We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of 79,000 passionate people, call 1,302 stores home and operate in 10 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in.
This role is part of our Supply & Logistics Team. This function manages and operates the supply and logistics activities for all OpCos. The role of S&L is to create an integrated supply chain, from vendor to customer to improve levels of stock efficiency, reduce duplication and costs. In summary, specific impacts include:
The Supply Analyst will work as part of a Sourcing supply team and will support the Supply Manager by ensuring all unified ranges and promotions, and ongoing replenishment are delivered on time in full (OTIF) and compliant to our Operating Companies. They will collate and share sales and demand forecasts, drive continuous improvement, and identify opportunities to improve end to end efficiencies through analysis of data, and trends.
They will work closely with the other Kingfisher International Products Limited (KIPL) functions, Operating companies and Vendors, to support the development of the KIPL sourcing strategies, and commercial objectives.
To do so, you will identify and deliver opportunities within the end to end supply chain to improve process, costs and availability for their product categories. You will collate, review and share sales and demand forecasts with key vendors, also to challenge and refine them where appropriate.
In collaboration with vendors, sourcing offices, logistics, OpCo market and OSC category teams, you will ensure the ordering and delivery for range launches, promotions and ongoing replenishment to ensure the required availability of stock for customers is met. Your main responsibility will also be about ensuring that vendors understand and comply with all requirements of our KIPL and OpCo’s as defined within the Kingfisher Vendor manual. You will then make sure we deliver to agreed stock, availability and end-to-end supply chain set KPI for their product categories.
We are looking for someone with an intermediate level of experience in managing the end-to-end supply chain operations. Knowledge of supply systems and processes within a retail environment, and a commercial understanding of what drives the business success, is a mandatory.
You are a degree holder or above, preferably in Businss, Supply Chain or Logistics.
You have an analytical mind set, and a strong knowledge of merchandising, inventory planning & product set-up. You understand end-to-end supply chain costs and modelling, as well as key vendor/store/customer replenishment parameters.
You are fluent in Romanian and English. French would be an advantage.
Please note that driving licence is required as you would be traveling onto several places to meet suppliers.
To be successful on this role, you should have confidence in the skills outlined below and be able to apply these in routine and familiar situations with occasional guidance from others:
What's in it for me ?
This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, we can’t wait to hear from you.