Assistant Merchandiser

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Lancashire | Ref: BBBH13082

£23000 - £26000 per annum


Role Title
Assistant Merchandiser
Skelmersdale
Up to £26k

Role Profile
Our client, a multi-channel retailer is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their expanding Merchandising team based in Skelmersdale. Reporting into the Merchandiser, you will support them in the day to day running of the product ranges covering all sales channels and assist the with keys tasks to deliver sales and margin targets, delivering target stock levels. Joining a down to earth and friendly team, this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Merchandise Assistant or Assistant Merchandiser to join a well-known, leading British retailer with plans to double turnover over the next few years.

Responsibilities

  • Running of weekly reports covering Sales, Stock, POs and Cover, reviewing data and providing insight into figures, form recommendations to discuss with the line manager and agreeing proposed actions to drive sales and margin
  • Product setup, PO date amendments, raising of POs and loading of barcodes
  • Carrying out ad hoc analysis as required by the line manager, reviewing data and proposing actions to drive profit
  • Assisting with WSSI maintenance and management, flagging any issues within the WSSI data that may require action
  • Managing all product setup, maintaining 100% accuracy throughout and performing website checks ensuring product ranges look as desired online
  • Assisting the line manager with Critical Path maintenance to deliver key tasks in a timely manner
  • Undertaking competitor analysis, highlight risks and opportunities especially at key times of pricing and forecasting
  • Maintaining line cards
  • Working with the Allocator to manage product availability in stores
  • Covering product availability with the warehouse teams to ensure products are available in pickable locations
  • Carrying out weekly reviews of stock by channel, ensuring stock is utilised in the most efficient channel, proposing and executing actions to drive sales and profitability



Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Retail merchandising experience is essential
  • Good understanding of merchandising best practices
  • Understanding of the WSSI, line cards and critical path
  • Enthusiastic, happy to help attitude
  • Analytical with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and adapt quickly to change
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Good Excel skills



Client information
Our client is a leading multi-channel retailer

Remuneration
Up to £26k

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