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Supply Chain Specialist - Household & Pet

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Location:
West Yorkshire
Department:
Supply Chain
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
27 May 2022
About The Role
We're looking for a confident and experienced Supply Chain Specialist to take ownership for outstanding availability at store, depot and item level in designated product categories, whilst delivering against stock and waste targets to minimise cash impacts to the business.
In this role, you'll work as part of our Business Team, with accountabilities including:

Customer 

● Ensure systems data is input in a timely manner to ensure no impact to availability

● Owning end to end product, data and performance for your categories 

● Own the escalations at the right time where opportunities/risks arise in regards to product flow

 

Colleague 

● Work with business teams on strategic improvements for their categories such as: 

○ Case size optimising 

○ Lead time optimisation 

○ Waste improvement 

○ End to end productivity 

○ Lowest cost to serve 

○ Exception management 

● Develop strong collaborative relationships with the full Business Team who work on the category to agree the optimum levels of products to meet sales demand 

Operational 

● Actively managing supplier base 

● Negotiate with suppliers on service performance

● Report and communicate accurately on KPI performance

● Work with suppliers and provide accurate information to plan stock levels effectively to maximise sales 

● Analyse large pieces of complex data 

● Own the sales alignment for categories 

Sales, Profit and Cash 

● Review promotional performance and stock targets on a weekly basis

● Give suppliers accurate information to plan stock levels effectively to maximise sales 

● Influence and work with the commercial teams to make decisions that improve availability and reduce waste

About You
Role Specific Knowledge, Skills & Experience: 
 
Knowledge 
● Strong knowledge of end to end stock flow and processes, from supplier to end customer 
● Good understanding of Retail processes
● Strong Data analysis 
● Strong knowledge of commercial / financial data 
 
Skills 
● Project Management skills 
● Numerical skills and organisational Skills 
● Stakeholder relationship (communicating and influencing) 
● Ability to use technical systems as well as Excel and Google
 
Experience
Used to working with and understanding sometimes complex data 
● Used to communicating at multiple levels within a business
● Working within a supply chain environment or a role where they've experienced accountability for the flow of stock 
● Previous retail or logistics experience would be beneficial
About The Company

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and an excellent pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more... 

We're an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.