• Junior Supply Chain Co-ordinator

    Location UK-Sunderland
    Job ID
    2018-3159
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Supply Chain
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    Key Purpose of Job:

    The role will play a key part in supporting the 3 departments of Supply Planning, Supply Co-ordination and Master Data Maintenance during their relevant peak periods, enabling a rounded knowledge of the overall function of Supply Operations.  Specifically loading of data onto SAP at key stages within the business processes, creation of Purchase Orders and order-book impact analysis on latest production schedules.   Responsible for creating KPI reporting and supporting any continuous improvement against key metrics where applicable. 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Creation and circulation of calendars for the function
    • Co-ordination of Integrated Business planning (IBP) meetings and documentation
    • Creation and management of raw material database
    • Core stock availability process and reporting
    • Purchase Order impact analysis reporting & tracking
    • Freight spend tracking and co-ordination of corrective action planning
    • Purchase Requisition/Order creation
    • Waste Packaging process and reporting – creating a database, monitoring progress and reporting
    • Supply Planning analysis to support continuous improvement process,  
    • System reporting improvements (BW)

     

    Key stakeholders

    •  Demand Planning, Customer Operations, Asia Merchandising, Product Management, Product Development and Finance

     

     

                             What you need to have

    • Degree educated or equivalent with excellent IT skills (specifically excel) with the ability to work across multiple tasks whilst staying focussed on deadlines.  A good understanding of supply chain principles, and a passion for continuous improvement and high performance.

                        What we need to see in you

    • Assertive and confident with a proactive approach to work
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong numeracy and analytical skills with advanced excel skills
    • Excellent organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
    • Proactive and a creative thinker that can identify opportunities for change & improvements

     

     

    Measures of success

    • Delivery of the Supply Operations KPI’s / 1 year plan including process improvements, inventory management, stock availability, one time in full (OTIF) vendor deliveries, forecast accuracy and adherence to critical path timelines

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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