Replenishment Supply Specialist

Ikea - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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YOU ARE
  • You care about customer experience, always eager to go above and beyond
  • You are enthusiastic about your work and enjoy working with others in a team
  • You are good at building relationships within the organization and influencing others through your communication skills
  • You can prioritize, are disciplined, show initiative and have a flexible attitude
  • You can leverage your analytical process orientation when problem solving and proposing solutions
  • You are detail oriented and highly organized, able to complete work according to procedures and quality standards
  • You are computer savvy and generally comfortable with technology (and can easily learn new software and systems)
  • You have about 2 years of work experience in a similar position within a Supply Chain and/or Logistics scope
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment
  • You are tactical and operational, able to see things from a customer/market perspective
  • You have post-secondary education in Logistics, Economics, Business Administration or similar (this is an asset but not necessary)
YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY
  • Responsible for seamlessly enabling daily operations and an efficient distribution network in the market by securing an end to end
planning and fulfillment process through monitoring replenishment parameters of new products, running and discontinued articles,
acting upon deviations and supporting the fulfillment units with coaching and education
  • Responsible for securing optimal replenishment of fulfillment units through securing timely and efficient replenishment and creating
optimized replenishment solutions to secure agreed goals on availability and keep lead time promise at lowest cost and to exceed
customer expectations
  • Responsible for forecast alignment by highlighting discrepancies between central and selling unit forecasts and secure that corrective
actions are taken
  • Responsible that fulfillment units build-up the needed stock prior to peak sales periods, supply constraint periods and sales activities
and assessing further supply chain imbalances in order to ensure full availability to customers
  • Responsible for developing local improvements in working methods, systems and tools and for implementing global routines, systems
solutions and ways of working with all partners in the Supply Chain, Retail and Customer Fulfillment on the market, in close
cooperation and co-creation with the Group Order and Forecast Team to secure continuous improvement
  • Contribute to the country and store commercial team with planning and execution of global and country activities by providing
availability information
  • Contribute with both knowledge and expertise to optimal operational and multichannel development and tendering activities as well as
to all matrices, global initiatives, and competence networks
Team vision ( title) TOGETHER AS A TEAM
’re the team behind the scenes that ensures IKEA products are available to the many people in stores and customer distribution centres. As a diverse mix of co-workers, we use our supply process expertise to balance range and space capacity with forecasting and ordering to provide customers with high availability while minimizing costs. We’re passionate about working together to improve the customer experience at IKEA!

SO YOU KNOW:
, this position is officially referred to as: Replenishment Supply Specialist