Retail Allocator

Recruiter
Andy File Associates
Location
Sheffield
Salary
From £7.69 to £7.69 per hour
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Andy File Associates Ltd are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this temporary to permanent vacancy.A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to join the UK’s largest outdoor retailer as an Allocator based in their Sheffield support centre.Working within the Outdoor Living/Activities TeamsThe main objective of the role will be to raise replenishment orders for the stores to ensure fulfilment to stores within set timescales. The key responsibilities are:-• Raise purchase orders and communicate them to suppliers on a daily basis in line with our supplier ordering and delivery schedule• Make necessary changes to stores stock profiles in our system as and when requested to do so by the Merchandisers• Contact suppliers to ascertain current stock position and availability and highlight findings to the Merchandiser• Work closely with suppliers chasing any late deliveries to stores and update stores with current estimated date of arrival• Ensure discontinued lines are removed from replenishment and any out of stocks products are updated on the Key Stock reports• Monitor Distribution Centre inbound orders to ensure that deliveries are processed within timescales and report any findings to the Merchandisers• Support stores by dealing with any requests they have surrounding stock or deliveries from suppliers.• Carry out system housekeeping e.g. ensuring old purchase orders are deleted from the system, change delivery dates on purchase orders etc• Set up new products on the central ERP system as requested and make changes to product attributes such as selling price, cost price, colour changes etc• Produce and distribute reports to the Merchandising team daily/weekly• Perform other administrative ad-hoc duties as requested by the MerchandiserEssential Skills• Good analytical and numerical skills• The role requires you to work closely with the Merchandising and Buying teams as a whole, Marketing, Web team, Regional Managers, Stores, Distribution Centre and Central Operations so good communication skills are vital • You should be able to work well under pressure, work to deadlines and be able to multi-task• IT literate with advanced Excel skills are an advantage• This role would suit someone who is looking to gain an entry-level position with a view to pursuing a career in Merchandising and Supply Chain• Experience using central business systems would be beneficial but not essential, as full training will be providedHours: Full time 40 hours a weekPay : £7.69 ph or £15995.20 paBenefits • 25 days holiday + stats• Excellent staff discount • Training and development opportunities• Company Pension scheme• Relaxed working environment • Free, secure parking facilities provided