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Supply Chain Support Analyst Royton Depot

Reporting To:
Supply Chain Manager
40 Hours Per Week
Job Type:
Depot & Back Office
Supply Chain
Closing Date:
4th December 2020
Pension, 29 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme, Company Shop

The Supply Chain function situated at the Royton Depot is a key department responsible for stock replenishment that interfaces with clients and all departments of Best Food Logistics.

Working within a dynamic supply chain and client team, you will support the delivery of great service to our customers through outstanding availability and inventory control with a consistent focus on driving supply chain performance.

The successful candidate will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support Supply Chain Analysts in their daily tasks to ensure efficient flow of goods throughout the network, managing constraints efficiently and collaboratively. This will include the successful delivery of customer promotions and menu change activity particularly through the prioritisation of inbound and provision of accurate/timely information and a variety of customer/supply chain projects/initiatives and wider business initiatives including, new contract introduction and migration opportunities.

You will be required to track and report Key Performance Indicators, including availability, inventory, promotions and events management and generate continuous improvement suggestions in support of customers and our business through the implementation of more effective and efficient ways of working.

Specific accountabilities include the ability to balance inbound priorities with depot capacity, prioritizing appropriate purchase orders to support inventory control and availability metrics. Pro-actively engage with suppliers to ensure booking slots are secured and deliveries arrive as required, working collaboratively to resolve any issues. Ensuring customer needs are met through delivery of agreed targets. That end-to-end and wider business context is considered as part of supply chain decision making. To pro-actively engage with National Account Managers to ensure appropriate decisions/actions are taken regarding customer inventory e.g. Delisted products and Held stock.

Applicants must have excellent communication and mathematical skills, the ability to effectively prioritise and organise your own work and do so under pressure. PC skills, especially Microsoft Excel, are advantageous as well as a good understanding of a fast moving consumer goods supply chain. Working towards relevant professional qualifications would be advantageous, as would previous stock analyst and inventory control experience.

Monday to Friday. Bank Holiday work will be required by arrangement, usually on a rota

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