Job Description

  • Location: St Albans
  • Salary: Competitive salary
  • Hours: Full Time

Primary Responsibilities

  • To deal with replenishment and transfer requests accurately and promptly to ensure the required levels of stock are available for transfer in good time.
  • If required to find alternative product if the original product becomes unavailable due to supplier shortages, discontinued stock etc and raise manual orders.
  • To have the ability to react to changes in demand and logistics.
  • Raise manual transfers from the distribution branch and/or interbranch if required.
  • To keep up to date with product knowledge and new products to the market.
  • Complete backorders and if needed find alternative products when required
  • To understand seasonal trends to forecast accurately whilst taking into account supplier lead times.
  • Limiting potential stock issues and phasing accurately to avoid over/ under stocks.
  • Organising supplier training with branch staff where possible/required to make sure the most suitable product is being sold to the customer and their needs.
  • Understand individual branches and company product criteria so that each branch is supplied with the appropriate products
  • Understanding the sales trends to manually fine-tune automated forecasts.
  • Working with suppliers to try and achieve higher/more levels of product without over committing on spend.
  • Understanding supplier discounts and how discount is applied against forecasted orders, daily business, carton quantities.
  • Maintaining good relationships with suppliers, branches, colleagues and other internal departments.
  • Ensure supplier queries are resolved efficiently and within the agreed time frame.
  • Be an effective communicator and pass on essential information to management.
  • Providing up to date information for customer services, branch management and deal with all queries and complaints in a professional manner.
  • Ensure returns are carried out within the required time frame and all the necessary paperwork is completed.
  • Confirm orders will arrive within our agreed supplier lead time and chase up any orders which have exceeded their delivery date and update the system accordingly.
  • Ensure compliance with all company standards and procedures.
  • To complete any other reasonable tasks as required by the management team.
  • Able to cope under pressure to meet the demand of the business.

How to apply

Contact

Name: Jenna Knight
Email: [email protected]