Date:  Feb 10, 2024
Job Req ID:  16874
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Supply Planner - Salty Snacks


The name might be different but our iconic range remains the same and includes Nutri-Grain, Special K, Sultana Bran and Coco Pops (cereals), LCMs and Pringles (snacks).  

Our purpose drives what we do, to create better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands. 

We have a team of experienced Supply Planners and are looking for someone to join them!  We are seeking an experienced planner to manage the  of our finished goods inventory in the warehouse network we operate across ANZ.  

This exciting role plays a key role in our Supply Chain process, ensuring our retail customers get the right products at the right time, as well as working with internal customers to drive accuracy in our sales forecasts to ensure appropriate production volumes.  It calls on an individual who can build effective relationships, has exceptional communication skills and can negotiate and influence to get the right outcomes.      

A taste of what you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and execute supply plans from overseas manufacturing locations and track performance to plan with each manufacturing location.
  • Implementing inventory control measures to maintain shelf-life targets, minimize excess inventory, and reduce carrying costs.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, freight forwarders and logistics to ensure timely and cost-effective importation of goods.
  • Co-ordinate, track and clearing of all inbound import finished good containers from multiple global sources to all Kellanova DC’s. 
  • Work closely with all manufacturers the manage any ingredient & packaging runouts during product renovations / delists to minimise write offs.
  • Ensure accurate on-shelf and off-shelf dates for NPDs & promotions through appropriate supply plans.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders and present regular updates on trends, opportunities and areas of improvement


Your recipe for success:

  • A tertiary qualification and strong track record in a Supply Planning role
  • Skills and Knowledge in production planning and inventory management is essential 
  • Knowledge of imports process and S&OP desirable
  • Good working knowledge of SAP ECC / SAP IBP
  • Good analytical, communication and diplomacy skills.
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills required
  • Strong ability to create good working relationships with internal stakeholders


About Kellanova: 
We’re a company that makes great food and we hire great people!  
Since first establishing in Australia in 1924, we have grown as an organisation and whilst our range of products has expanded our over-arching goal is still the same, to nourish with our foods.   

Our K values (integrity & respect, accountability, passion, simplicity, success and humility and hunger) shape our Kellogg culture and guide the way the business is run.

We offer our employees competitive salaries including performance related bonuses and incentives, free on-site car parking for office days and half day Fridays year-round!  We are flexible in our approach to flex’ working which means we’re not determining which or how many days you are in the office or at home, it’s about what works best for you & your functional team.  Our well-being benefits are varied with offerings to suit everybody at every stage in your life – they include a well-being allowance and 3 x ‘Being at your best days’ annually – which are three days of leave to focus on your well-being. 

As an individual you can grow and develop your career with the support of your Manager and development programs.  The benefit of a global organization is you can take your career off-shore.
Kellnova (Aust) Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer that aims to provide an inclusive work environment involving everyone and embracing the diverse talent of its people.