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Supply Chain Analyst

Job Title: Supply Chain Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95632
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: June 03, 2014 12:12

Job Description

My client is a growing supplier of innovative and exciting ambient food product to major UK retailers. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Chain Analyst to join their head office team. This is the perfect opportunity for an existing Supply Analyst looking for a new challenge, or a candidate of graduate calibre able to demonstrate sound businesses awareness and strong numeracy and analytical skills. Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: * Managing PO fulfilment and stock availability within agreed KPIs, whilst maximising cost saving opportunities. * Determining quantities for purchase orders through data and stock analysis. * Developing the PO process to improve efficiency (from initial PO placement through all parts of supply chain process and through to delivery). * Identifying potential supplier issues and constantly seeking to improve supplier relationships and processes from placement of purchase orders through to delivery. * Clearing stock for delivery; ensuring that the correct/necessary stock is called in as priorities against other orders. * Constantly monitoring stock-holding vs. on order and forecast. Preparing monthly stock and inventory management reports and highlighting potential issues and areas for improvement. * Providing support and assistance to the supply chain manager. Skills and experience required: * Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field; Finance, Accounting, Maths, Business Studies, Supply Chain Management etc. * Ideally experience working in similar role within FMCG/supply chain planning. * Strong numeracy and analytical skills - be able to draw conclusions and suggestions from complex data. * Computer literacy - excellent knowledge of Microsoft office programmes including Excel. Working knowledge or experience using supply chain software such as SAGE, SAP would also be beneficial. * · Communication and problem-solving. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who truly values its staff and customers. Training will be provided and there are excellent opportunities for future development and progression available for the right candidate. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.