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Wholesale Supply Chain Specialist

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6 Sep 2022
About the Wholesale Supply Chain Specialist Role We're looking for a Supply Chain Specialist to join our Wholesale team on a fixed term contract. In this role, you'll take ownership for outstanding availability to our Wholesale partners in designated product categories whilst delivering against stock and waste targets to minimise cash impacts to the business. The successful candidate will actively participate in running and improving the business team. You ll be responsible for: Working with the business team to ensure systems data is input in a timely manner to ensure no impact to availability Owning end to end product, data and performance for their categories Owning the escalations at the right advert time where opportunities/risks arise in regards to product flow Leading the category availability of product flow measures within the business team Working 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 Actively managing supplier base and negotiating with suppliers on service performance Reporting accurately on KPI performance and communicate supply chain category performance out to the wider business in a clear, concise way to drive decision making and action Identifying opportunities for improvement across, stock, availability and waste Analysing and understanding complex data Actively drive actions that will reduce forecasting variability for their categories , owning the sales alignment for categories Improving availability all the way through the end to end supply chain from supplier to shelf edge (group) Reviewing promotional performance and stock targets on a weekly basis and agree actions with trading to limit impact to inventory levels or wastage within the network Giving suppliers accurate information to plan stock levels effectively to maximise sales Influencing and working with the commercial teams to make decisions that improve availability and reduce waste About You So that you're set for success, we're looking for a self-starter who is an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence at all levels. You'll work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it s important that you're tenacious and strive for excellence. We're also looking for someone who has: An understanding of retail business, processes and consumer demand Understanding of Supply Chain principles (Stock, availability, Waste & Markdown, Seasonality and promotional impacts) Understanding of supply chain end to end solutions Understanding of project methodology Advanced level knowledge of Excel with excellent stakeholder management ability Previous experience of working with colleagues from all levels of the business Experience of data management, management forecasting and interpreting trends Proven delivery of projects to a schedule We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive business and are committed to making Morrisons a brilliant place to work, harbouring an environment where our people can thrive. Treating all colleagues with respect and dignity is the Morrisons way - we celebrate individuality and love different perspectives. It s what you bring to the table that matters. About The Company In return for looking after our customers, we look after our colleagues too. You can expect to enjoy: 6.6 weeks annual leave and the option to buy an additional five days annual leave Four day working week with occasional Saturdays Annual bonus plan Market leading staff discount scheme Competitive pension scheme Medical cover Onsite Staff Shop, Barista Bar, Gym facilities, subsidised Canteen
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  • Job Reference: 705688450-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Morrisons
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Contract