Merchandiser - Warrington

Recruiter
American Golf
Location
Warrington
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Merchandiser - Warrington Retail Support Centre

American golf is Europe's largest golf retailer with over 1 stores across the UK and Ireland. We recognise talent. For us it’s all about loving what you do, whilst a passion for golf will be well received, it is more about the service and expertise we deliver as a business.

The Role:

We are looking for a highly-motivated Merchandiser to join our Buying and Merchandising team based at our Retail Support Centre in Warrington. Working 37.5 hours per week across Monday to Friday.

About You:

As a Merchandiser you will be proactively responsible for planning and controlling the buy for a specific product catergory and managing catergory level performance in comparison to budget and previous year sales, working as part of the B&M team to maximise sales and profit. You will utilise a strong awareness of the competition and assist in the planning of budgets and presenting sales forecasts. You will have excellent communication skills and abilit to work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

As a Merchandiser your responsilibilies will include:


Forecasting product line sales and profitability using Excel and a data warehouse,
Planning promotions alongside buyer,
Controlling stock levels based on forecasts to optimum levels of stock and store/warehouse capacity,
Control markdowns within category,
Awareness of competition,
Sales forecasting - Identifying slow and fast moving product lines, appropriate stock levels and making recommendations for price changes,
Production of weekly and monthly reports,
Cross functional working/communication
Utilising in house systems to produce timely information
Management of core product and key line availability
Management of stock moves internally around the business
Assisting in the Management of Store profiling
To be involved in project work as and when required


Health & Safety:

As a Merchandiser you will ideally have:


Minimum 3 years merchandising experience
Strong Analytical Skills,
High attention to detail,
Commercial awareness,
Works well under pressure,
Excellent communication skills,
Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment, multi task and participate in team based planning process.
Desirable but not essential - an understanding of the golf industry


What will you receive:


22 days holiday excluding bank holidays
A day off to celebrate your Birthday!
Up to 33% staff discount
Company bonus applicable


This is a fantastic opportunity to join Europe's Largest golf retailer and support our on-going growth as a market leader. If you are interested in the position of Merchandiser then please click below to apply!

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