Saturday , September 30 2023

Apply at Sobeys – Buyer

Website Sobeys

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the replenishment function meets budgeted financial targets and contributes to the respective region and banner strategies
  • Accountable for service levels and turns
  • Monitor and take appropriate action on vendor performance with respect to order fill and on time delivery
  • 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
  • Perform replenishment process, to include purchase order execution for regular turns, promotional, and investment buying
  • Identify and communicate opportunities with vendors, Category Management, Merchandising, Replenishment, and Logistics on areas for improvement
  • Accountable for service level and inventory turns
  • Ensure that system maintenance (AWR,WDFR) is performed based on ABC classification

Job Requirements:

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

Exceptional Communication and Interpersonal skills

Job Details:

Company: Sobeys

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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