Demand Planner

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Reporting to Production Planner, the Demand Planner will fill a critical role in the Production team working closely with the Supply Chain, Business Development, Sales, & Operational teams. The individual in this role will be responsible for gathering and analyzing marketing and sales data to build a reliable forecast for future product demands to help drive operational priorities and execution.


  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns
  • Develop and execute product demand plans to meet organization goals
  • Define and maintain the overall demand for finished products by shipping point
  • Develop the statistical forecast which is used to drive purchasing decisions based on supply targets and KPIs
  • Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy
  • Support the sales and marketing team in the development of the sales plan
  • Maintain regular contact with Sales & Business Development teams in order to understand customer needs
  • Update customers and sales team about product availabilities
  • Maintain inventory levels based on future customer demands
  • Identify opportunities to meet customer demands during constrained supply
  • Provide support in developing seasonal demand forecasts and anticipate customers reactions to promotions and discounts
  • Conduct weekly and monthly forecast maintenance
  • Schedule monthly forecast meetings with all customers as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, supply chain or other relevant fields
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position in a manufacturing environment
  • Supply Chain accreditation (CPIM, CSCP, SCMP) considered an asset
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures
  • Experience with ERP Software (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft NAV/Business Central)
  • Strong analytical, mathematical and statistical knowledge
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory criminal record check

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to with subject line ‘Demand Planner application.’


About The Valens Company

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit The Company’s investor deck can be found specifically at

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