Senior Director, Supply Planning

Région: Canada

État/Province: British Columbia

Ville: Vancouver

Unité commerciale: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Description et exigences


lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.


The Senior Director of Supply Planning is a critical position responsible for establishing, optimizing and executing supply plans across our global vendor base.  This encompasses complex, multi-faceted work to plan and optimize how much, when and where product needs to be bought through both raw materials and finished goods.   This responsibility spans our entire product range and our entire global vendor base, servicing all global markets and channels.

The role reports to the VP of Global Sourcing and will work from our head office in Vancouver.

Key mandates of the role include:  

Translating demand requirements of the business in to optimized Supply Plans

Synthesizing and managing supply chain attributes and constraints in to executable plans

Driving cross functional alignment of challenges, opportunities and execution roadmaps through a robust S&OP cycle

Evolving and building new processes to elevate overall planning model and incorporate system capabilities

Driving continuous improvement initiatives and efficiencies

Lead, evolve and build a multi-faceted Team to achieve mandates


Match supply to demand requirements to maximize service and minimize cost.  

Lead the work to take volume requirements from Merch Planning and translate them in to optimized and executable plans.  Align with Merchandising, Sourcing and off-shore partners to review challenges, opportunities and action plans.   Regular communication with partners to manage against production capacity and understand constraints, opportunities and challenges.  Driving continuous improvements across people, process, and technology to find efficiencies and better ways of working.


  • Minimum of 15  years of  Supply Planning and Operational experience required, with direct experience in the apparel industry.   
  • 5+ years experience working in "MRP" Planning platforms required 
  • 5+ years experience in management and leadership of multi-faceted teams.
  • Four year college degree required or equivalent professional experience.  
  • APICS, Six Sigma, Lean or Industry certifications a plus.