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Junior Merchandiser

West Yorkshire, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH11292

£25000 - £30000 per annum

Role Title

Junior Merchandiser

West Yorkshire

Up to £30k depending on skills & experience

Role Profile

Our client, one of The Sunday Times 'Top Track 250' UK's fastest growing companies, is looking to appoint a Junior Merchandiser to join their expanding head office team based West Yorkshire. Working one-to-one with the Head of Merchandising, you will be a numerical and confident individual with experience working at Assistant or Junior Merchandising level ideally within a retail business. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic Assistant Merchandiser who understands supply to join a hugely successful and recognisable high street retail business with plenty of opportunity to develop and progress. The ideal candidate will enjoy working within a dynamic and fun environment and be up for a laugh!


  • Maintain intake in line with budget and pallet restrictions
  • Maintain line cards, reforecasting sales, reviewing of order book to ensure closing stocks are in line with sales performance
  • Converse with our QC depts. on a regular basis
  • Liaise with our far east office on a daily basis
  • Take part in the product selection and review processes, ensuring you have excellent product knowledge
  • Involvement in range reviews
  • Supply buyers with shopping lists for FE trips based on current performance
  • Confidently discuss current trade, and highlight forward projections/plans
  • Review order book and reorders ad hoc
  • Work hand in hand with the warehouse and ensure that intake/stock builds are in line and not over capacity
  • Highlight potential markdown sku's and exit strategy
  • Highlight lines to allocate, and follow through on the system to maximise sales potentials
  • Insertion of POs on to system
  • Produce daily/weekly sales reports for analysis
  • Great understanding of importing stock, commodity codes, freight charges, VAT, BIM% etc. using costing model
  • Liaising with shipping team on best routes to UK
  • Hands on with admin of the dept. due to extremely small buying team
  • Liaise with stores/area managers on current situation in stores to gain an understanding on how we can improve

Personal Attributes

  • WSSI knowledge is beneficial but not essential
  • Exceptional excel skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Friendly but strong personality and willingness to get stuck in
  • SAP system knowledge beneficial but not essential
  • Organised
  • Team player
  • Experience working at Assistant Merchandise or Junior Merchandise level

Client information

Our client is a leading high street retail business

Up to £30k depending on skills & experience

About Cast UK

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