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Manager E-commerce Replenishment-Grocery







Requisition ID:  165927 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  E-commerce Replenishment 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario 

City: Toronto

Location: Sobeys Innovation Hub 

Postal Code: M5V 1X6 is a new team dedicated to launching and scaling Sobeys new e-commerce grocery home delivery business. This is a rare opportunity to join a start-up within a larger organization. You will help launch and operate a new brand in the Ontario and Quebec markets powered by Ocado Group’s world-leading e-commerce grocery platform. We are looking for experienced, passionate, curious, customer-obsessed, and entrepreneurial individuals to join a diverse and driven team whose mission is to help Canadians stay one step ahead of their busy lives. Voila by Sobeys and Voila par IGA will be the most reliable and convenient way for Canadians to shop for groceries. Your groceries delivered. Just like that.™ 


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



Job Description

Work with the Director Replenishment to build a national strategy and structure to best support the Company’s replenishment performance

· Manage the roll out of the demand planning process across all regions

· Provide leadership and guidance to the replenishment team and other internal stakeholders in the development and management of best-practice forecasting and inventory management processes that will meet or exceed benchmarks for customer order-fill, freshness and inventory turns

· Accountable for forecast accuracy, service level, inventory turns and shrink

· Ensure that the replenishment function meets budgeted replenishment targets and contributes to the respective region and banner strategies

· Develop reports to determine priorities and areas of opportunity and confirm/communicates results; creates ad hoc reports as necessary

· Monitor vendor performance with respect to order-fill (service levels) and on-time delivery

· Communicate opportunities to vendors and category managers for improvement (as required)

· Identify and develop opportunities for inbound freight revenue generation

Develop productive, proactive and consultative business relationships

· Ensure efficient operation of the business to achieve all financial targets and contribute to budgeted KPIs

· Implement procurement plans that incorporate strategies for product quality Work with distribution to provide them with accurate information on upcoming promotions and CFC arrival times, and total forecast shipments associated with promotions and seasonal programs

· Leverage vendor relationships to maximize direct purchases from source · Leverage the company’s regional volumes to obtain the best possible landed cost of product (fresh)

Job Requirements

· Strong Knowledge of demand forecasting principles and inventory planning

· Deep understanding of buying functions

· Ability to build and strengthen partnerships with vendors within each division

· Ability to communicate effectively with category teams and vendors

· Ability to drive results within the team

· Ability to plan the resources effectively

· Ability to work with a team

· Ability to identify operational issues and proactively drive solutions

· Ability to work in a stress and pressure environment

· Ability to provide clear direction to their team

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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