Woolworths Ltd
21 Jul, 2018
An exciting opportunity to launch your Buying career with BIG W! • Think BIG and join one of Australia's largest retail brands • 12 month fixed term contract opportunity • Norwest Business Park location; onsite parking, gym, supermarket & more! What we're like BIG W is one of Australia’s most loved brands and has been part of our families for over 40 years. At BIG W, we put our customer at the heart of everything we do across our network of 183 stores nationally. We sell exclusive BIG W brands that are simply great quality at low prices as well as feature leading international brands. Our customers can choose everything for their kids, home, themselves, for leisure and for their everyday life. Our team of over 18,000 members is located in Australia, Hong Kong and Bangladesh. • Work alongside a market-leading team • Great people leader and endless development opportunities • Be part of one of Australia's most iconic brands The role Reporting into the Category Manager and based at our Support Office in Bella Vista, the Category Assistant is a critical role in Buying, supporting the team with wide range of buying administration and data activities. Your role will include: • Creating suppliers in the system and support buyers with supplier correspondence and relations • Supporting the development and maintenance of the assortment plan & buy plan and the collection of new article information • Building deep knowledge of category and provide operational support to Buyers when they are travelling or on leave About You You will come with previous experience in a data administrative role, preferably within in a retail environment. Prior experience as a Category/Buying Administration Assistant or similar role will be highly regarded. • Proficient in MS Excel / Google Sheets; previous SAP Experience or similar system is desirable • Accuracy and attention to detail • Stakeholder management - is able to positively engage with others What's in it for you? An attractive remuneration package including base + super Opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest and best minds in Australia both across BIG W and Woolworths Tech options - Woolworths is the largest employer of Google Apps in Australia, are early adopters of Agile and have BYOD options too An exciting career - as our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people Flexibility and work-life balance policies that will help you thrive Some perks! Located in Bella Vista. We have great head office facilities including free parking, on-site gym, sports courts, cafeteria, a metro store and exciting activities throughout the week Team member discounts at all of Woolworths businesses Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers.com.au to discover more!
Woolworths Ltd Sydney NSW, Sydney Region
21 Jul, 2018
Category Manager - B2B FoodCo | A Fresh New Direction Exceptional opportunity for a Category Manager, following the Woolworths / Caltex Convenience and Loyalty Alliance Norwest Location Lead and grow a large, high profile portfolio Be involved, get noticed and make a difference About The Role Woolworths Group has recently entered a Convenience, Food Supply and Loyalty Alliance and new 15-year Wholesale Fuel arrangement with Caltex Australia. This in turn has created a number of exciting opportunities focused on supply of products and food. This Category Manager role is one of the newly created roles available! As the Category Manager B2B, you will engage with internal teams and customers while leading sourcing activities for the supply of B2B goods and services enterprise-wide. This will be achieved by understanding overall customer needs, developing and managing category strategies and sourcing events to reduce total costs, ensure value for money and provide high levels of service and compliance with policies, standards and best practice. Responsible for managing relationships with key supply partners to ensure that Woolworths / Caltex effectively leverages its joint strategies, to ensure that maximum value is extracted over the contract term. A summary of additional responsibilities will include, however not be limited to: Lead and drive the development of category plans in conjunction with key stakeholders. Develop a comprehensive understanding of all category influencers and become the business- wide category subject matter expert. Anticipate, negotiate and execute commercial opportunities. Understand priorities and manage Procurement activities. Develop 1 -3 year category plans aligned to overall Procurement strategy Identify procurement activity stakeholders and influence them as required to achieve desired outcomes, up to Senior Management / Divisional Head level. Build and maintain momentum and consistency with regards to key stakeholder engagement. Develop, implement and manage vendor performance metrics, documents and reporting as part of a Supplier Relationship Management plan. Anticipate and execute contract-based opportunities. Manage the central repository for contracts, including activity planning and the timely execution of contracts. Obtain data from varied sources to identify and support fact-driven opportunities. Ensure analysis is accurate, comprehensive and robust. Conduct market analysis to drive category strategies. Conduct risk analysis and take action as required. About You Together with the demonstrated success in a similar role, we are seeking the following skills and experience: Experience a retail buying environment with responsibility for a range of products and promotional activity essential - Convenience market experience a bonus. Ability to define plans and shape initiatives through setting strategic direction and tactics for the business unit. Experience and success in negotiating with individuals or groups that are extremely important for the organisations future. Strong commercial and business acumen Ability to develop, lead, motivate and inspire a high performing team and coach Innovation and continuous improvement focus Strong communication skills The ability to demonstrate and role model leadership behaviours in the interactions the team and stakeholders We’re also social! - connect with us at #WOWcareers through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or via www.wowcareers.com.au #LI Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers.com.au to discover more!
Woolworths Ltd 2-8 Brookhollow Ave, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia
21 Jul, 2018
An exciting opportunity exists to lead BIG W’s Home categories and drive growth in this high profile department. • Australian owned, iconic brand • People Leadership role • Play a key part of the team to deliver the turnaround strategy What we're like BIG W is one of Australia’s most loved brands and has been part of our families for over 40 years. At BIG W, we put our customer at the heart of everything we do across our network of 183 stores nationally. We sell exclusive BIG W brands that are simply great quality at low prices as well as feature leading international brands. Our customers can choose everything for their kids, home, themselves, for leisure and for their everyday life. Our team of over 18,000 members is located in Australia, Hong Kong and Bangladesh. • Full end to end responsibility - make this category your own • Exciting turnaround culture driven by focused and experienced leaders • Coach and develop a dynamic team of buying professionals The role As the Senior Category Manager you will play an integral part in delivering the Home categories buying objectives. You will lead and manage all aspects of the category performance whilst developing and investigating new opportunities for future growth to differentiate BIG W in the market as well as deliver on the overall business strategy. This is one of the most high profile categories within BIG W with an opportunity to continue to deliver significant growth and reshape the category strategy. You will be accountable for product, price and the promotion offer to ensure we deliver a great experience for our customers as well as the P & L for the department. Reporting into the Head of Commercial, you will be responsible for: Leading and developing a team, driving a high performance culture Overall responsibility of financial targets, both personally and that of the team Own supplier relationships and optimise supplier portfolio in category, joint business planning and negotiate trading terms with suppliers Working closely with the senior leadership team to deliver the new strategy Deliver on the range, price and channel strategy About You You will have proven experience as a commercial retail Category Manager/Senior Buyer in a Home category. You will be an engaging people leader with a collaborative working style, be agile in your thinking and adaptable to change. You will have strong experience as a Category Manager and you are looking to take your career to the next level and take total department ownership, lead a team and be a part of the total Home turnaround plan within BIG W. To be considered for this role, you will also need to demonstrate the following experience: A thorough understanding of overseas sourcing models Strong commercial acumen - ability to interpret results, analyse and plan for the future A passion for leadership and developing talent The ability to lead and manage change Superior commercial negotiation and influencing skills Previous experience in Home/Softgoods categories A team player with the ability to lead total department initiatives A high level of personal drive, motivation and proactivity What's in it for you? An attractive remuneration package including base + super + performance based bonus Opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest and best minds in Australia both across BIG W and Woolworths Tech options - Woolworths is the largest employer of Google Apps in Australia, are early adopters of Agile and have BYOD options too An exciting career - as our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people Flexibility and work-life balance policies that will help you thrive Some perks! Located in Bella Vista. We have great head office facilities including free parking, on-site gym, sports courts, cafeteria, a metro store and exciting activities throughout the week Team member discounts at all of Woolworths businesses #LI Want to join BIG W? Apply now or head along to www.bigw.com.au/careers to discover more!
Woolworths Ltd Sydney NSW, Sydney Region
19 Jul, 2018
Senior Category Ranging Analyst | A Fresh New Direction Are you passionate about using data to make a tangible difference? Do you have experience influencing and motivating a team? Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your analytical skills with your ability to communicate and build great relationships? ….. Are you nodding yes to all of the above - This is for you! Work with a team that supports growth and career development Be an advocate for the use of customer insights in the business About The Role As a Senior Category Ranging Analyst, you will have the opportunity to work on one of the biggest strategic initiatives within Woolworths supermarket - to deliver a differentiated offer for our customers based on data and insights. You will have responsibility for the delivery of customer-focused range reviews for a number of departments, driving continuous improvement whilst managing the development of a number of Category Ranging Analysts. Additional responsibilities will include, however not be limited to: Identify key strategic priorities for category range reviews using quantitative and qualitative research Work with Category Managers and Merchandise Managers to provide recommendations on range reviews Use analytical tools to drive range reviews, including category segmentation and clustering Coach and develop junior members of the team Drive continuous improvement and evolve ranging process in line with the company’s strategic objectives About You WOW people 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 have: Be able to interpret data, derive actionable insights to make recommendations for short and long term strategies Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail A track record in demonstrating stakeholder management and influencing skills Strong verbal and written communication skills A results-oriented mindset Experience using agency tools for analysis e.g. Quantium, Nielsen, Aztec Experience in managing and developing others Understands the retail industry and commercial processes of Woolworths and Suppliers Referrals welcome! We’re social! - connect with us at #WOWcareers through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or via www.wowcareers.com.au Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers.com.au to discover more!
Woolworths Ltd 2-8 Brookhollow Ave, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia
17 Jul, 2018
About Us Quality and freshness doesn’t come easy, which is why we have a fantastic group of people working around the clock at Woolworths Distribution Centres to tackle the mind boggling logistical challenge of coordinating supplies from the farm-gate to supermarket shelves across the state. Our Distribution Centres are also a critical control point in checking the quality of fresh food and placing it in the optimal conditions to protect its flavour, freshness and texture. Alongside the top service we provide to our supermarkets we also have super performance in our Distribution Network which store stock for many of our other brands such as BWS, Dan Murphy’s, Big W, to mention just a few. National Optimisation Manager - National Operations- Supply Chain | A Fresh New Direction Norwest, NSW Location Newly created position Focus on Workforce Planning About The Role Woolworths Supply Chain are undergoing a transformation, by deploying continuous improvement (CI) practices, Workforce optimisation is an enabler to allow us to support customer satisfaction and realise benefits with efficient operational costs, supported by integrated technologies, cross-functional processes and shared objectives. Workforce optimisation provides and supports business by providing key data on the safe productivity and service metrics of the workforce. As a National Optimisation Manager your role will be to support, lead and influence the business to improve our efficiency . Through identification and analysis of cost, quality and service results, the role will work hand in hand with WOW teams to realise significant business benefits. Reporting directly into the GM of Operations, the National Optimisation manager will be primarily responsible for the following: Advocate a customer first approach Building a lean and agile environment Reviewing and leading the negotiation of National Labour Hire agreements Implementation of a scheduling solution To educate, support and influence State and Site Supply Chain Managers Supporting the dhe development of and deployment of tools that help in driving results to improve the overall visibility of labor performance KPI’s. Development of key labour metrics to be rolled out across the Supply Chain Reducing the cost of doing business whilst implementing principles to drive efficiency, safety and engagement within the teams Sell the benefits of labour optimisation methodology to the Supply Chain and wider business Develop a continuous improvement labour planning model Manage the balance between operational requirement and commercial expectations About You Woolworths people 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 exceptional stakeholder engagement and influencing skills in seeking commitment to change business culture as well as significant experience in a similar position. You will also possess the following skills and experience, which when put into practice, will be key to success in this critical role. Qualification or broad experience in CI/Process methodologies (Lean Six Sigma Black / Green Belt qualification or TPM: Total performance management) would be ideal 5+ yrs experience within supply chain or manufacturing environment 7+ yrs in labour optimisation and planning Exceptional stakeholder management and influencing skills seeking commitment for change of process Labour optimisation tool utilisation and standardisation experience essential Ability to understand technical issues and communicate the problems or solutions in a way that stakeholders without technical knowledge/expertise can interpret and understand High level of computer literacy including Systems knowledge for Google Suite, Excel, Adobe Experience in achieving outcomes through indirect management Proven track record of pragmatic delivery and value creation Structured and methodical problem-solving skills Ability to re-engineer processes to deliver cost, quality and service improvements Proactive mindset and ambitious attitude The ability to challenge the status quo We’re social! - connect with us at #WOWcareers through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or via www.wowcareers.com.au As part of creating a safe working environment, our Distribution Centres operates under a Drug & Alcohol Policy for all those on site. Employees are subject to possible random testing, and applicants to this role can expect to undergo tests as part of the recruitment process, in addition to a full physical."
Woolworths Ltd Sydney NSW, Sydney Region
17 Jul, 2018
Demand Planning Analyst | A Fresh New Direction We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated team player to join our Demand Planning team. Demand Planning role within leading retail environment Newly formed team delivering a step change in planning and service level performance Great way to extend or launch your supply chain career The Demand Planning team is growing and in turn, offering significant development opportunities for those looking to make Demand Planning a career! The team was designed to complement the sales forecasting process and work closely with supply planning teams and key suppliers to deliver exceptional product availability for our stores and customers. As the Demand Planning Analyst, responsibilities include, however are not limited to: Generate DC level forecasts at the appropriate level of product hierarchy and time horizon Facilitate the collaborative planning process, engaging category managers and key suppliers, including facilitation of the monthly collaborative planning meeting Participate in the planning of major events like Christmas, Easter and Halloween Investigate root causes of forecasting error and eliminate or mitigate future risk or influence Manage DC safety stock and stock builds to mitigate demand volatility and supply risks 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 in this role, you will demonstrate success and a positive attitude working in a role requiring similar skills. We are also seeking the following experience and capabilities: Possess excellent communication and negotiating skills - key to success in this role will be your ability to build relationships! Be highly motivated to deliver exceptional service to our customers Be attentive to detail and confident in your analytical and problem solving capabilities You have drive and ambition and thrive on interaction with others to deliver results Degree qualified or relevant supply chain planning experience in a retail or FMCG environment We’re also social! - connect with us at #WOWcareers through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or via Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers.com.au to discover more!
Woolworths Ltd Norwest Blvd, Bella Vista NSW 2153, Australia