Fresh / Meat Planner - Retail ( Supermarket)
The role will require the following skill sets
•Follows Food Division Best Practices.
•Overall support of the department sales, gross margin and turnover objectives.
•Identify and aggressively drive sales opportunities by location in partnership with Buying team.
•Develop plans, in coordination with National and District Merchant Teams to maximize sales by location to be used in developing topside financial plans.
•Develop and plan appropriate turn by location to be used as the departmental financial turn.
•Develop assortment and buy plans by location that support financial plan, working closely with Buying team.
•Monitor and manage store receipt, inventory and sales levels.
•Analyze sell through, monthly flow (sales, receipts, markdowns and EOM stock).
•Ensure appropriate stock levels and ownership by location.
•Develop seasonal replenishment plans that are aligned with departmental financial plans.
•Maintain collaborative partnerships and negotiate effectively with vendors and internal colleagues.
•Meet highest standards of workplace safety, sanitation, and equipment care as set by Health Department and company policy.
Desired Skills and Experience
•Computer literacy in MS office and integrated Planning system
•Knowledge of production environment
•Ability to efficiently work independent as well as in a team environment
•Ability to be flexible and offer creative solutions in a fast-paced environment
•Excellent interpersonal, analytical and logical thinking skills
•Strong writing skills
•Strong verbal communication skills
•Experience in working for a retailer
•Experience within most food categories accepted
Education and Work Experience:
•Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Operations preferred and/or 3 to 5-year experience in related field
•Knowledge of production planning in a manufacturing environment
•Knowledge of Sales and Operations planning.
- Tax-free salary and package
- Amazing bonus structure