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Manager, Process Optimization

Requisition ID:  160153 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Planification de demande & opt. process. 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Québec; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; Ontario  

City: Montréal-Nord

Location: Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Bureau de Moncton / Moncton Office, Calgary Office, Edmonton Office, Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: H1G 3J5 


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

Lead division replenishment team
•    Coach, develop and empower the process optimization team
•    Deliver against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure success based on replenishment and business objectives

Manage service levels and inventory performance
•    Work with the Director Replenishment to build a national strategy and structure to best support the Company’s replenishment performance 
•    Provide leadership and guidance to the process optimization team and other internal stakeholders in the development of key replenishment processes: Fill Rate Compliance, OSA (On Shelf Availability), Service Level, Supplier Relationships, Master Data Integrity and LTOS (Long Term Out of Stock) Management
•    Ensure that Replenishment processes are aligned with Operations, Distribution and Merchandising teams
•    Influence the Replenishment team to successfully implement new processes
•    Ensure the optimization specialists research and identify process improvements within Replenishment and communicate key findings to Replenishment and Demand Planning as appropriate 
•    Identify and communicate business and process opportunities and create presentations to enable decision making
•    Lead cross functional replenishment and demand planning initiatives and projects
•    Support Merchandising initiatives by ensuring that supply chain solutions are in place to effectively service our customers
•    Communicate opportunities to vendors and category managers for improvement (as required)
•    Identify and develop opportunities for inbound freight revenue generation (as required)
•    Develop productive, proactive and consultative business relationships internally and externally with our supplier community

Job Requirements

•    An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
•    Knowledge of supply chain functionality 

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.



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