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Planning and Purchasing Analyst

Department:  Finance - ANZ

Shepparton, AU, 3630

Job Function:  Supply Chain
Employment Type:  Full time

The Arnott’s Group portfolio of brands such as Tim Tams, Campbell Soup, Shapes, V8 and Scotch Finger continues the 155-year legacy of the Arnott family, providing quality, great-tasting food. Our ambition is to be a regional powerhouse of consumer food brands and our purpose is simple: to create delicious moments. We foster equality, diversity and sustainability, high performance with integrity, balancing decisions from our head and heart and delighting our customers every time.


We are seeking an enthusiastic Planning & Purchasing Analyst to join the team in Shepparton. Our manufacturing facility in Shepparton is the only Campbell’s plant in Australia, established in 1962. We have six production lines that involve PET, Aseptic and canning processes.

You will be primarily responsible for planning & inventory management, purchasing and operational reporting in this diverse role. 


Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Inventory Management Reporting
  • Financial Analysis to Optimise Inventory holdings and Costs
  • Reporting and communicating Supply Chain KPI’s
  • Coordinate and provide direction to the team for problem-solving and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Creating weekly production schedules collaboratively with manufacturing
  • Maintaining daily production plans changes shared across Planning Team
  • Provide scheduling and analytical direction for NPD, marketing projects, capital projects and cost efficiency projects
  • Purchasing raw materials and packaging shared across Planning Team
  • Ensuring appropriate stock levels for production purposes and safety stock holdings to meet inventory targets


Key ingredients you will need to be successful:

  •  A Supply Chain / Logistics / Finance related degree qualification is highly desirable OR up to 3 years’ experience in a planning/purchasing/finance role.
  • FMCG experience desirable
  • A passion for problem-solving
  • Highly collaborative attitude
  • Cooperative team player
  • Strong planning skills and agility
  • Ability to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders effectively
  • ERP systems experience would also be highly advantageous
  • Proficiency using Excel


If you want the freedom to achieve personally and professionally, and be part of building an extraordinary business, apply now. 


Our passion to create delicious moments and push the boundaries is what keeps us at the forefront of our industry. We pride ourselves on our high-performance work environment where everyone has the same opportunity to perform, grow and thrive.