Merchandiser - Electronics / IT retailer - Manchester Hybrid

Manchester Permanent £30,000 - £35,000
  • Exciting Growing Company - NOT FAST FASHION
  • Hybrid working, choice of offices

About Our Client

UK's largest online retailer for consumer electronics & IT goods.

Job Description

  • Working alongside the Buyer, plan and implement the Top-line Budgets for sales/profit/stock management in line with wider company strategy
  • Work with the Buyers to accurately forecast item-level demand;
  • Ensure orders are in place with suppliers to meet the forecasted demand, managing the PO signoff process with the Head of Buying and Finance teams;
  • Present and review forecasted sales, profit, stockholding and inbound stock data to allow our Commercial and Operations teams to plan activity and resources;
  • Communicate with our supply base to ensure quoted lead times are being met, and best practices are being followed in the shipment of our goods;
  • Analyse the productivity of our stock, and provide pricing and clearance activity recommendations to the Buying team to ensure any ageing stock is removed quickly;
  • Work with the Buying and Web Trading teams on future product range strategy, providing insights from the performance of the existing portfolio to identify growth opportunities;
  • Regularly review the performance of non-stocked items, and identify opportunities to save cost and improve service levels by bringing products into stock;
  • Recommend and implement improvements to existing and future forecasting models.

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous experience of Merchandising or Supply Chain Planning roles within a Retail environment;
  • Appreciation and understanding of range and trade planning
  • Outstanding analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Customer focus;
  • Drive and passion for delivering continuous improvement;
  • Proven ability to work with and influence other teams and functions;
  • Highly organised and structured with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What's on Offer

  • Hybrid working 2/3 days from office
  • Option to work from Yorkshire office
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Birthday off after a year
  • Holiday purchase scheme so you can get that work life balance
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Agile working
Contact
Mary Thomas
Quote job ref
JN-012022-4572208
Phone number
+441618286204

Job summary

Sector
Retail
Subsector
Merchandise & Supply Chain
Industry
Retail
Location
Manchester
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Mary Thomas
Consultant phone
+441618286204
Job reference
JN-012022-4572208