Monday, July 2, 2018

Shoprite South Africa Subsidiaries Vacancies, Store Replenishment Analyst

Store Replenishment Analyst (Eastern Cape) (180701-1)

Closing date: 2018/07/15

Job Type Classification    Permanent
Location - Town / City    Eastern Cape
Location - Province    Eastern Cape
Location - Country    South Africa
Reporting To    Snr Store Replenishment Analyst
Job Advert Details

Job Category    Retail   
Purpose    To assist the senior store replenishment analyst by analysing data and providing integrated and accurate feedback to enable the replenishment function to embed a customer centric culture.
Qualifications    Essential:
•Degree in Business Sciences (Operational Research/Stats (Fin&Log)/Quantative Management / MSC

•Post Graduate Degree in Business Sciences/Supply Chain
Experience    Desirable:
•1 year Retail/Operational Experience
Knowledge    Desirable:
•Knowledge of the functions that support supply chain
•4Ps model (Product; Price; Promotion; Place)
•FMCG / perishables stock handling principles (includes cold chain)
•Supply chain knowledge
•Occupational Health and Safety Act
•Food safety and Hygiene

Skills    Desirable:
In-store stock management
Branch reporting
Retail store operations
Optimal stock management
Applied 4Ps (product, price, promotions, place) dynamics
MS Office (Intermediate)

Job objectives    Relationship Management:
•Partner with demand planner, merchandising and planning team to review inventory for upcoming events such as promotions
•Manage vendor performance through appropriate analysis and communication
•Provide support to stores and distribution centres in all facets of inventory and purchase order discrepancies. Delivery issues and in stock issues
•Build and maintain effective relationships with buyers
•Build and maintain effective relationships with stores, vendors and all other cross functional teams
•Establish close working relationship with the demand planning team to ensure inventory levels both support financial objectives and meet stock goals
•Proactively visit branches on a regular basis to establish and maintain relationship with branch stakeholder People Management:

Stock Level Analysis:
•Maintain proper set up and continued maintenance of item and vendor parameters in the in store ordering system
•Determine and maintain in stock benchmark
•Review items categories on a weekly basis to determine where items experienced demand outside normal ranges as defined in the company setup and making the necessary adjustments
•Review customer metrics/in stock levels, inventory levels, forecast accuracy and fill rate to maintain alignment with established plans
•Maintain and manipulate JDA ASR input Plan, implement and monitor regional manager’s operational requirements at branch level
•Consistently achieve or exceed stock objectives and targets
•Manage, monitor and facilitate efficient replenishing functions for ensuring consistent profit maximisation
•Measure stock position
•Monitor purged orders
•Analyse backorders and obtain updates and status reports
•Provide updates on key inventory metrics versus goals
•Maintain stock holding days and stock ordering within required parameters
•Maintain 100% consistency and adherence to stock price changes
•Take corrective action to address sub-standard performance and update status report
operational effectiveness
•Analyse data pertaining to customer metrics/in stock levels, forecast accuracy and fill rate to enable effective feedback to senior store replenishment analyst

Stock Reporting:
•Provide timely and accurate reporting i.e.:
-Stock levels
-In stock percentages
-Days of stock
-Stock turns
-Sales trend (pre and post) annually
-Stock holding number of days reports
-Stock trend analysis quarterly
•Develop and maintain template Identify improvement opportunities and possible challenges, making recommendations for corrective action to proactively address these
•Prepare weekly reports related to key performance indicators and distribute to relevant stakeholders

Meeting Customer Expectations:
•Maximise internal and external customer relationships by establishing and maintaining open relationships and communication practices
•Proactively engage with buyers to ensure effective stock levels
•Provide support to internal and external customers and stakeholders within the replenishment value chain
•Ensure that customer centricity is maintained

Stock Availability Assurance:
•Initiate process and system enhancements to streamline replenishment functions
•Develop comprehensive inventory strategies within categories
•Proactively engage with the demand planning team to ensure inventory levels both support financial objectives and meet in stock goals
•Pro-actively plan, monitor and maintain consistent stock range availability and movement according to demand and making alternative arrangements for stock shortages, e.g. inter-branch transfers (IBTs)
Compliance Assurance:
•Consistently adhere to audit and required legislative standards and statutory requirements

Competencies    Essential:
Supporting and Co-operating:
•Working with People
•Adhering to Principles and Values

Interacting and Presenting:
•Persuading and Influencing

Analysing and Interpreting:
•Writing and Reporting

Organising & Executing:
•Planning and Organising
•Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations

Adapting & Coping:
•Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

Enterprising & Performing:
Achieving personal work goals and objectives
Applicant Feedback Policy    Shoprite endeavours to provide feedback to all candidates whenever possible. However, if you do not hear from one of our Recruiters within 30 days, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

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