Merchandiser

Posted by Purchasing Professionals 25/08/2020 - Expiring soon!

Location:
L15, Mossley Hill, Liverpool
Salary/Rate:
£28,000 - £31,000/annum Excellent Benefit Package
Posted:
25/08/2020 - Expiring soon!
Agency:
Purchasing Professionals

My client, a successful B2C business based in Liverpool is recruiting an experienced Merchandiser to join their dynamic, forward thinking Buying & Merchandising team. Applicants must have a strong Merchandising background preferably within a consumer product or retail environment..  If this is your background, then please get in touch!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans in conjunction with buyer
  • Forecasting of sales, profit and margin, using WSSI documents
  • Optimising sales volume and profitability of appropriate product areas
  • Liaising with key suppliers and retail customers, building key relationships
  • Planning budgets and presenting sales forecasts and figures for new ranges
  • Controlling stock levels based on seasonal forecasts and budgets
  • Analysis of best and worst sellers – identifying the best/worst selling price points
  • Liaison with suppliers in order to manage the distribution of stock and any other issues that may arise
  • Identifying production and supply issues and dealing with them as and when they occur
  • Able to work with clients and various client portal such as EDI
  • Using critical paths and working with different depts such as QA, Graphics to ensure clients orders are as per request
  • Dealing with shipping lines and container planning for warehouse

Skills Required:

Successful candidates must have similar Merchandising experience, working in a retail / consumer product sector (essential) & Importing/exporting experience

Educated to A’ Level / Degree level

Must have experience of working with retailers

Able to think commercially and have the ability to work independently

Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel & power point)

Flexible and able to work across several product categories

Must have excellent communication skills

Company Benefits:

Salary up to £31k (Depending on experience)

Hours 8.30am-5pm Monday – Friday, can be flexible

Working from home 1 day per week (flexible)

Pension

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Car Park

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
August 2020
Contract Length:
Permanent
Job Reference:
Merchandiser
Job ID:
212273264

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