Supply Chain Category Coordinator

Holland & Barrett International
Warwickshire, West Midlands
22 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

The purpose of this role is to effectively execute stock replenishment procedures to optimise inventory in the supply chain to fulfil our various sales order fulfilment channels to agreed KPIs and expected results. The role sits within the Fruits, Nuts and Seeds Own Brand team which consists of 2 people. This role is a Planning role and would suit someone with prior experience. There is scope to learn a lot about the planning function and have exposure to working with Suppliers and internal stakeholders, as well as cross functional working into other categories.

Main Responsibilities:

Maintain stock availability of your category (circa 2,000 products) to the agreed KPI measure
Manage and motivate your support team of 2 colleagues effectively with guidance of being results focused
Analysing reports to make decisions on replenishment parameters in order to maintain KPI service levels in the 2 distribution centres and 800 stores within budgets
Creating, reviewing and approving purchase orders to suppliers
Reviewing sales forecast accuracy and creating demand planning replenishment orders to a time-line that can be supported to deliver products to the agreed stock availability KPIs

The Person

Build strong relationships with your supplier base to ensure on-time-in-full performance to agreed KPIs
Work closely with commercial category colleagues and escalate issues of supplier non-compliance or obstacles that compromise stock availability in the supply chain or constrain customer order fulfilment
Propose opportunities of enhancing stock availability, range performance and continuous improvement
An aptitude to control and maintain purchasing and sales ordering systems (policies and parameters) of stock replenishment product flows from suppliers to our distribution centres and to our stores
A good understanding of a business that engages with high levels of promotions and seasonality of product supply and ranging
Be able to demonstrate experience with a high level of competence in analysing inventory data and presenting summary analysis
Ideally you will be an Intermediate/Advanced user in MS office and essentially in Excel

The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go

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