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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Pick n Pay Stores Limited, through its subsidiaries and associates, operates in the retail sector on the African continent. Pick n Pay is the quintessential family store focused on the customer. Since 1967 when consumer champion Raymond Ackerman purchased the first few stores, the Ackerman family’s vision has grown and expanded to now encompass stores...
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    Supply Chain Analyst

    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.

    •      Management of stock flow throughout the entire value chain of Pick n Pay for a specific category
    •      Analyse historical sales trends to forecast for normal replenishment and different types of promotions to calculate required inbound volumes per distribution centre (DC)
    •      Monitor and adjust order forecasts into DC on the inbound rosters to improve accuracy and include promotional volumes
    •      Use a Just-in-Time approach to determine when stock needs to be ordered into the DCs
    •      Forecast and align master data for new store openings and newly centralised vendors
    •      Update roster master data to improve order forecasts
    •      Calculate a feasible order to accommodate deals and price increases
    •      Prevent out of stocks by tracking vendor strike rates and sales trends
    •      Daily calculations of promotional requirements and allocations to stores
    •      Create allocations to stores for promotional stock as per agreed rules
    •      Manage short dated, obsolete, and dormant stock
    •      Weekly meetings with Commercial team to align internal master data on new/relisted articles
    •      Vendor collaboration process (including but not limited to)
    •     Share order forecast volumes
    •     Align master data to resolve order errors
    •     Work towards vendor strike rate improvement
    •      Strive towards reaching KPI targets (including but not limited to)
    •     Manage working capital at DC and store level
    •     In-store availability
    •     Sales growth targets in alignment with Commercial
    •      Communicate risks/anomalies to relevant stakeholders
    •      Actively work towards optimising/automating daily functions and processes


    •      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 report


    •      BCOM Logistics / Degree in Quantitative Analytics / Operational Research / Industrial Engineering / Applied Mathematics
    •      1-2 years Logistics or relevant Planning experience- preferred
    •      Mathematics in Matric
    •      Strong Analytical Skills
    •      Advanced Excel


    •      SAP experience - advantage
    •      SQL and ACCESS experience


    Required 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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Pick n Pay Stores Limited on to apply
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