Demand Planner

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 37929 

Employment Type: Full time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


Bridging the gap between our suppliers, distribution centres and stores, our Supply Chain team works with thousands of trusted businesses every day. We work hard to make life easier, safer and more sustainable across our network, as well as maintain the availability and quality of our products for our customers. 


About the role

As part of the Supply Chain function, you will work with our category teams, supply planners, our suppliers and DC teams to manage the timely delivery and availability of products to our stores; ensuring the right amount of product is on the shelf, in the right amount of time. 


What you'll be doing

You will strive to meet customer expectations through great sales forecasting. You will prepare, manage and coordinate forecasts to minimise waste whilst simultaneously optimising stock availability at stores. 


You'll also:

  • Analyse and interpret data utilising Supply Chain systems.
  • Contribute to the planning and execution for the improvement of promotions and new product development.
  • Communicate confidently across a breadth of stakeholders and teams. 


Good things you'll need

  • Experience managing demand planning, (forecasting and replenishment), for stores Nationally.    
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills which allow you to perform complex data analysis and modelling.
  • Systems excellence - experience working with advanced stock forecasting and replenishment systems and processes.
  • A team player approach with well-developed communication and stakeholder management skills allowing you to build effective relationships.

Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.