Merchandiser - Homeware

Posted 24/06/2024 by Page Personnel

Remote job
Oldham, Greater Manchester

In this role, you the Merchandiser will be working as part of the merchandising team to maximise commercial opportunities through accurate stock management.

This will involve planning and forecasting to control SKUs and maximise sell-through and achieve stock targets to contribute to maintaining high levels of customer experience.

Client Details

A great opportunity for an Merchandiser to join a market leading textile business in the Greater Manchester office. They design and produce textiles for the Bedroom, living room etc. They have a great reputation in the industry with a number of long service employees.


  • Stock management, working to multiple supplier lead time demands to ensure stock KPI targets are met to achieve 100% availability to demand
  • Analysing customer forecasts and sales information weekly / Monthly / year vs Year to assist effective planning.
  • Work effectively with internal stakeholders, ensuring cohesion between sales, merchandising, production and warehouse.
  • Actively monitor the sales forecasts and performances, reacting and communicating to the customer and channels team on issues for effective resolution.
  • Extensive use of Excel spreadsheets to provide accurate data including:
  • Maintaining both Customer and internal Sales performance vs forecast vs stock reports
  • Planning stock purchase demands and warehouse intake schedules.
  • Stock status reporting, communicating all over stocks and clearance lines to the sales teams to prompt targeted promotional activity.
  • Continuously monitor sales run rate performance in line with stock availability to maintain targeted weeks cover
  • Manage stocks and to ensure targeted stock availability is achieved whilst keep stock levels at optimum levels for the business to optimise the storage facility.
  • Forward planning of demand across seasonality ranges to effectively plan factory capacity demands and
  • Effective range planning alongside the sales team, maintaining accurate stock records on excel.
  • Maximising turnover on all ranges as well as promotional periods through keeping close to the customer demands and forecasting requirements.


A successful Merchandiser should have:

  • Strong analytic background in stock management and control.
  • Working at advanced level on Excel - so able to do VLOOKUP and Pivot tables
  • Experience of merchandise planning in a fast moving supply chain environment.
  • Ability to analyse the data and use the data to drive action
  • Pro-active & organised.
  • Flexible team player who doesn't mind 'mucking in' when needed.
  • Numerate with attention to detail & excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines to meet customer requirements.
  • Professional approach, with confidence to represent the company.

Job Offer

  • Benefits including free parking and the opportunity for hybrid working.
  • A positive and vibrant work culture that encourages innovation and creativity.
  • The chance to work in a bustling retail environment in Oldham with a strong team ethos.

We encourage all interested candidates who meet the above criteria to apply for this exciting Merchandiser role in the Retail / Wholesale industry.

Merchandiser - Homeware

Merchandiser - Homeware

Merchandiser - Homeware

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
JN -012024-6288895_1719227821
Job ID:
Less than 10

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