Supply Chain Analyst

Recruiter
LinkPoint Resources Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LinkPoint specialises in the recruitment of high-quality candidates in the Retail and Logisticssector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Supply Chain Analyst / Operations Support / Logistics Manager who will drive business value for the business by leading logistics initiatives and projects; leveraging expertise through close partnerships within Global Logistics Infrastructure and across our Geography and global organisations.

Supply Chain Analyst / Operations Support / Logistics Manager’s Core Duties

  • Support the Supply Chain processes and partners with a focus on growing business opportunities through efficiency and process improvements.
  • Manage and improve current reporting databases focused on end to end supply chain methodology.
  • Manage and improve focused Just in time buying model as well as implement and assist in negotiating terms and process improvements.
  • Review daily sales data and generate replenishment orders based on agreed inventory levels and ensure targets are maintained
  • Set up and maintain master data for price, items, stores and customers.
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained to the highest level (retailer daily sales and inventory); including system alignment and reconciliation with third parties.
  • Set up and ensure new releases/campaigns/promotions items are maintained within the system to reflect retail customer and client’s requirements;
  • Maintain and review Store and Retailer Planograms and replenishment strategies to ensure accuracy
  • Plan and forecast sales, including set up and application of seasonal and cyclical curves, to ensure maximum growth is achieved with the minimum of returns, to maintain optimum in-store inventory levels.
  • Assist in Range and Demand Planning.
  • Provide relevant account analysis information to aid business growth and category development
  • Keep up to date with the latest local and international retail, category management and supply chain developments
  • Provide customer service to assist with retailer or customer stock returns, credit queries and order follow-ups
  • Manage stock movement between suppliers and warehouse, ensuring orders are fulfilled, and unutilised overstock is returned
  • Maintain weekly delivery KPI report and liaise with distributor to ensure all outstanding deliveries are accounted for
  • Responsible for supporting the day to day operations, overseeing all aspects of retail customer specific supply activities.

Supply Chain Analyst / Operations Support / Logistics Manager’s Skills required

  • Fluent in English (additional languages beneficial)
  • Flexible, driven and able to work under pressure without lowering accuracy of output.
  • Able to forecast, analyse and interpret data;
  • Excellent knowledge of data processing tools including, not limited to, Excel and Word;
  • Excellent understanding of operation management tools
  • Experience in the UK and European Retail Industry.
  • Working knowledge of pricing, invoicing, commercial and consignment practices.
  • Good understanding of cross border import and export practice with a view to remain fluid amidst changing model.
  • Good commercial awareness of fundamental business practises;
  • Proactive problem solver;
  • Able to present to both internal and external customers

Supply Chain Analyst / Operations Support / Logistics Manager’s Key Experience

  • Business Degree or relevant diploma and/or experience.
  • 5yr+ in Supply Chain or relevant retail environment
  • Experience in working with multiple national and international organisations
  • Multi Directional reporting within and outside of the organisation.
  • Proven record of supporting Procurement and/or Operations at Director Level

Are you enthusiastic about theSupply Chain Analyst / Operations Support / Logistics job? Send us your CV in word format today

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