What you'll do

What we can offer you

At Specsavers we promise to make you feel good, cared for and smart. Being Great Place to Work accredited for the last three years, this is a great opportunity to join us as we continue our path to not just be great but be the BEST place to work!

We are well known for valuing our people and providing a supportive, driven and inclusive culture. Beyond that, we also have a range of different benefits within the support office, that include:

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme 
  • Two free pairs of glasses
  • On site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave, Paid Parental leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs
  • Fully funded Social Club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year.

 

The role & team

Our Purchasing and Logistics department have a newly created role for an Inventory and Demand Planner to join the team and support the development and on-going success of our Canadian business.  This role is based in Port Melbourne, Australia.

Reporting into our Demand & Inventory Planning Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the effective inventory management and availability of frames and frame cases to fulfil forecasted demand and manage replenishment for both store and lab customers whilst minimising write off and obsolescence.

As our Demand and Inventory Planner, you will develop effective forecast models based on trend and demand patterns, and propose and implement solutions to improve forecasting accuracy.  You will own the end to end of order placement with international suppliers to the on time delivery of inventory into our British Columbia distribution centre.

 

The skills we are looking for

  • Experience in a similar Inventory Demand Planning role 
  • IT literate, with advanced Microsoft Excel and data handling skills
  • Strong time management and highly organised with demonstrated ability to determine priorities, meet strict deadlines and work under press
  •  A passion for finding and delivering efficiencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to prepare and present reports and documentation to a wide range of global stakeholders.

 

About Us

At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

 

Creating a great place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do, ensuring our people feel good, cared for and smart. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/

 

Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.

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