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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.

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.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

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.

A Superdrug and Unilever Collaboration!

Working as part of Superdrug’s Supply Chain team, you will represent Unilever and play an essential role in ensuring there is always a Unilever product for the Superdrug customer

We are looking for someone with amazing collaboration skills, the ability to be the in-house expert on all things Unilever and communicate effectively with teams at both Superdrug and Unilever HQ. 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.

Key Accountabilities

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

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


 

Location

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

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