causes ( around health, the environments and education.

Our Corporate Responsibility: “The integrity of what we do rests in who we are. I continue to be inspired by the remarkable dedication of our global employees – our most valuable asset and our most important ambassadors in the communities where we have a presence. From pioneering philanthropic efforts, including The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and MAC AIDS Fund, to our global campaigns championing environmental stewardship and workplace safety, our employees have created and nurtured programs that drive and sustain our shared commitment to responsible corporate citizenship.” William P. Lauder (

Our Commitment To You: Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to work on a winning team? Do you want to make an impact within your field? At Estee Lauder Companies you will have the opportunity to learn, showcase your passion for creativity, innovation, and teamwork and make a valuable contribution to the business.


Resource Planner is responsible to ensure that the expected customer service levels are maintained by effectively managing the available capacity of the assigned resources. Resource Planner must also ensure the identification and communication of customer service impacts as well as upcoming capacity constraints.


  • Meet expected customer service levels for products in the portfolio

  • Collaborates well with all internal and external customers to achieve corporate goals

  • Capacity planning in the constrained period

  • Meet expected Net & Absolute Attainment targets

  • Work with Material Planners to ensure material availability

  • Responsible for the management of Planned orders and preparing them to convert to a Process Order in SAP

  • Manage exception messages in SAP and action as required

  • Manages expiring material for in house WIP (Work In Process)

  • Manages quality notifications with the Scheduler

  • Communicating delays and root cause to the Supply Planner


Education :

  • Post-secondary qualifications

  • APICS and CPIM certification an asset.


  • Formal qualifications in planning and inventory management and previous planning experience an asset.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of MRP/ERP/SAP systems.

Computer Skills:

  • Sound knowledge and capabilities with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).

  • SAP experience is strongly preferred


  • Customer focused.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced dynamic work environment.

  • Strong analytical aptitude for problem solving and determining priorities

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

To learn more about our company, please visit:

Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging

Primary Location: Americas-CA-ON-Toronto

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Number: 164565