Função: Supply Chain

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: West Sussex - Littlehampton (Watersmead)

País: United Kingdom

The Body Shop International has an opportunity for a Supply Chain Co-ordinator based in our Littlehampton, West Sussex HQ and working for our International Gift Operations team. 

This role offers a varied and exciting experience within a fast paced supply chain team.  This is a great opportunity to be recognised being part of the team that delivers the biggest holiday in the Retail Calendar…... Christmas!! 

About Us:


As part of the L’Oreal Group, The Body Shop is a major international beauty retail business.  To bring our stores to life we have a team of exceptional individuals working tirelessly behind the scenes.  When you join us, you're joining an exciting, dynamic commercially driven company with a unique legacy.



A Day in the Life:

  • You will raise orders and manage inventory purchasing in line with the budget and Gift Program Forecast requirements
  • Working with forecast analysts to build long term forecast requirements for all key products and understand market event activity to ensure focus on critical deliveries to support launch/event dates and highlight any potential out of stock issues
  • You will manage the purchasing process with suppliers, raising orders, communicating supply issues; helping manage capacity constraints and liaise directly with suppliers and the International Sourcing team to drive excellent delivery performance. 
  • Managing ongoing relationship with suppliers ensuring they have a clear understanding of performance criteria and improving on time in full deliveries.
  • Taking responsibility for product tracking into The Body Shop’s Distribution Centres and onward dispatch to the globally based gift contractors and ensure supply chain delivers on time in full to subcontractors and DCs.
  • Working closely with International Zone Support to ensure stock is available for all NPD allocations



Do you fit the bill?


  • Do you have demonstrable experience within an inventory planning, demand planning or a related systems role, ideally in a retail environment?
  • Are you able to show your understanding of how to improve delivery performance in your suppliers?
  • Do you have strong skills within Excel and stock management systems? We use SAP so it would be ideal if you are familiar with this MRP.
  • Is your current knowledge of purchasing and supply management practices, tools and techniques up to date?
  • Do you have an understanding of NPD process and delivery tracking?
  • Are you an effective communicator and able to be proactive in building relationships?
  • Are you a results focussed individual motivated by deadlines in a fast paced environment?



 If this is you – apply now!  There’s a career waiting for you at The Body Shop.


What we can offer:


  • A thrilling career in the L’Oréal Group across different brands, channels and markets
  • A passion-driven environment where you will share challenges, achievements and innovations with your peers and manager
  • A tailor-made integration plan to set you for success and an on-going focus on your performance and development
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

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