We’re looking for a Forecast Development Manager to join our Supply Chain development team at our support centre in Bradford.
This is a new position to lead and deliver the overall forecast development programme for Morrisons Replenishment Systems. Stakeholder management is key to the role, you’ll be working with some senior stakeholders internally as well as with key third parties, combining some data science with practical experience to influence developments.
What will you do in the role of Forecast Manager?
Lead, prioritise and manage current forecast improvement developments and enhancements
Identify new forecast improvement opportunities that deliver better customer availability and created associated business cases
Assist in development and delivery of Morrisons Ordering improvements, to deliver availability in Distribution Centres and Stores
Present ideas and investment requirements to senior stakeholders and
create project plans to ensure right first time process implementation
Engage with operational teams and act as the conscience for supply chain
What skills and experience do you need to be a success in this role?
Strong mathematical ability is essential
Some retail or supply chain experience in an FMCG environment
Forecasting algorithm application experience
Strong understanding of all aspects of food supply chain and operational mechanics
An understanding of end-to- end process/ system improvement approaches and method
Experience of leading projects involving change management
Working seamlessly with logistics and manufacturing, we get our products from field to fork faster and fresher. It’s what makes us stand out from the rest. We ensure everything is in the right place at the right time, so our customers can always put their favourite products in their shopping baskets.
It’s big scale stuff. The pace is fast and it’s always an exciting place to be. Working with over 1,300 suppliers and a network of 38 warehouses, we manage over 28,000 product lines. Our leading-edge systems keep everything running smoothly from forecasting to replenishment.
But the secret to our success is teamwork. Fresh. Chilled. Ambient. Home & Leisure. Online. Reporting. Training. Our different teams work as one, driving sales, sharing ideas and meeting the needs of our customers. So get ready to enjoy a supply chain career with a difference.
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