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Supply Chain Specialist - Talent Pool

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Location:
Bradford
Department:
Supply Chain
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
About The Role
Proud of our roots, we are a leading Yorkshire food retailer, serving 11 million customers across our 500 stores a 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 number of different Supply Chain Specialist covering lots of categories within our agile and fast-paced Supply Chain team. 
 
As a Supply Chain Specialist at Morrisons you’ll be taking ownership for outstanding availability at store, depot and item level in designated product categories whilst monitoring stock and waste targets to minimise cash impacts to the business.

What this role will be doing…    
  • Placing regular orders for stock in line with pre-agreed forecasts, making sure we achieve optimum availability for the customer       
  • Gathering data on products to analyse trends and forecast sales for upcoming promotions, events or range refreshes 
  • Reviewing supplier performance
  • Assess how best to maximise customer availability using the system to identify trends quickly
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.
About You
So that you are set for success, we are looking for a self-starter, who is an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence at all levels. 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. 
  • Excellent commercial acumen and a can-do attitude 
  • Experience of data analysis and subsequent decision making 
  • Experience of stock/sales forecasting and replenishment in a FMCG business (Desirable) 
  • Knowledge of forecasting, data analysis and stock control or an insatiable curiosity and willingness to learn 
  • Retail, seasonality and promotional cycles experience (Desirable)
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 people Make Morrisons. We are passionate about recognising diverse talent and building careers for our people. We are forward-thinking and stay one step ahead in an ever-evolving industry, giving us exposure to creative initiatives which improves the offering to our customers. 

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