Inventory Analyst

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  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • London/Bristol/Agile
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • About the Role

    The successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating inventory levels and adjusting safety stock, stocking parameters and inventory formulas to ensure the optimum level of replenishment into our network. This role will integrate sales and operations planning, whilst also being responsible for parameter setting for all item locations to ensure excellent availability of our range ensuring we drive forward improved volume of on time in full orders by ensuring unfulfilled customer orders are kept to a minimum.

    You will set ideal parameters by analysing data and sales patterns & working closely with depot stock controllers to refine and develop the stocking policy in line with demand, replenishment cycles, depot capacity & pick face locations to ensure correct level of replenishment into depots.

    This role will include but not be limited to supporting depots with ordering suggestion, order placements, working on streamlining business processes to drive forward positive change, managing and reporting on key metrics such as stock levels, working capital, OTIF, availability, forecast accuracy and ownership of running and distributing of daily and adhoc reports/analysis.

    The ideal candidate will be highly analytical and have a knowledge of forecasting, MRP or Supply Chain and able to work to a high degree of accuracy. You will be a clear communicator and work closely with Stock Controllers, Account Managers and Demand planning.

    Key Accountabilities 

    • Ownership of Maintaining availability
    • Support all Supply Chain related projects within the Supply Chain team, C&C network and wider group.
    • Investigating and Testing upgrades/updates within planning tool, Optimiza
    • General support of Optimiza on all Supply Chain functions
    • Drive forward improvements in department processes
    • Using policy to drive down Working Capital, improve availability and reduce UFD.
    • Working with depot stock controllers to refine and improve policy in line with; demand, replenishment cycles, supplier restrictions, Goods in efficiencies, pick face availability

    About you 

    • Demonstrable experience of working in a supply chain role, preferably in FMCG or a related industry
    • Strong understanding of Supply Chain planning processes and challenges
    • Previous Forecasting/demand planning/Analytical experience is preferred, though leadership qualities and an understanding of how to motivate and support is most important
    • Strong numerical skills and the ability to work calmly under pressure
    • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal – and good at building solid working relationships
    • Dependable and passionate about delivering excellent service for all stakeholders
    • Advanced Excel knowledge and great attention to detail

    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

  • Full job description :
  • Inventory_Analyst_JD_003_.docx
  • Closing Date :
  • Friday 16th February 2024

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