Planning Coordinator – Toyota – Australia

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After 50 years, Toyota has grown to be Australia’s leading automotive company. Together we are making the impossible, possible and we believe at Toyota that by exploring different perspectives on the same problem we come up with more innovative solutions.

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Our company has worked hard to build a reputation for quality and integrity, as well as a commitment to responsible management, respectful behaviour and innovative environmental practices. Supported by the principles outlined in the Toyota Global Vision, we strive to maintain the title of Australia’s most respected and admired company, with this premise infused through our business practices and employee mindset.


The role comes with the opportunity to lease a subsidised vehicle it also includes a generous Superannuation contribution (12%), subsidised health insurance, free onsite parking, along with being part of a culture focused on continuous improvement and teamwork.

The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the National Sales Division in the role of Planning Coordinator. The position plays a vital part in analysing, developing, recommending and gaining consensus on market, retail and inventory order plans. The National Planning Co-ordinator has a pivotal role in the development of market & sales forecasts, retail & inventory plans and recommendation of Sales & Marketing strategies

The key responsibility of the role is to coordinate key aspects of the vehicle sales, order and inventory planning process, contribute to product life cycle management and product sales strategy development, and provide analytical support in relation to sales, inventory planning, market & sales forecasting and sales strategy development

What you will do:

  • Co-ordinate the Monthly Order Cycle process, including developing recommended monthly order and negotiating with the Japanese headquarters to secure required supply volume and mix taking into consideration supply restrictions whilst meeting dealer demand, minimising aged stock and maximising sales
  • Co-ordinate and maintain market, segment, sales and order planning documents and reports.
  • Monthly review & analysis of market & sales results, Order in-take, etc to develop accurate monthly plan, recommendations & strategies for National Sales Manager
  • Co-ordinate direct fleet, company fleet and national fleet order requirements.
  • Analysis of market to develop planning mix recommendations & strategies at facelift, major change & new model timing.
  • Develop recommendations for the twice yearly AST discussion with the Japanese Headquarters based on detailed analysis and logic.
  • Develop & present market analysis, planning mix studies, stock standards, etc at Strategy Development, Kick-off, Market Review meetings, etc as required.
  • Prepare & provide ad-hoc analysis, reports and presentation support.

What we are looking for:

  • Business, Commerce, Statistical related Degree or other relevant qualification
  • Equivalent work experience in the automotive or other industries advantageous
  • Proven analytical skills with ability to identify trends from numbers and data
  • Established written and verbal communication skills
  • Negotiation and presentation skills
  • Above-intermediate computer skills (especially MS Excel)
  • Strong attention to details and resilience to constantly changing requirements
  • SAP experience

How to Apply

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