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Requisition ID:  162681 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Replenishment Deli & Meat 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 

 

Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  

 

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

 

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

 

Job Description

Financial
•    Deliver against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure success based on service level, inventory turns and shrink (fresh)

Manage service level and inventory performance for respective categories
•    Perform replenishment process, to include purchase order execution for regular turns, promotional, and investment buying
•    Accountable for service level and inventory turns
•    Support the development and execution of best-practice inventory management processes that will meet or exceed benchmarks for customer order fill, freshness, shrink and inventory turns
•    Ensure that the replenishment function meets budgeted financial targets and contributes to the respective region and banner strategies
•    Monitor and take appropriate action on vendor performance with respect to order fill and on time delivery
•    Identify and communicate opportunities with vendors, Category Management, Merchandising, Replenishment, and Logistics on areas for improvement
•    Ensure that system maintenance (AWR,WDFR)  is performed based on ABC classification  
•    Accountable for service levels and turns

Personal Development

•    Engage and maintain interest in personal growth and/or career development

Job Requirements

  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience 
  • Knowledge of principles of demand forecasting and inventory planning
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel (intermediate)
  • Exceptional Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Fresh or Grocery experience (as applicable)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

 

 

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

 

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.