Supply Chain Specialist - Space Performance in Bradford

About The... Proud of our roots, we are a leading Yorkshire food retailer, serving 11 million customers across our 500 stores every  week. We’re also the UK’s second largest food manufacturer. Together, we make millions of...

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About The Role

Proud of our roots, we are a leading Yorkshire food retailer, serving 11 million customers across our 500 stores every  week. We’re also the UK’s second largest food manufacturer. Together, we make millions of products a year in our 18 manufacturing sites, allowing us to focus on what our customers want: good quality, fresh food and great value.  We are recruiting for a Supply Chain Analyst in  our Space Performance team.. 


As a Supply Chain Analyst (Specialist) in  Space Performance at Morrisons, you will work cross functionally across the business to ensure analysis and insight is completed on all work streams affecting macro space performance and trends. You will proactively undertake deep dive analysis to identify space

investment opportunities for the business and provide recommendations on how store space can be localised to maximise store sales. If successful you will also  help evaluate  new space planning technologies to ensure the advancement of space data and insight. 

What this role will be doing…    

  • Providing an independent view on macro space changes to ensure they are optimised and localised for stores to maximise sales and increase customer satisfaction

  • Advising and directing the Commercial teams on current space performance trends to enable them to plan for their range reset space strategies

  • Evaluating customer insight data on market trends and Commercial strategies to ensure space recommendations factor in future growth opportunities as well as current/historic performance

  • Providing a view of the projected category space changes to ensure that they fulfil the ambitions of the Commercial strategy

  • Providing space recommendations to the Property Format Layout Planning team, which capture the local space requirements of stores

  • Enhancing the current space performance reporting capabilities to improve the way data is accessed and analysed

About You

So that you are set up for  success, we are looking for a self-starter, who is an exceptional communicator with the ability to use  data to influence critical business decisions. You will work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it’s important that you are tenacious and committed to providing an outstanding service.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Clear understanding of retail customers needs and requirements 

  • The ability to work cross functionally and form and manage key stakeholder relationships

  • A track record of delivering increased sales and profit growth through sound business knowledge and retail experience (Desirable)

  • Highly numerate with a strong analytical background

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and basic SQL knowledge 

  • Good understanding of Business Intelligence reporting platforms, i.e. Qlik Sense, Tableau (Desirable)

  • Experience of data modelling and reporting

  • Great attention to detail

  • Willingness to be flexible when presented with changes to planned workstreams

About The Company

With our heritage being retail, we are commercially minded and fast-paced by nature. We strive to simplify and speed up, building a high performance culture based on teamwork with a clear and consistent way of working. We are cost conscious and constantly challenge ourselves to create a leaner business that's always responsive to our customers.

Our Head Office is based in Thornbury, on the outskirts of Bradford. Buzzing with activity, this is where decisions are made and we grow our business. Hilmore House is home to many of our support teams from supply chain, marketing and finance to tech, HR and property.

Our colleagues ‘Make Morrisons’. We are passionate about recognising diverse talent and building careers for our colleagues. We are forward-thinking and stay one step ahead in an ever-evolving industry, giving us exposure to creative initiatives which improve the offering to our customers. 

In return for looking after our customers, we look after our colleagues with great perks, lots of career opportunities and the training and support everyone needs to be the best they can be.

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