Forcasting/Procurement Manager

Ultima Furniture
Competitive Salary
14 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A little about us We are at the cutting edge of Manufacturing, over the years we have invested heavily in people and machinery, gradually developing and growing our business. Our success is dependent on the expertise and passion of our teams. We are passionate about helping customers make their dream kitchen turn into a reality. We are looking for an experienced analytical Forecasting/Procurement Manager to join our team. About the role: You will: · Lead the development of a forecasting system that meets the needs of the business, dealing with anticipated heavily promoted offers, a broad range of sku’s, long lead time supplier deliveries, a mix of individual sku lead times and MOQ rules · Lead the weekly SOP meetings to balance supply to demand patterns that will deliver World Class Customer Service to our consumers · Meet with suppliers to agree what information needs to be shared in order to ensure seamless regular supply of materials to the UK · Develop appropriate KPI’s to drive the improvement in the performance of each supply stream · Lead the supplier development of all bought in components, initially focussing on all door/accessory supplies (whether manufactured or bought in) in order to achieve world class levels of quality, consumer service, stock turns. Agree goals with Operations Director · Further responsibilities may be added over time What you will need : Experience of kitchen supply market a definite advantage. Demonstrable experience of working for a sub £50M turnover kitchen supply business and of developing a forecasting system that has enabled the business to grow and deliver World Class levels of service Preference will be given to applicants who can also demonstrate Procurement and Supply Chain Development experience Excellent Microsoft Excel skills Strong analytical skills Approach: Build > Measure > Learn Self-motivated, self-driven and focused A passion for getting it right first time A ‘can do’ attitude Analytical Based between two sites in Sherburn in Elmet and South Kirby, Pontefract. Our amazing team is our biggest asset – they’re passionate about making our business a truly unique place to work. This job was originally posted as