Purchasing Analyst - 18 month contract
Baxter Personnel
Isle of Sheppey, England, United Kingdom
6d ago

Want to be part of something special?

£30,320 per annum

Fixed Term Contract - 1 year and 6 months

Isle of Sheppey

Aldi is one of the fastest growing supermarkets in the World and now has over 800 stores in the UK, with a view to increasing this to 1000 stores by 2022.

At the core of these stores is a busy, streamlined Distribution Centre ensuring the right goods hit the right stores in the most efficient way.

In 2015 Aldi unveiled plans to open a brand new, state of the art Distribution Centre to be based in Neats Court on the Isle of Sheppey, supporting stores across the South East of England.

This investment will create 400 jobs, and we are currently looking for a Purchasing Analyst to join the team.

You will form an integral part of the purchasing team, and you will be heavily involved in the forecasting and analysis of Aldi's Special Buy products.

Your duties will include :

  • Reviewing Regional stock holding of Special Buy products and provide recommendations to the Trading Director
  • Creating targeted allocations of new Special Buy products to stores
  • Forecasting future Special Buy volumes and current rates of sale to provide recommendations to Trading Director
  • Analysing historical data and seasonal trends to predict future stock forecasting requirements
  • Reviewing previous Special Buy sales data across the region
  • Occasionally taking on ordering responsibilities as required
  • To be considered for the role of Purchasing Analyst, you must have :

  • Strong knowledge and experience within Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of analysing and accurately recording high volumes of data.
  • The ability to present information in a clear manner to senior management as well as your team
  • Experience of working in a demanding, fast paced role with multiple, strict deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and make sound, strategic decisions autonomously
  • The hours for this role are 08 : 00

  • Friday,
  • Candidates may also be expected to work an occasional Saturday, this would be approximately 1 in 8 Saturdays and a day off in the week would be given for this.

    Training will mainly be undertaken on site at the Isle of Sheppey RDC, however you may be required to attend the Chelmsford site for additional training (all travel and accommodation expenses would be covered by Aldi)

    Please note, due to location of the Regional Distribution Centre, your own transport is essential

    This role is on a fixed term contract of 1 year and 6 months.

    This role involves a video interview

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