Category Supply Manager

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment and we have a lot going on for 2017! We strongly believe our culture is one of the many reasons people join us as well as the opportunity to excel and get involved in different initiatives, we’re a great bunch!

If you are hungry for a career within Retail and have experience working in a commercial team and are passionate about getting the best deal, have great communication skills and are able to use analysis to understand your market and customer, read on!

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a Category Supply Manager, the role will involve supporting the Head of Product Supply. The Supply Manager, will own the route to market decisions for all product through the physical distribution network - SDC, HDC, MCFC, Direct to Store and will influence the Direct to Customer (Drop Ship) channel. The decisions made will direct the optimal channel and determine how our customer can buy and what visibility they have of the product availability across channels. There are day to day decisions to maintain high customer experience for range and channel changes and to optimise availability within the MCFC. The complexity of this, role is high due to cross functional impact and breadth of touch points in the supply chain.

There is scope for this role to develop in complexity and breadth as Multichannel business grows and new channels are exploited

What are we looking for?

Minimum 3 years in Product Supply role

Knowledge of End to End Supply Chain, E-commerce and Retail Operations.

Strong Analytical Skills, Process Development, Influencing

Previous E-Comm or Multichannel Retailer experience

Educated to degree level

What we can offer you?

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers and that’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together. It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey - from family business to forward thinking business. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us.

And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of perks on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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