About The... We’ve got an opportunity for a Supply Chain Specialist to join the team at our Head Office in Bradford. If you’re looking for an opportunity that’s fun, challenging, commercially driven and customer focused then this...
We’ve got an opportunity for a Supply Chain Specialist to join the team at our Head Office in Bradford. If you’re looking for an opportunity that’s fun, challenging, commercially driven and customer focused then this could be just the role for you.
Our Supply Chain is ever changing, fast paced and our teams are highly responsive. It’s about delivering results, reducing costs and improving the shopping trip for our colleagues and customers.
Working as part of the Supply Chain team that manages stock, availability and waste, you’ll sit alongside our Commercial team at the heart of the business to take ownership of your product category to drive sales and outstanding customer satisfaction at the lowest cost. Great teamwork is key to the role; you will be working cross functionally with colleagues at all levels within the organisation to improve performance and ways of working.
Overview of duties;
Take ownership for on-shelf availability across your specific product area(s)
Work with a portfolio of suppliers to forecast demand and manage stock intake, making sure we achieve optimum availability for our customers whilst managing costs to a minimum.
Through data analysis, identify opportunities to improve supply chain Key Performance Indicators (Inventory, Availability, Waste and Markdowns).
Make regular store visits to obtain feedback and look for opportunities to improve standards and remove wasted effort.
Gather data on products to analyse trends and forecast sales for upcoming promotions, events or range changes.
Play an active role in the delivery of new range and promotional launches, setting and meeting clear expectations with colleagues in other teams.
Manage supplier delivery performance and develop long term, trusted relationships.
Drive business improvement and reduce costs through the supply chain
Skills & Experience;
Be motivated by a role that challenges you on a daily basis, tests your agility and satisfies your desire to deliver results
Be organised and highly numerate with great attention to detail
Be a team player with the ability to work independently to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver improvement plans
Be an analytical thinker and bold decision-maker, able to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data and create meaningful outputs.
Have strong communication skills and the ability to influence change across the business.
Have gained experience in a supply chain, merchandising or logistics or be taking an early career step after education (training will be provided).
Fast, agile and highly responsive. Our vertically integrated supply chain is probably the best in the industry.
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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