Superdrug Job Application For Junior Supply Planner

Website Superdrug

Job Description:

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun..

Job Responsibilities:

  • Daily / weekly tracking of stock levels and sales forecasts provided by the commercial teams to ensure optimal product supply and participate in joint performance reviews where appropriate.
  • Provide sustainable product availability solutions, taking consideration of other areas of the business.
  • Deliver store availability about target for a group of products, ensuring inventory remains within budgeted stock targets.
  • Be responsible for escalation of potential stock problems, and be prepared to present solutions.
  • Be aware of all aspects of stock targets, whether it be weeks cover, financial value, or stock quality (SMS / discontinued).
  • To support business initiatives by contributing to cross-functional teams, and supporting both departmental & business objectives.
  • Stock profiling & stock analysis. Identify high & low sellers to ensure that levels in store balance between availability & stock targets.
  • Promotions/events: providing support to the Commercial team, ensuring stock is targeted correctly to drive incremental sales and minimise stock risk.
  • Work with senior buyers, buyers & merchandisers in collaboration to align forecasts and inventory plans for Promotional, Seasonal ranges and, New launches.
  • Redefine and develop processes to improve operational efficiency within own area of responsibility, and also support other business functions by representing team as expert reference
  • Escalate risks to availability, implementing solutions to minimise impact to stores.
  • Planning stock flows from supplier to store especially through seasonal peaks, working with the buyers/suppliers & DC to minimise impact on service and optimise efficiency
  • Providing relevant information for management of product area, both operational and management reporting.
  • Manage any ’reverse logistics’ activity from store through to supplier / disposal including all financial aspects
  • Developing others either directly or indirectly using diverse training and coaching techniques
  • Plan new launch and exit strategies with suppliers by working together to ensure best working practises.

Job Requirements:

  • Numerate and Analytical
  • Self-motivating and able to work without supervision, with a level of autonomy for setting own goals and targets.
  • Attention to detail but aware of the bigger picture
  • Proactive – Using analytical skills to seek solutions
  • Aptitude to challenge the status quo and figures
  • Team focussed/ Able to work collaboratively with other departments

Qualification & Experience:

  • Significant experience at a top law firm, and in-house, where you have had to advise at board level across multiple disciplines

Job Details:

Company: Superdrug

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Management ,Manufacturing

Job Location: Croydon, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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