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Vendor Replenishment Planner Perishables Coles

Date: 18-Nov-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.


We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global JR Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits:


At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values: 


•    Respect for Resources
•    Spirit of Innovation
•    Passion for People


The safety and wellbeing of our people, contractors, and communities are priorities for us, which is why we require any new starter to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work with us. 


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks:


  • Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program 
  • Bonus incentives 
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
  • Sensory Club Program – Enjoy and taste our new product launches and access to our Culinary cooking sessions
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance 
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave 

About our role:


An exciting permanent opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our Commercial division as Vendor Replenishment Planner – Coles. Based at the Coles head office in Melbourne, you will be responsible for supporting the process for accurate product replenishment, based on baseline sales and the support of promotional forecasting. This role is integral to achieving supply chain efficiencies for both Simplot and Coles.

What you will do:


Your duties will include, but are not limited to:


  • Building and managing internal/external partnerships to ensure delivery of the account objectives
  • Accurate and timely management of the replenishment systems, processes and communication protocols to achieve the best possible service levels to stores
  • Ensuring data integrity of the Simplot product range within Metcash
  • Identifying and recommending changes to drive process and activity efficiencies to reduce cost; and
  • Ensuring new line orders and availability into the DC meet the required timelines for layouts

About you:


To be successful, you will have demonstrated experience within Supply Chain, Sales or Customer Service.  You will be able to demonstrate your strong analytical skills and your ability to interpret information and reports. You will have excellent planning and time management skills and be a strong communicator and problem solver.  Experience within food or related FMCG’s industries is preferred. Consideration will be given to ambitious applicants that are ready to take that next step in their career or those just starting their profession in this field. This role will allow you to progress and on-the-job training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Job Requisition ID: 7019 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): Chifley Business Park Office - Melbourne 

Country: Australia 


Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at