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Avonmouth - Head Office
Buying
Competitive

About The Role

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, Nisbets have once again proven their ability to innovate and diversify in response to market challenges and continue to build a strong and stable business. Our ambitions remain strong as we continually seek out opportunities to expand our reach and grow our brand in existing and new markets, something we have done very successfully in the last year. We live and breathe our values and they are the cornerstone of our success. Simple – Supportive – Switched on. Everything we do is designed to cut out complexity and make life more straightforward, we are dependable and dedicated and share ideas to support and inspire our customers. So, does this sound like the kind of place you would like to work?

We are seeking a Supply Chain and Operations Planner who will be responsible for collating data required from each of the business functions to produce clear reports for all our global businesses located in UK, EU, Ireland and ANZ.  These reports will be clear and help lead Nisbets to make data informed decisions regarding product procurement, international direct shipments and warehouse capacities. This is a fast paced role where you will be challenged daily to respond to changes in market conditions, so you will really develop your problem solving skills and innovative approach. It's a great team who are passionate about what they do and their natural energy and enthusiasm is bound to rub off on you. This role will suit someone who currently works in distribution or retail and has a good understanding of stock control and movements on a large scale. 

What will I be doing? 
  • Extract data from all current data points to support the sales and operations planning process
  • Create reports to support data lead decision making 
  • Warehouse capacity modelling at global and regional level
  • Highlight any capacity issues both storage and throughput
  • Create data for final mile shipping that supports delivery promise across all channels and market segments
  • Work with other departments when necessary, to maintain good working practises within logistics, supply chain and countries to ensure data is an accurate reflection of what is happening in each region
  • Work with IT to develop a clear strategy for data capture and analysis automating manual extracts and data manipulation wherever possible
  • Work with the wider business to understand future sales and marketing strategy and adjust modelling accordingly
  • Proactively apply knowledge from your previous roles to continually improve reporting and analysis

About You

What do we need?
  • Able to prioritise and handle multiple tasks, delegating and problem solving as required
  • Strong Excel skills, adept at working with pivot tables and V Look Up's 
  • Adept at handling large sets of data and manipulating that data to produce reports
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) and organisational skills
  • Experience of BI tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Zoho and Yellowfin is desirable but not essential

What can I expect?

We recognise that people are our biggest asset and we aim to offer a supportive work environment in which all people can thrive. You will have a buddy to support you from day one and a line manager to help you set clear objectives and develop your skill set along with a comprehensive E Learning programme.  As a family owned business we have very much maintained that sense of family in all our teams, where we all pull together to achieve success. We look after you too, as an employee you will receive a really good range of benefits which includes:-

  • An attendance allowance which can means up to 4 additional days annual leave or a cash bonus
  • Huge discounts on our full range of products
  • Colleague profit share paid as an annual bonus

About Us

Here at Nisbets, we aim high and we dream big. From a one-man operation in 1983, to the UK’s market leader today – it’s always been our determination to hit whatever goal we set ourselves, no matter how big. And we’ve done it time and time again.

We’re looking for experts. Passionate, forward thinkers who obsess about our customers as much as we do. We need strivers, trailblazers and problem solvers who are as determined to grow, develop and succeed as we are.
 
We’re determined to take the next step. But we need your help to do it. It’s all about you.

If you’re looking for a forward-thinking business on which to leave your mark; where your work is valued; Where you’ll test your skills and then develop them further than you thought you could - Nisbets is for you.
 
You’ll be pushing the boundaries with us, day in day out. You’ll work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment. You’ll collaborate with a wide range of other experts around the business, bringing big ideas to life, and play a leading role in taking our journey to the next level.

We are a  business with heart. From the small indie diner to the Michelin-star restaurant, Nisbets deliver the equipment they need to excel.  If you join our team you’ll be working in a family-owned business that isn’t afraid to let you grow. That understands the value of innovation.
 
And that puts our impact on the environment, our commitment to ethical trading and our determination to being a fully transparent business at the forefront of all we do.

Ready to take the next step with us? Apply today.

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