Morrisons Jobs in Leeds (Warehouse) – Supply Chain Specialist

Website Morrisons

Job Description:

Imagine what you could achieve here. At Morrisons, our heritage is retail, so working at pace, achieving value and putting the customer first is part of our DNA.

We are constantly looking for Supply Chain Specialists to join our Operations teams in this busy fast paced environment. We are currently recruiting for candidates to join out talent pool for when those roles are available.

In this role, you will take ownership for outstanding availability to our partners in designated product categories whilst delivering against stock and waste targets to minimise cash impacts to the business. The successful candidate will actively participate in running and improving the business team.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with the business team to ensure systems data is input in a timely manner to ensure no impact to availability at a Group level
  • Owning end to end product, data and performance for their categories and customers
  • Owning the escalations at the right time where opportunities/risks arise in regards to product flow
  • Leading the category availability of product flow measures within the business team
  • Working with business teams on strategic improvements for their categories such as: case size optimising, lead time optimisation, waste improvement, end to end productivity, lowest cost to serve, exception management
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with the full Business Team who work on the category to agree the optimum levels of products to meet customer demand
  • Actively managing supplier base and negotiating with suppliers on service performance
  • Reporting accurately on KPI performance and communicate supply chain category performance out to the wider business in a clear, concise way to drive decision making and action
  • Working with suppliers and provide accurate information to plan stock levels effectively to maximise sales
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement across, stock, availability and waste
  • Analysing and understanding complex data and present recommendations in a clear and concise way to different stakeholders
  • Actively drive actions that will reduce forecasting variability for their categories , owning the sales alignment for categories
  • Improving availability all the way through the end to end supply chain from supplier to shelf edge (group)

Job Requirements:

So that you are set for success, we are looking for a self-starters, who are exceptional communicators with the ability to influence at all levels. You will work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it’s important that you are tenacious and strive for excellence. You will also have the following:

  • An understanding of retail business, processes and consumer demand
  • Understanding of Supply Chain principles (Stock, availability, Waste & Markdown, Seasonality and promotional impacts)
  • Understanding of supply chain end to end solutions
  • Understanding of project methodology
  • Advanced level knowledge of Excel with excellent stakeholder management ability
  • Previous experience of working with colleagues from all levels of the business.
  • Experience of data management, management forecasting and interpreting trends
  • Proven delivery of projects to a schedule

Job Details:

Company: Morrisons

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Leeds, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A


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