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Demand Planner



Montreal, QC, Canada · Québec, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Requisition ID: 182979
Career Group: Corporate Office Careers
Job Category: E-commerce Replenishment
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Job Type: Full-Time

Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Québec
City: Pointe-Claire
Location: Bureau de Montréal-Nord
Postal Code: H9R 1B1

Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Voilà 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 Alberta, 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. Voilà will be the most reliable and convenient way for Canadians to shop for groceries.

Your groceries delivered. Just like that.™

Ready to Make an impact?

We are looking for a Demand Planner who will work closely with Category Managers to review forecast results and make forward-looking recommendations on opportunities in their respective category. You will also work with sourcing, category management, marketing, process optimization and go-to-market functions to understand forecasts and trends; and support testing, implementation, training, and adoption of the Ocado platform.

This position is based at our office located in 2400 Transcanadienne, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 1B1. Shift available: Monday to Friday (12 p.m. to 8 p.m.) or Sunday to Thursday (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

  • Understand the demand for respective categories
  • 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
  • Develop reports to determine priorities and areas of opportunity and confirm/communicates results; creates ad hoc reports as necessary
  • 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
  • Coordinate seasonal forecast and plans with merchandizing, suppliers, and distribution teams
  • Propose sales forecast based on observations, knowledge, and assessments; collaborate with partners to refine forecasts
  • Track projections and recommend appropriate action to achieve service level metrics
  • Accountable for ensuring forecast accuracy

What you have to offer:

  • Understanding of supply chain and business
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in forecast management, statistical analysis, procurement, or logistics
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with fresh products or groceries

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We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally.

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We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid Vacation and Days-off

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.