Monday , October 2 2023

Sainsbury Jobs – Category Supply Lead

Website Sainsbury's

Job Description:

Join us as a Category Supply Lead, working for the Category Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of operational metrics across all channels relating to the end to end supply of products. You will coach and support colleagues within the category supply team, including the delivery of continuous improvement projects and cost reduction programmes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate category forecasting down to store-level, excluding local events
  • Work with the Product Supply Team to ensure supply of stock into and through the network to efficiently fulfil category demand via stock settings
  • Responsible for managing category supplier performance and driving continuous improvement in supplier service
  • Responsible for the ordering of stock from suppliers to meet sales of up to £2.5bn whilst ensuring that we achieve availability targets and budget controls
  • Coach, support and advise the Category Supply Team of up to 15 colleagues to: ensure the delivery of the category KPIs and store service levels, to ensure the correct use of systems and procedures, to share best practice and encourage continuous improvement
  • Support the team to manage the product flow through the end to end Supply Chain, maximising on-shelf availability in stores

Job Requirements:

  • Great communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate ownership across own category and Supply Chain division
  • Supply Chain experience within food retail or major FMCG company
  • Ability to interpret and work with complex data and analytics using experience and nutrition in decision making
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in analysing & interpreting large ,complex datasets
  • Influencing skills up to Departmental Director level
  • People management and coaching skills

Job Details:

Company: Sainsbury’s

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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