Job Title:  Demand and Supply Executive

Job Number:  22687

Country: United Kingdom

Location: London Richmond 

Function: Operations 

Level: Experienced Professional 

Grade: G34 

Job Type: Permanent 

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT UK Ltd (GB51) 


Primary accountability for ensuring finished goods stocks are available to meet daily / monthly order requirements

• Ensure all inventory items are available to meet daily despatches to fulfil customer orders
• Daily monitoring of sales, stocks and inbounds to ensure they are in line with the sales forecast and establish variances with SPI & SNO
• Ensure inbound plans are prioritised when stocks are below safety levels and off-loading requirements are communicated to key stakeholders
• Ensure stock holdings are in line with BATUK&I stockholding policies
• Ensure that stock holding breaches are detected early on, resolved with relevant stake holders and / or appropriate escalation triggered
• Manage & communicate SKU transition plans with and to key stakeholders
• Reporting of low stock issues, impact and remedial actions to wider business community
• Support monthly KPI review (FFR, inventory health, DFA) by providing relevant input

Primary accountability for stock management for secondary manufacturing SKU’s

• Ensure that forecasts are aligned for rework SKU’s
• Ensure placement of monthly FG orders in line with duty status stocks available
• Ensure 3 month forecast plans are communicated to key stakeholders
• Ensure all materials are available to meet forecast/production plans

Primary accountability for ensuring stocks despatched meet the required product quality standard

• Ensure Inventory held in the BAT warehouses is in line with BATUK&I Stock age policy
• Manage all quality complaints through to final resolution
• Manage Sample Processes & initial Quality checks for all NPI’s

Primary accountability for ensuring monthly delivery of goods are in line with Finance monthly cashflow forecast

Involvement in projects such as TPD2019, stock builds, NPIs

Perform the role of SAP User for Demand and Supply

Support the Demand and Supply Manager by developing creative solutions whilst maintaining a methodical approach to work; provide accurate & timely information in relation to audits by external bodies

Day to day administrative duties include

• PO creation and updating
• Daily reporting
• Meeting attendance (CPM, NPI, CFT etc.)


British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

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