Asda

Supply Chain Analyst - Leeds – Asda House

Recruiter
Asda
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1365617BR
Job Type
Full Time
Supply Chain Analyst – multiple opportunities availableBased at Asda House in Leeds(Permanent and Fixed Term roles available) Looking for an opportunity that’s fast paced, customer focused and commercial - with fantastic development opportunities? The Asda Supply Chain is at the ‘heart’ of our business, and is a key element in enabling us to compete successfully in a fast-paced UK retail market. We work collaboratively with Buying, Merchandising and Logistics to deliver excellent product availability for our customers, and cost savings to the business. Spanning Food, General Merchandise, Systems and Store Process, a career in Supply Chain at Asda is diverse, challenging and rewarding; driving innovation, delivering results and landing initiatives which will impact our Stores and our Customers. As part of Asda’s Supply Chain team, you may be responsible for:Utilize world-class tools and technology to help us achieve our objectives of market-leading forecast accuracy.Working with Commercial teams to ensure that stock and supply plans align with business sales and profit prioritiesUsing your analytical skills and supply chain knowledge to spot opportunities to reduce cost or pursue additional sales opportunitiesDelivering process and technology improvements in store to maximize true on-shelf product availability for our customersGrow and develop your specific product area by spotting trends, exploiting opportunities and pre-empting business risk.Work cross functionally & collaborate with multiple central teams prioritizing your workload whilst managing expectations and escalating replenishment issues when appropriateDay to day management of suppliers, inventory levels and critical timescales to deliver individual projects Manage range changes, seasonal and promotional strategiesAbout you: A university leaver or a professional with a few years of experience who is interested in specializing in supply chain. Working within a diverse team and dealing with change you’ll be motivated by a role which challenges you on a daily basis, tests your agility and satisfies your desire to achieve results. Relishing being part of a passionate, energetic team which thrives under pressure as you work together to provide creative solutions; all with the customer in mind. Ideal candidates would be able to demonstrate; - Curiosity, highly numerate & analyticalCommercially aware and be capable of collating and evaluating data to support fact based recommendationsPossess strong Microsoft Office Skills – particularly Excel / Experience of SQL / Alteryx and Tableau is an advantage.Have strong communication skills and be able to talk about complex, sometimes technical subjects, with a range of audiencesEnjoy working collaboratively and developing effective working relationships with internal and external relationshipsA keen eye for detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectivelyA team player with a natural ability to seek solutions and solve problems, you’ll have either gained experience in a supply chain, merchandising or stock replenishment environment or be taking your first career step after education (training will be provided)Your attitude to achieve and learn in a changing environment will be vital. Your benefits: You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which includes colleague discount off your shopping, share save scheme, free parking competitive pension and discount off selected gyms. We also like to share our success; after all you made it happen, so every eligible colleague is also part of the Asda bonus scheme. The development opportunities are endless and we’ll support you every step of the way

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