Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s Australia Limited (MAL) is the largest quick service restaurant operation in the country. Fondly known as "Macca's", we are a household name in Australia for over 50 years, we believe that our customers are the heart and soul of everything we do and make it our mission to make every moment count! As an employer of choice winner, working with us means taking pride and having fun along the way, while growing and developing your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. Not only do we offer flexible working arrangements and an attractive staff discount; but we provide an opportunity to work alongside other passionate and talented people every single day.

Job Description:

Could you be our next Strategic Sourcing Analyst?


The role is based in Thornleigh Sydney and your primary goal will be to provide invaluable analytical support to our Strategic Sourcing Team, centralising processes, data management, analysing data to provide insights, optimising reporting, and increasing efficiency and accuracy.  You will also have the opportunity to facilitate knowledge exchange between FMG (our beef procurement supplier) and McDonald’s, fostering improvements in beef expertise and enhancing oversight within the beef supply chain.

What can you expect on a day-to-day basis?

  • Conduct variance analysis and global cost and usage reporting, ensuring accuracy and consistency
  • Collaborate with the Strategic Sourcing Team to centralise tasks, driving efficiency and accuracy
  • Review various documents, administer data and liaise with stakeholders to ensure consistency and accuracy of information
  • Prepare and design monthly, quarterly and adhoc reporting
  • Drive enhancements in reporting and processes, focusing on areas such as equalisation and variance account preparation and insights
  • Review and optimise reporting on import/freight tracking, lead time/safety stock reporting, and stock management
  • Monitor supply outlook for raw materials and contribute to beef forecasting efforts
  • Prepare and manage beef forecasts, attending market calls and reviewing pricing forecasts
  • Act as the subject matter expert on forward beef pricing, collaborating with FMG and suppliers

Your keys to success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Preferably 5+ years relevant work experience including financial data analytics and reporting
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to derive insights from data with the ability to identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement
  • Administer and maintain data integrity
  • Proven experience in implementing process improvements to drive efficiency and accuracy of data
  • Proactive and outcome-focused approach to tasks
  • Curiosity and resilience, with a willingness to ask questions and explore new ideas
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Great at building strong relationships with co-workers, stakeholders and third parties
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and collaborative environment
  • Strong proficiency in digital tools, including Excel, and ability to leverage systems and data for process automation
Additional Information:
  • A state-of-the-art on-site gym at our Thornleigh office
  • A day off on your birthday
  • Immerse yourself in a lively and vibrant culture enriched with local events
  • Access hundreds of retail discounts with your favourite retails i.e. JB Hi-Fi, Woolworths, Apple etc.
  • Embrace a highly flexible work environment that suits your lifestyle
  • Prioritise your wellbeing with initiatives, including a 24/7 wellbeing partner for both you and your immediate family
  • Unplug and rejuvenate with a fifth week of annual leave
  • Ignite your professional growth with continuous development opportunities that align with your career aspirations and passions

As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We strive to make every moment through the recruitment process a feel-good moment for everyone. Let us know if we can provide any reasonable accommodations to enable you to participate in the job application and interview process, if you'd like to note your pronouns or have suggestions for how we can improve in this space.

If you're ready to make a significant impact in supply chain efficiency, we want to hear from you! Join us in this exciting opportunity to drive innovation and excellence in our strategic sourcing operations. Apply now and be part of our journey towards continuous improvement. You will be directed to an external link to apply.

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