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Career Opportunities: Meat Forecasting & Capacity Planner (204523)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/08/2017

Job Category:

Transport, Shipping, Logistics / Planning / Scheduling

Job description:


Meat Forecasting & Capacity Planner | A Fresh New Direction


Exciting opportunity for an experienced, data driven professional to analyse and deliver sales forecasts while accurately predicting the purchasing behaviours of customers.


  • Join a market leader in reshaping our sales and demand forecasting

  • Newly created centralised Hub - Woolworths Head Office

  • Excellent benefits and competitive remuneration


About Us


At Woolworths, spreading the joy of food to our customers is the reason we do what we do. We live it, we breathe it. Woolworths offers real opportunities for career development, for those who love food and putting a smile on a customer's face.


Woolworths Limited is excited to announce a newly created, centralised Meat Hub has been formed as a support primal planning and demand forecasting activities, based in our Sydney (Norwest) Head Office. The benefits of which will include:


  • One way of working across our business

  • End to end management of raw materials with increased customer outcomes

  • An efficient, cost effective end to end model, offering a high calibre cross trained team

  • Improved management of store demand and supply

  • Integration of systems


Reporting to the Forecast Workstream Lead, you will analyse and deliver sales forecasts, accurately predicting the purchasing behaviours of customers. The baseline and event forecast forms the platform for our promotional forecasting structures as well as our store and vendor supplier ordering algorithms.


Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Development of sales forecast accuracy

  • Forecasting communication and engagement

  • Control of on shelf availability and store shrinkage

  • Manufacturing capacity requirements

  • Continuous personal development


About You


WOWpeople are great people. Whether we're learning new things, seizing the initiative, or winning together our customers are at the heart of everything we do. If you're the sort of individual who takes accountability and strives to always do the right thing for each other, our communities, our customers, and our business then we ought to connect.


To be successful you will demonstrate significant experience in a similar position within a Fresh foods processing environment (Buying process a bonus). You will also possess the following skills and experience, which when put into practice, will be key to success in this role.


  • Great with analytical problem solving and Forecasting

  • Strong relationship building skills with facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills

  • Organising data and drawing insights and recommendations

  • Experience with - SAP/WBI/ SQL / Excel


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