Within Ocado Group sits Platform Implementation, whose mission is ‘to orchestrate the implementation of Ocado’s platforms globally’. This department focuses on the full programme management life cycle of the implementation of our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) - from pre-deal, through to the design, construction, installation, testing and ‘go-live’ phases (with all the process and portfolio management in between). This department is instrumental in ensuring we deliver these CFCs on time, to budget, and to the specific requirements of each client.

The Engineering Supply Chain department is responsible for orchestrating technical design, sourcing and product engineering for global OSP implementation, with the Engineering Supply Chain Spares Coordinator supporting international procurement and delivery of spare parts across global sites.

This role works to achieve business objectives whilst building relationships with suppliers to ensure on time delivery, as well as supporting the Spares Manager and Spares Controller in undertaking the maintenance and administration of key data to enable accurate demand forecasting and world-class delivery performance to Ocado’s global install base.

What will you be doing?

  • Raising purchase orders, follow ups, checking deliveries against invoices and associated administrative processes 
  • Ensuring the efficient and smooth running of all administrative processes
  • Ensuring local and international delivery schedules remain on plan and meet customer requirements 
  • Monitoring supply and demand, rescheduling deliveries where appropriate 
  • Dealing directly with 3PL and 2PL providers 
  • Building on relationships with suppliers to ensure optimum response and meet agreed service levels 
  • Proactively engaging with suppliers and realisation managers to ensure shipment dates and quantities are met and match the site requirements and demand plans

About you:

  • Previous knowledge of warehouse systems and procedures 
  • Knowledge of MRP (preferable)
  • Use and experience of a computerised stock control system 
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written 
  • High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and ERP software 
  • Understanding of forecasting, stock control and Just in Time practices 
  • Highly numerate and proficient in Excel with demonstrated analytical skills
  • Proficient in administrative and clerical duties 
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced environment

Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.  

For more reasons to apply, please visit: Working at Ocado Group, Diversity & Inclusion at Ocado Group, Core Pillars

 About Ocado Group...

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re a FTSE 100 business developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry means also transforming the way we do business. As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the brightest talents to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

We are only a 20 minute commute from London King’s Cross and provide a free shuttle bus from Hatfield Station to the office!

 Benefits…

Ocado employee experience is very important to us. As well as keeping a smile on your face with weekly massages, a games room, coffee shop, weekly food samples and an amazing food hall to satisfy your daily breakfast and lunch taste buds.. all Ocado employees are offered a benefits package of - 25 days holiday + the option to buy an additional 3 via salary sacrifice, 15% discount on your weekly Ocado shop, pension, share options, discounts on gym memberships and much much more….

 We are thrilled to welcome applicants from across the world. Please note that unfortunately we are unable to cover the cost of your visa at this time. We do cover the relevant company costs for visa sponsorship. For all employment offers made for UK roles, it is expected that you will be based in the UK in commutable distance, ready for your first day of work, so please keep this in mind. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

Our values: we’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better…

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