Graduate Data Analyst - Skemersdale - £22k - Study Support

Agility Resourcing
12 May 2017
11 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently working with a fantastic local business who are currently looking for a Data Analyst to join their company. This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours weekly. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Weekly Material Requirement Planning (MRP) reviews in reflex to look at Supply Chain requirements.
  • Establish and operate effective inventory planning processes to comply with inventory policy; ensure excellence in OTIF whilst meeting quality, cost, and efficiency and inventory goals.
  • Place purchase orders on Reflex and manage the due dates with suppliers.
  • Create master planning schedule from customer forecast demand that suppliers can use for planning / component ordering to ensure no issue on producing for AAF.
  • Analyse and determine ordering patterns with current and new supplier to ensure stock holding is at optimum.
  • Ensure production plans and material schedules are efficient as possible in order to meet supplier’s requirements. Identify capacity constraints & potential supply issues.
  • Work to monthly KPI's and Inventory targets.
  • Lean Projects - be an active member in project teams to deliver projects on time and on specification.
  • Ensure effective collaboration with the operations, sales, marketing and finance teams in the development and delivery of planning and logistics activities.
  • Support the commercial team with looking into Forecast anomalies to highlight potential issue on forecast that need to be reviewed to ensure MRP is picking up the correct volumes.
  • Look at minimising costs within the supply chain via analysing buying trends of retailers, formats.
  • Analyse / reduce costs were possible via looking at stockholding against forecast and look to stock build if there is a benefit to the business.
  • Produce Monthly Management packs for the business for Key stakeholders of the business.
  • Provide support to the planning and customer service functions within AAF to ensure OTIF maintained with customers. This will mean advising him of potential issues and resolutions.
  • Develop weekly stock-on-hand vs. forecast review process, regarding BBE’s/demand, inform teams of risks and identify/propose actions required.
  • Prepare and refine KPI report on stock position for monthly management report, highlighting risks.
  • Support the Product Recall Team as detailed within the Product Recall Procedure when necessary.
  • Produce and develop accurate stock updates/information and to participate in the decision making processes.
  • Develop trackers to record actual saving and where appropriate vs. budget or PY.


  • A competitive salary + 10% annual bonus if targets are met by company
  • Free fruit, cakes and doughnuts
  • take products home for Friends & family and yourself for free
  • 25 days’ holiday + banks holidays + birthday day
  • iPhone paid for work/personal use
  • iPad for work/personal use (after probation)
  • Ongoing training & development opportunities
  • Nandos discount card
  • Pension of up to 8% of salary which is matched by the company
  • Onsite free gym
  • All-expense paid trips away for great performance
  • Progression opportunities within a growing company

If you are interested in this role please contact John Devlin at Agility Resourcing.

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