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Specialist Process Optimization_Produce

Requisition ID:  124004 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Produce Sourcing 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Part Time or Full Time:  Full Time 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario (CA-ON) 

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 127,000 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


  • Deliver against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure success 

Oversee supply chain  processes (Produce sourcing and replenishment)

  • Build and maintain strategic supplier distribution relationshipsregular reviews, follow-ups, etc)
  • Ensure that Replenishment processes are aligned with Operations, Distribution and Merchandising teams
  • Identify and develop opportunities for inbound freight revenue generation (as required)
  • Influence the Replenishment team to successfully implement new processes
  • Work in collaboration with Merchandising Services to develop training programs for the Replenishment team to ensure continuous learning and development
  • Actively research and identify process improvements  within the Replenishment industry and communicate key findings to Replenishment
  • Identify and communicate business and process opportunities and  create presentations to enable decision making
  • Build and maintain critical reporting for Produce sourcing and replenishment teams
  • Support Merchandising initiatives by ensuring that supply chain solutions are in place to effectively service our customers

Personal Development

  • Engages and maintains interest in personal growth and or career development



Job Requirements

  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience of handling and interpreting data
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid communication skills and problem solving skills
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Excel (advanced level)

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.