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Fresh Demand Planner/ Supply Chain Analyst
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Edenvale, Gauteng

Fresh Demand Planner/ Supply Chain Analyst
Pick n Pay – Edenvale, Gauteng
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As a Supply Chain Planner you will be responsible for the delivery of accurate stock quantities timeously at site / article levels while balancing and achieving the KPIs within your assigned categories i.e. Sales Targets, Availability, Waste & RTC, Working Capital and Cost of Distribution. Your role will include the integration with key stakeholders and execution of defined processes w.r.t. planning, operations & analytics. It is required of you to adopt a continuous improvement mentality for the enhancement of systems, processes & planning tools to keep these relevant, in a continuously changing environment.Duties & Responsibilities
As a Supply Chain Planner you will be responsible for the delivery of accurate stock quantities timeously at site / article levels while balancing and achieving the KPIs within your assigned categories i.e. Sales Targets, Availability, Waste & RTC, Working Capital and Cost of Distribution. Your role will include the integration with key stakeholders and execution of defined processes w.r.t. planning, operations & analytics. It is required of you to adopt a continuous improvement mentality for the enhancement of systems, processes & planning tools to keep these relevant, in a continuously changing environment. • Analyse and manage stock flow through the whole supply chain • Drive key performance areas, including sales growth, availability and waste • Work in cross-functional teams (Planning, Commercial, Technical, Development, Operations) • Contribute to achieving category specific sales growth targets by understanding key factors that influence demand • Understand previous year’s sales base compared to current year and identify current trade opportunities • Understand root causes of poor availability and drive corrective actions • Manage waste budget within cross-functional teams • Forecast sales demand and highlight potential target shortfall to business (including planning for promotional activity) • People focused: Build strong and effective relationships and drive positive culture withing teams • Drive supply chain efficiancy projects as assigned • Manage and improve vendor collaboration process • Monitor vendor strike rate, communicate risks and drive improvement • Plan for and react accordingly to store specific trade drivers and events • Communicate with Store Excecution Team and accompany them on store visits at least quarterly • Maintain correct Replenishment Master Data in background tables for your category • Adhere to standardised planning process timelines • Analyse daily system generated orders and take action where applicable • Drive adherence to the supply chain new article process • Contribute to the automazation and improvement of processes and centralised reporting • Effectively analyze range performance and provide input to required range changesMinimum Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: • BCOM Logistics/ Degree in Quantitative Analytics/ Operational Research/ Industrial Engineering/ Applied Mathematics • SAP experience • 1-2 years relevant Planning experience • Mathematics in Matric • Strong Analytical Skills • Advanced Excel BENEFICIAL: • SQL and ACCESS experienceCompetencies
• High emotional intelligence • Professional attitude in the working environment • Analytical thinking • Business mindedness • Professional communication skills • Controls quality & standards • People orientation • Planning and organisational skills • Time management • Systems centric/holistic approach • Driven to complete tasks by due dates • Ability to prioritise tasks/emails under pressure/time constraints • Ability to function well under pressure • Passion for Retail • Resilience – Work in unstrucutred, fast paced environment • Flexible/adaptable- quick to change • Accountable – take ownership of area • Attention to detail • Sense of urgency • Ability to manipulate vast amounts of data to produce a meaningful reportAdditional InformationRequired to work weekend shifts as scheduled or ad hoc as required. Long hours if needed for operational requirements. This is not an 8-5 job, this is a retail career opportunity.
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