Senior Planner

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Work type: Full time
Location: South Australia
Categories: Merchandise

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Planner to join our buying team to optimise supply and replenishment activities within our business. The role is responsible for forecasting and managing inventory levels, improving supply and replenishment processes and ensuring our model continues to meet future business requirements.

The Company

We are a proudly South Australian family business, operating for over 30 years. Our story began in 1984, when Fred (Fathi) Shahin saw a local Woodville Park service station for sale with an adjoining home and immediately bought it.  Each of Fred Shahin’s sons subsequently joined the business and to this day, the same family-based, ethical and sustainable values remain a hallmark of Peregrine and underpin every decision.

Peregrine Corporation is now the largest private company in South Australia with over 3500 employees and it continues to grow. Our excellence in retail operations is recognised at an international level, with high profile Company brands including On The Run convenience stores and Smokemart & GiftBox outlets.

For more information about Peregrine please visit our website


Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and support sales and profit margins that meet or exceed budget for all our brand merchandise
  • Drive and establish the store profiling process to ensure profit maximisation is achieved through effective management of stock at the state and store level
  • Oversee and guide the new store roll out process from a stock perspective to ensure new stores launch on time with full availability on these lines 
  • Simplify processes to remove costs and improve efficiency and service output and reduce loss in the supply and replenishment model
  • Review future business needs to ensure our supply and replenishment model continues to stay ahead of requirements and needs 
  • Protect the business from financial loss, reputational damage & legal proceedings through a diligent, strategic & conscientious approach

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Intermediate or above Microsoft Office skills, including macros, pivot tables and V-lookup
  • Strong analytical skills and logical thinking ability
  • Ability to convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals/groups at all levels
  • Ability to manage time and resources to ensure work is completed efficiently
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business or a similar stream
  • A background within FMCG and/or Specialist Retail

What’s in it for you?

Working at our Norwood based head office, you will have the opportunity to join a fast paced, growth focused organisation and take the important next step in your career.  This is your opportunity to join a large SA based organisation with a National footprint, you will be offered real career growth and a challenging, rewarding environment.

If you believe you fit this role please submit your CV and Cover Letter by clicking the 'apply now' button below.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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