Supply Chain Specialist
Based just outside the historic city of Southampton with its ancient walls, commercial port and with easy access to the New Forest and beaches at Bournemouth, my client is looking to hire a Supply Chain Specialist to join them. As the company continues to grow and evolve throughout the COVID pandemic this is a great opportunity to join an employer of choice who values their staff.
Working for this retailer you will As the Supply Chain Specialist, you will be the contact point for Categories, Buying Offices, and Banners for range changes and day to day operational queries related to your category.
Your role will include:
Working within the Group Supply Chain team to build the supply plan for range reviews projects for a specific category identifying and crafting operational requirements spanning range conception (e.g. MOQ/MOV/Routes to Market), analysing sales forecasts, providing cost analysis through the cost modelling tool and providing data to support final vendor selections
Coordinate on-boarding meetings with Banners Supply Teams and Buying Offices to present new projects, advise on potential supply chain challenges carried by the project and collect initial feedback
Look for opportunities to continuously optimise supply planning for the category to ensure robust availability balanced with strong cost control
Conduct initial supply chain audits for new prospective vendors to ensure their capability and suitability to supply
Delivers vendor on-boarding ensuring vendors understand their delivery obligations in line with the Vendor Manual
Represents Supply Chain in weekly Category project meetings. Sharing updates/proposing contingency plans to ensure Banner’s launch OTIF
Qualifications and Experience
Intermediate level of E2E Supply Chain
Foundation levels of Supply Chain Planning & Order Management., Inventory & Flow Management., Vendor Management and Vendor on-boarding.
Foundation level of Critical Data & Information Analysis skill & experience
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Employment Type: Permanent