Merchandiser

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH16777

£30000.00 - £35000 per annum


Role Title
Merchandiser - Grocery
Liverpool
£30-35k depending on experience

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retail business is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their already successful head office, based in Liverpool. Playing a key part within the FMCG merchandising team, you will be a driven and quick Junior Merchandiser/ Supply Planner ideally with experience in FMCG/ grocery liaising with UK suppliers. You will be a reactive, forward thinker who thrives on success and has the ability to forge strong working relationships whilst working in a fast-paced retail business. The ideal candidate will be looking for the next step up and have experience in strategic planning and forecasting to enable successful sales growth. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to be part of a lively and dynamic team within one of the UK's fastest growing retailers with hundreds of stores across the UK and further plans for growth.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Monitor/forecast the size of range for each grade of store
  • Suggest what lines to in/exclude in lower graded stores - on a monthly basis
  • Work with Buying to understand product ranges
  • Agree and Set Minimum and Maximum trigger levels
  • Ensure new lines are going to all stores
  • Trigger ranges in new stores
  • Conduct store visits to understand space/sales/option dynamics
  • Liaise with store managers to understand trading opportunities


Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • You must have experience in a similar merchandising/ supply planner role
  • Excellent Excel/ IT skills
  • Good numerical/ analytical ability
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who displays self-confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness


Remuneration
£30-35k depending on level of experience
Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business.

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