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Specialist Replenishment Process Optimization

Requisition ID:  162454 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Planification de demande & opt. process. 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec; Saskatchewan; Yukon  

City: Montréal-Nord

Location: Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Belmont Office, Bureau de Moncton / Moncton Office, Bureau de Québec, Calgary Office, Dartmouth Office, Edmonton Office, Foord St. Office, King St. Office, St. John's Division Office, Tahoe Office, Vancouver Office - Fraser Street, Winnipeg 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

Under the supervision of the Procurement Process Optimization Manager, the candidate will be responsible for analyzing supply chain data for grocery items, fresh produce and direct delivery goods, in order to propose solutions to optimize their management from a national perspective. The candidate will have to work in collaboration with the procurement team, distribution, merchandising and our supplier partners to increase the level of service offered to our merchants, the availability of products on store shelves as well as our supply performance indicators.


More specifically, the candidate will be required to:

  • Analyze data on the supply chain of groceries and fresh produce and ensure the dissemination and communication of analysis results to various stakeholders;
  • Be responsible for managing the replenishment compliance policy of grocery and fresh produce suppliers;
  • Solve problems, implement corrective actions and contribute to the improvement of existing processes through the analysis and identification of the source of issues;
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with our suppliers (regular reviews, follow-ups, etc.) in order to optimize the supply chain;
  • Ensure that replenishment processes are aligned with the distribution sector as well as with the merchandising team;
  • Lead the replenishment team to implement new processes to ensure an effective level of service;
  • Develop a training program for the procurement team to ensure continuous learning and skills development;
  • Develop and refresh ad hoc reports.

Job Requirements

  • You have a university degree in operations management or related field, combined with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • You have excellent knowledge related to the food supply chain and project management.
  • You master the Office suite (Excel advanced level).
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset.
  • You like to work in a team, and you distinguish yourself by your ability to communicate effectively, both in English and French (oral and written).


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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