Replenishment Supply Specialist

Job Description



WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO HAVE

IKEA business model and ways of working
Knowledge of IKEA processes and range allocation and administration leading to an excellent customer fulfilment
Excellent understanding of processes on the area of expertise
Understanding of the customer needs, demands and expectations on the market
Market/industry intelligence: understanding of KPIs used for success measures for own function
Good knowledge of customer order, range and replenishment administration systems
Good understanding and actively use all IKEA manuals
Good understanding of the business plan process

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for seamlessly enabling daily operations and an efficient distribution network on the market by securing an end to end planning and fulfilment process through monitoring replenishment parameters of new products (NEWS), running and discontinued articles, acting upon deviations and supporting the fulfilment units with coaching and education on relevant topics.
Responsible for forecast alignment by highlighting discrepancies between central and selling unit forecasts and secure that corrective actions are taken.
Contribute to the work of the Flow and Capacity Planning Team in analysing the potential for changing optimal replenishment solutions for high volume articles, including the execution of a smooth switch
Responsible that fulfilment 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 Fulfilment on the market, in close cooperation and co-creation with the Group Order and Forecast Team to secure continuous improvement.
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.
Contribute to the country and store commercial team with planning and execution of global and country activities by providing availability information
Responsible for promoting and stimulating entrepreneurial orientation and contribution to development and innovation for the own organisation and total IKEA in close cooperation with the Group Functions.
Responsible for considering the parameters connected to the Customer Fulfilment sustainability agenda on the market while defining optimal replenishment scenarios across all touchpoints.

ABOUT THIS WORK AREA

In our team we take pride in seeing everyone around us grow and develop, and we encourage people to experiment, test, try - and sometimes fail. As long as they learn along the way! We know that everything is changing more rapidly today and that we sometimes need to lead in the unknown. So we throw ourselves out there to explore new possibilities and ways of doing things to make both our people and our business prosper.

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About

IKEA is a Swedish-founded, Dutch-headquartered multinational conglomerate that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, among other goods and home services. Started in Sweden in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA has been the world's largest furniture retailer since 2008.The brand used by the group is an acronym that consists of the founder's initials, and those of Elmtaryd, the family farm where he was born, and the nearby village Agunnaryd (his hometown in Småland, southern Sweden).

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