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Why Superdrug?

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.

This is a permanent contract

 As a Supply Chain expert, the ideal candidate will know exactly what it takes to deliver superb availability at the distribution centre, in store and online.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes  

  • Contribute to delivering fewer than 100 average gaps across the store estate
  • Deliver 95% Distribution Centre availability
  • Nurture collaboration with suppliers
  • Maintain availability within business stock budget target
  • Maintain weekly Distribution Centre replenishment parameters
  • Maintain a rolling collaborative demand forecast ensuring our Buying team and supplier contributes to the plan minimum of 12 week rolling forecast (may increase depending on supply lead times)
  • Ensure product stocking locations are correct and generate the optimal trunking level between both warehouses
  • Place and control purchase orders with suppliers ensuring stock levels are managed within business budgets, and delivering a smooth flow through the distribution network
  • Collaborate with Superdrug business units and departments to support the Commercial strategy
  • Liaise regularly with suppliers to ensure they meet agreed service standards
  • Provide management information on availability, stock levels and supplier service levels as required
  • Actively seek feedback on availability and stock to support continuous improvement
  • Work closely with Buying & Merchandising Teams to land strong promotional, seasonal and new line availability
  • Assist in driving down the level of SMS in the business


What you need to succeed

  • 2+ years experience of supply chain
  • Strong cross functional influencing skills, a confident communicator and collaborator with stakeholders in buying, merchandising and distribution and external businesses
  • End to End Supply chain expertise - this is a must! You must have owned forecasting, ordering from suppliers, getting stock to Distribution Centres and back out to stores 
  • Stock, sales and operational planning expertise
  • Demand forecasting understating and experience
  • We require confidence with IT as much of the job is spent utilising our ERP system, Retek, and other applications such as Excel.

Here’s what’s in it for you

  • 33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.
  • We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
  • 2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
  • 30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
  • Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
  • Company pension matching and bonus
  • Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
  • We are growing! We have opened new stores in 2019 and will continue to do so in 2020!

Hours: 37.5 a week | 9.00am - 5.30pm
Location: East Croydon

This is a permanent contract

Come and be part of something special.

 

Location

Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU

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