Sunday , March 26 2023

Sobeys Careers – Demand Planner – E-commerce

Website Sobeys

Job Description: 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.™

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate promotional execution with merchandizing, suppliers and distribution teams
  • Manage accurate demand forecasts that incorporate current and relevant market information to predict customer demand and provide buying team with the right information to plan to meet that demand
  • Track projections and recommend appropriate action to achieve service level metrics
  • Accountable for ensuring forecast accuracy
  • Propose sales forecast based on observations, knowledge and assessments; collaborate with partners to refine forecasts
  • Identify forecast accuracy root causes and refine process to ensure continuous improvement of the overall process
  • Support the company’s long term strategy and inventory reduction while maintaining high Customer Service level metrics
  • Coordinate seasonal forecast and plans with merchandizing, suppliers and distribution teams
  • Develop reports to determine priorities and areas of opportunity and confirm/communicates results; creates ad hoc reports as necessary
  • Responsible for understanding the demand for respective categories

Job Requirements:

  • Ocado System Platform testing, implementation, training and adoption
  • Work closely with Category Merchants to review forecasting results and to provide forecast recommendations on opportunities on their categories
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel (intermediate)
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in forecast management, statistical analysis, replenishment or logistics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid Fresh or Grocery experience
  • Engage and maintain interest in personal growth and/or career development
  • Work with Replenishment, Category Management, Marketing, Process Optimization and Merchandising Services to understand forecast and trends

Job Details:

Company: Sobeys

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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