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You don’t need to be a heating engineer. Just hot on detail.
What you'll do
In this pivotal role you will own the management of our inbound container deliveries from order, right through to final destination. You'll work closely with the wider supply chain team, providing vital information in an up-to-date, accurate and transparent way to maximise the success. 
You'll be comfortable creating and managing a suite of reports to identify potential challenges and coming up with creative strategies and actions to avoid or minimise disruptions. Ideally you'll have experience in a Retail & Sales or Distribution environment.

Day to Day

Leading. Your primary role is to improve the availability of our imports, and ensure that the delivery dates and times are adhered to. The devil is in the detail here and your eye for numbers will give you the advantage. We will be introducing a forecasting system next year so experience in this area will also be a benefit.

Support. Getting involved with other areas of the commercial team and the business to ensure a smooth stock in-take and ensure the optimal space utilisation is in the Distribution Centre network as well as promotional forecasting. Ensure the most efficient way to manage the discontinued stock back through the DC network by supporting an on-going Return To Vendor process.

Improving. Always looking to identify opportunities to enhance and develop our internal processes, to make sure we are always looking for efficiency and quality within the service we believe in.

Relationships. Ensuring that relationships are maintained both internally & externally to help liaise with the suppliers when it comes to any inventory issues.

This is a remotely based role with the requirement to travel to Bridgwater a couple of times a month.
What you'll bring
Analytical. You have experience working with inventory management (particularly overseas) and be able to identify potential delays. You'll also be comfortable with creating reports such as Performance Vs Plan.

Planning and Organising. You'll excel in planning and coordinating the deliveries & be able to take collaborate with the supply chain planning team to ensure all goods are moved in the appropriate manor

Communication. You communicate clearly, confidently and articulately, making sure you show conviction to any audience. Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Hard work and passion. You’re a lover of data with strong analytical skills and your experience of sales forecasting and stock ordering allows you to get behind the business. You are at home with Excel and can use it’s broader capabilities to analyse data.

Yourself. Bring your whole self to work and let your true personality shine through
What you'll get

You’ll find every opportunity to be yourself and to bring your personality and potential to work. Wherever you join us, you’ll also find some of the most secure opportunities in retail and so many more opportunities to take your career in retail wherever you want – up the ladder or across the business. And because we want to do our best for you, you’ll be supported all the way with training, development and benefits that are some of the best in retail.

Toolstation. The story so far.

We’re one of Britain’s fastest growing multi-channel retailers of tools, accessories and building supplies. Backed by Travis Perkins plc, our freedom to operate as a nimble, entrepreneurial business means we’re now well established and have even bigger plans. The trade, home improvers and self-builders all trust us to deliver a lot more than tools. So, our colleagues in our Head Office and Contact Centre in Bridgwater, at our Distribution Centres in Bridgwater, Middleton, Redditch and Daventry, and in our network of over 450 branches throughout the UK, work together to get the job done. And with plans to open another 60 branches this year, we always have opportunities for great retail professionals who want to grow with us.

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