Supply Chain Specialist - Meat

Colne, Lancashire
Competitive salary & benefits on offer
19 Dec 2018
19 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We’re on the lookout for Supply Chain Specialists for our meat manufacturing site in Colne.

As a supply chain specialist at Morrisons you’ll be taking ownership for outstanding availability at store, depot and item level in our meat category whilst monitoring stock and waste targets to minimise cash impacts to the business.

You’ll be accountable for things like this;

  • Placing regular orders for stock in line with pre-agreed forecasts, making sure we achieve optimum availability for the customer

  • Gathering data on products to analyse trends and forecast sales for upcoming promotions, events or range refreshes

  • Reviewing supplier performance

  • Assess how best to maximise customer availability using the system to identify trends quickly

About You

You’ll need skills and experience like this;

  • Experience of stock/sales forecasting and replenishment in a FMCG business

  • Experience of data analysis and subsequent decision making

  • Knowledge of forecasting, data analysis and stock control

  • Retail, seasonality and promotional cycles experience

About The Company

About our Colne Manufacturing Site

Woodhead Brothers (Abattoir) was re-developed in 2013/4 covering 180,000 sq ft on 9 acres of land. They have 840 colleagues and run a 5 day operation. They supply Morrisons' stores and Farmer's Boy with raw materials to produce a full range of butchery products including materials for sausage, pies and cooked meats. It is one of the largest meat processing facilities in Europe.

Fast, agile and highly responsive. Our vertically integrated supply chain is probably the best in the industry.

Working seamlessly with logistics and manufacturing, we get our products from field to fork faster and fresher. It’s what makes us stand out from the rest. We ensure everything is in the right place at the right time, so our customers can always put their favourite products in their shopping baskets.

It’s big scale stuff. The pace is fast and it’s always an exciting place to be. Working with over 1,300 suppliers and a network of 38 warehouses, we manage over 28,000 product lines. Our leading-edge systems keep everything running smoothly from forecasting to replenishment.

But the secret to our success is teamwork. Fresh. Chilled. Ambient. Home & Leisure. Online. Reporting. Training. Our different teams work as one, driving sales, sharing ideas and meeting the needs of our customers. So get ready to enjoy a supply chain career with a difference.

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