We are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Analyst for this renowned company. Based in Altrincham, you will form a pivotal part of the Supply Chain team who overall are responsible for guaranteeing the accuracy of data, to ensure that we have the right stock in the right place at the right time.
You will be responsible for forecasting and forward planning sales demand, to drive forward their vision.
You will consolidate the stock requirements and analyse the data to proactively draw conclusions and identify trends which will drive improvement, efficiency and accuracy of our forecasting and product availability
Alongside your overall day to day management of stock, you will also ensure regular min/max replenishment reviews are carried out. You will be able to spot and mitigate the impact of any potential upcoming shortages or setbacks, suggesting ways to drive improvement and overseeing the implementation of such changes.
You will be confident in making the right calls and be comfortable pulling data together and owning reporting for the whole team. You will work closely with the Supply Chain Manager on a variety of departmental and companywide projects to continually raise the bar within the industry.
Maintain accurate data on the system and liaise with key stakeholders such as customer account managers, sales representatives and store colleagues whilst prioritising your workload to also keep any daily phone and email queries within a timely SLA.
The ideal candidate for this role will be:
Analytical and commercially minded, with a keen eye for detail (experience of forecasting / merchandising in the retail is desirable)
Naturally inquisitive with a logical and methodical approach to problem solving.
Knowledgeable in data extraction and analysis, with an advanced understanding of Excel and Power BI.
Able to evaluate KPIs and data into real-world insights, effectively using data insight to 'tell a story’.
Able to prioritise workload to fulfil various commitments simultaneously.
A positive, team focussed and encouraging individual who takes pride in playing their part in the success of the business.
Ability to identify forecasting and stock requirement trends across product categories.
Confident in identifying and maintaining optimum stock levels, to ensure the correct replenishment across stores and online.
Proficient in pulling data and writing reports.
Good knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent Excel skills inc. formulas, lookups, data validation and advanced pivots.
Competent at using Power Bi for data extraction and interrogation.