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Demand and Supply Planning Specialist (Supply Chain), IKEA Pasay City

Pasay, National Capital Region Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is "to create a better everyday life for the many people". We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them.

We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region, such as the Philippines.

We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

Visit www.ikea.ph to find out more about us at IKEA Philippines.


Job description

About the job

Reporting to the Sales and Supply Support Manager, this SPECIALIST role (Official Job Title is Sales & Supply Support Specialist) will contribute to a great meeting with customers in the store by ensuring a consistently high availability of our product offers, with the highest quality, and at lowest possible cost.

Your assignment

  • You secure the highest possible products availability in the store, in partnership with the Commercial Team, and in consideration of country-specific positioning campaigns, the commercial calendar and local store activities;

  • You work actively with the Sales Team in product range management by  quality and timely administration of the product range in the system;

  • You contribute to successful product replenishments by working actively with forecasting and ordering, in alignment with the commercial calendar;

  • You work actively and proactively with the Commercial Team on the product range change process by providing information regarding sales space parameters, expected sales start, quantity and remaining outgoing quantities;

  • You support the Goods Flow Manager with stock discrepancies analysis, as part of the inventory management process;

  • You produce necessary follow-ups for the Commercial and Management teams regarding operational processes in the store, including phasing in and out, overstock and concrete activities, and non-central shortages.


Qualification

  • You are highly interested in home furnishing, people’s life at home, and the IKEA product range;

  • You are passionate about logistics and working in a fast-paced and constantly changing retail environment;

  • You have at least 3 years of relevant experience in a fast-paced retail or logistics environment, with focus on supply chain, demand planning / forecasting;

  • You possess high analytical and numerical skills, are skilled in supporting an efficient and cost-effective commercial performance, and able to make objective decisions based on monitoring and reviewing of the in-store Logistics system and other available information;

  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build trust and establish and maintain effective work relationships with cross-departmental colleagues.


More Information

This role requires flexibility in work hours, depending on store operational requirements.

Temporary work location will be at the 17th Floor, No. 8 Rockwell Building, Hidalgo Drive, Makati City, Philippines.

Please apply by 15 January 2020.