Wednesday , March 22 2023

WHSmith Vacancies 2022 – Lead Distributor

Website WHSmith

Job Description:

An opportunity has arisen for a Lead Distributor to join our Travel Head Office in Holborn, London. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this is a key role within the Supply Chain function of WHSmith Travel. The purpose of the role is to build relationship with the Distribution Centres, Suppliers and other Head Office teams in order to manage stock availability to target whilst keeping the stock inventory within set levels.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effective communication to appropriate stakeholders of key stock information
  • Set up and manage Distribution Centre replenishment parameters to manage availability
  • Ensure promotional stock is available in stores to enable successful launches of all promotions
  • Ensure purchase orders are raised using set order and delivery patterns

Job Requirements:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Advanced level Excel Ability to pick up new internal systems and databases quickly
  • Previous experience within a Supply Chain or Merchandising position within a busy Retail/ FMCG Head Office
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to identify trends and consider the impact on stock, warehouses and stores Good understanding of replenishment and allocation methods
  • Self motivation
  • Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills

Job Details:

Company: WHSmith

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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