Assistant Merchandiser

Randstad Business Support
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience working within a head office retail function? Do you have experience within merchandising? Are you looking for a full-time, permanent role in Swindon, working within a team, liaising with numerous points of contacts internally, externally and internationally based?

I am recruiting for an Assistant Merchandiser to join a business located in Swindon on a permanent basis, working Monday to Friday, paying £22,000. You will work alongside the merchandiser with a variety of tasks, dealing with many departments within the business and external suppliers based in the UK and internationally, whilst retaining the highest customer experience.

*Excellent staff discounts
*Reward scheme
*Free onsite parking
*25 days holiday + bank holidays
*Life assurance

Key responsibilities:
*Review re forecasting to look at future demands that are performing well or need to be reworked
*Maximise profits through stock management plans and analysing forecasts
*Ensure stock levels are available to meet demand
*Daily reporting to ensure all forecasting is correct - dealing with any queries in a timely manner, communicating issues to relevant colleagues
*Check catalogue for any discrepancies to resolve promptly
*Work closely with the buying team to keep them informed of any changes to products and suppliers - ensuring supply chain runs as smoothly as possible
*Working to deadlines
*Review weekly trading performance and feedback
*Place orders for new and existing lines - ensuring prompt dispatch within specified time frame
*Cover merchandisers in absence

Attributes required to succeed in this role:
*Excellent interpersonal skills
*Strong MO skills
*Strong communication skills at all levels
*Flexible approach with strong team skills
*Excellent organisational skills - able to prioritise and deliver highest quality to deadlines

If you feel you fit the above credentials and are interested in this role, please apply and get in touch ASAP. The company are looking for someone to start ASAP and are interviewing next week.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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