AF Blakemore - Trade Partners
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is one of the largest and most forward thinking family-owned businesses in the UK. The company began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now employs more than 8,200 people with a turnover of £1.3 billion. 

Food and drink have always been the lifeblood of A.F. Blakemore and the business now entails retail, trade-partners, wholesale, distribution, foodservice, and shop fitting operations amongst its divisions. 

A.F. Blakemore is the largest division of SPAR UK, owning 298 SPAR stores and serving 950 in total across England and Wales. The company is also the largest member of the Landmark Wholesale (Cash & Carry) group and a significant supplier to the independent grocery sector across the UK. 

A.F. Blakemore has always been committed to developing a loyal and dedicated workforce that is focused upon excellent customer service and behaving with honesty and integrity. The company has always strived to build partnerships with suppliers and trade partners while never underestimating the role that it plays within the communities it serves. 

Underpinning everything that A.F. Blakemore does is the company`s values statement, the Blakemore Way. This highlights what A.F. Blakemore stands for and the way that the company has always done and will continue to do business. 

Position: Merchandiser 
Location: Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week, Various to meet needs of business, weekdays but occasionally weekend 
Salary: circa £16,800 per annum 
Benefits: Company Sick Pay Scheme, Additional Holidays, Private Health Insurance, Company Pension Scheme, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Life Cover, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering Opportunities, Company Vehicle commensurate with job role. 

Closing date: August 4, 2017 

About the role: 

The implementation of individual merchandising projects, in accordance with plans and merchandising schedules. This role requires somebody based in Cambridgeshire to look after stores in East Anglia (i.e. Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex). 


- Implementation of individual merchandising projects, in accordance with store planograms 
- Installation of store imagery as required 
- Recording of all merchandising activities carried out 
- Will be required to stay away from home overnight dependent on job location 

About you: 

- A good level of numeracy and literacy 
- Working knowledge of Microsoft programs 
- A full driving licence for at least 1 year 
- Previous experience in a similar / food retail role 
- Experience in working with planograms is advantageous 
- A flexible approach to working hours. 

You may have experience of the following: Merchandiser, Merchandising, Planner, Stock Analyst, Assistant Merchandiser, Retail Analyst, Health and Safety, Planning, Retail, Junior Merchandiser, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications