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Supply Chain Planner Full Time

at Bestway London in London (Published at 24-06-2022)

We are looking for a Supply Chain Planner to join our Demand planning team based in Crewe, to ensure the availability of specific categories within budgeted stock levels.

Please note our Head Office will be relocating to Fenton, Stoke-On-Trent, ST4 2LT in September 2022, support will be offered in this transition and discussed at interview stage

Our Retail business is headquartered from Crewe and is the UK?s largest off licence operator with a growing convenience offer under our fascias of Bargain Booze, Wine Rack, Select Convenience and Central Convenience ? all with over 600 stores nationwide!

Your main responsibilities

  • Check demand that is generated from stores to ensure it can be fulfilled whilst controlling stock to prevent over-stocking

  • Monitor promotions and take actions to rectify changes in demand

  • Keep business risk lines (discontinuations/slow movers) to a minimum and take actions to keep stock levels to a minimum

  • Monitor the launch of new products into the business to ensure they are on time and stock levels are appropriate for go live

  • Accountable for cost effective purchasing measures such as lead time, order parameters, volume and delivery method

  • Plan and communicate seasonal trends in volume to ensure great availability.

  • Work closely with the Distribution Centre to ensure any day-to-day supplier issues are dealt with

  • Develop genuine and sustainable partnerships with the relevant suppliers

  • Lead initiatives that will benefit our business in terms of improving lead-times on new and repeat ordering

  • Influence production programmes with key suppliers on key products to ensure smooth stock flow in line with planned intake phasing

  • Attend monthly/quarterly meetings with strategic suppliers

About You

  • Previous experience within a retail environment or commercially aware would be preferred

  • Previous experience of working in a Demand Planning function

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Confident, driven and enthusiasm to learn and develop your skillset

  • Highly self-motivated with excellent communication and people skills

  • Strong organisational skills

  • The ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Decision making ability and a sense of responsibility

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Confident using Microsoft Programmes, Excel skills are essential

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

What next?

If you are looking to launch, or grow, an exciting career in a company that values progression and development! Choose ?Apply now? to fill out our short application and submit your CV!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21,000.00-£24,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

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