Merchandiser

Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH27556

Up to £35000 per annum


Role Title
Merchandiser
North West
Up to £35k

Role Profile

Our client, a market leading retailer based in the North West, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their growing head office team. Playing a key part within the merchandising supply chain team, you will be responsible for the accurate forecasting / maximising availability of a specific product range across the store portfolio. You will be an excellent communicator, liaising with internal contacts including the buying team, DC / warehouse, store managers and external suppliers. This position will ideally suit a quick thinking and experienced Merchandiser / Demand Planner, ideally with experience working with FMCG, who thrives on working in an incredibly fast-paced environment. Your experience in strategic planning and forecasting will allow you to hit the ground running and drive category sales growth, contributing to the continuous expansion of this already successful retailer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading retailer and be part of a dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Monitor / forecast the size of range for each grade of store
  • Suggest what lines to in / exclude in lower graded stores
  • Work with Buying to understand product ranges
  • Agree and set minimum and maximum trigger levels
  • Ensure new lines are going to all 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 planning role either at Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level
  • FMCG experience would be advantageous
  • Strong forecasting / analytical skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and organisational skills - able to prioritise workload
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work
  • Commercial awareness


Remuneration
Up to £35k


Client information
Our client is a market leading retailer based in the North West

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