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Chessington, Surrey Lidl GB


£49,500 up to £66,000 per annum 35 days' holiday (pro rata) 10% in-store discount Pension scheme

Everyone who works at Lidl brings something unique to the table - but we also have a whole lot in common. We're curious, collaborative, and ready to make a tangible impact on where we work.

Just like you.

We have some exciting new Consultant roles available forecasting F&V volumes nationally across store and RDCs working within the Head Office Fresh Produce department.

In this role you will be forecasting the F&V volume demand of Lidl GB shoppers and creating high quality Store and RDC forecasts. These forecasts will be used by the F&V Ordering Team to order from F&V Suppliers from across the world to each RDC and ultimately into each store. Insight and analysis tools will be provided by the Analytics team to support the creation of the forecasts. Forecast creation is only the start, end to end monitoring of KPIs will provide the impulse for change as shopper trends develop and enable you to continually adapt the forecast to satisfy the Lidl Shopper.

You will be collaborating closely with internal departments, particularly with Analytics, F&V Ordering and the wider Fresh Produce Team. You will also be partnering with HO / Regional Supply Chain and Logistics in the common purpose of next level F&V availability for Lidl Shoppers.

In return, we'll give you a competitive salary based on equal opportunity and pay structures, as well as a generous benefits package designed to support your well-being and life outside of Lidl.

We're proud to be a diverse, secure and fast-growing business, so we'll make sure you have access to the right training and real opportunities to build your career as well.

What you'll do

Create bespoke store and RDC forecasts for the F&V products with variable demand across the yearAnalyse and identify the range of F&V products that require bespoke forecasting over the yearManage the stockholding in depot and store to maximise availability and freshnessContinually monitor and review store availability and accuracy of forecastsLiaise with HO and Regional Supply Chain Team on the bespoke forecasts for RDCsLiaise with suppliers on the bespoke forecasts to ensure that they are planned and confirmedIdentify potential stock flow and operational challenges and take positive actionReport and present to stakeholders on the F&V availability and freshness KPIsDevelop departmental processes across the Forecasting team to achieve next level F&V availability for the Lidl Shopper

What you'll need

Self-motivated and proactive individual with a can-do attitude Degree-level education with proven Supply Chain experienceExtensive retail knowledge with the ability to overlay real world trends on forecasting insightStrategically minded considering the short to long term with an appetite for continual improvementFocussed, analytical and organised approach to your work, with a real eye for detail Excellent communication skills always ready to be a point of contact for the departmentStrong ability to multitask and prioritise conflicting deadlinesStrong ability to understand complex problems, analyse them in detail and problem solveExcellent written and verbal communication skills

What you'll receive

35 days holiday (pro rata)10% in-store discountSabbaticalEnhanced family leavePension schemePlus, more of the perks you deserve

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

If you're ready to get stuck in, want to get more out of your career and make a real difference, find your place at Lidl and apply now.

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