COVID-19

Supply Chain Analyst

Full Time

Oak Furnitureland

Supply Chain Analyst Swindon

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Supply Chain Analyst to join or friendly, professional team in Swindon on a 6-month fixed-term contract.

We at Oak Furnitureland are going through an exciting transformation, to fulfil our ambition of “helping people make their house a real home” delivering quality, stylish products at accessible prices.

With a change in ownership in 2020 the company has gone through a period of cultural transformation, and we now have an opportunity for a Supply Chain Analyst to work with us on a fixed-term contract for 6 months.

The main purpose of the Supply Chain Analyst is to work with the sourcing department and suppliers to deliver procurement requirements and oversee performance analysis and stock maintenance for a range of product categories.

You will be looking at product trends, promotional trends etc, to deliver efficient stockholding in line with business requirements and to provide analysis and reports as required.

Working with the wider supply chain, you will identify and implement operational improvements around order placement and work with the sourcing department to ensure customer order flow and inventory management targets are maintained.

With high levels of accuracy and the ability to work at multiple levels of granularity, the Supply Chain Analyst will use their experience and knowledge to prepare order releases in line with the business forecasts and requirements, monitor stock flow, and highlight and implement actions to resolve any issues.

The role is based in our Swindon Head Office 2/3 days a week and we can offer homeworking for the rest of the week if that is your preference.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse supply chain position against forecasted sales and current stock positions to produce order proposals in line with the business ordering cycle.
  • To place orders with suppliers either directly or through the sourcing department and to ensure that planned production/shipment dates are within the business guidelines/requirements.
  • Manage system information relating to supplier purchase orders including the accurate raising of orders in the business system and ensuring weekly monitoring and updating is undertaken to ensure the highest levels of accuracy.
  • Analyse stock position to highlight shortages and drive any remedial action required through the regular issuing and management of expedite requests.
  • Work with the Demand Planning Analyst to ensure any promotional activity, new item introduction, and discontinued items are incorporated into the ordering functions and to highlight any query forecast deviations.
  • To maintain cost pricing within the system to ensure all system prices are accurate and up to date.
  • Produce and distribute daily, weekly, and ad-hoc reports as required.

We welcome applications for this Supply Chain Analyst position from candidates with experience in the following areas: Supply Chain, Analyst, ERP Systems, IT, Excel, Sourcing, Reporting, Ordering.

Benefits

  • Employee discount: amazing discounts available on all Oak Furnitureland products after successful completion of probation
  • Life assurance: free cover of a minimum of two times your annual salary up to the age of 65
  • Birthday: an additional day off for you to celebrate your birthday
  • Hybrid working available
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Pension: 4% employee contribution matched by the company
  • Health and wellbeing: great discounts on local gym memberships
  • Employee Assistance Programme: gives all employees access to both telephone and face-to-face counselling services
  • My Rewards Programme: offers discounts on everything from restaurants and supermarkets to entertainment and holidays
  • Free on-site parking at all locations

Info

This position is for a 6-month maternity cover contract.

Essential Skills

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Previous experience within a similar supply chain role
  • Experience in range of ERP systems
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience of Smoothie Demand Planning software or similar preferable
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Experience working with a global supplier base
  • Experience of working collaboratively with a Sourcing department

About Company

We have a lot of things to be proud of here at Oak Furnitureland. 

Firstly, let’s talk about our furniture itself. From beautiful bedroom cabinetry and sofas you can’t help but sink into, to dining tables you can gather around with loved ones and customisable mattresses that guarantee a dreamy night’s sleep, there’s something for every room in the home. 

All our furniture is exclusively designed and properly made. We use quality hardwood that’s been responsibly sourced, and we let the natural beauty of the wood shine through in each piece. 

And then we have our people. From our showroom colleagues and our delivery drivers to our customer service team and logistics department; everyone works as one united team, driven by a shared purpose and values. 

In short, we make furniture that we’re really proud of, so that we can help people make their house a real home. Why not join us?

At Oak Furnitureland we have put Diversity and Inclusion at the top of our people agenda, as we believe that a more diverse and inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds are truly represented ensures better outcomes for all colleagues and the business. 

You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose and values. We are committed to fairness in the way we hire new colleagues and if you require any additional support to help you through the process, we’re happy to make the necessary adjustments for anyone that needs them.

Essential Requirements

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Previous experience within a similar supply chain role
  • Experience in range of ERP systems
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience of Smoothie Demand Planning software or similar preferable
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Experience working with a global supplier base
  • Experience of working collaboratively with a Sourcing department

COVID-19 Supply Chain Analyst Swindon

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