Merchandiser / Planner

NJR Recruitment
Manchester, UK
23 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Merchandiser / Planner

Far East Importer

Location: Trafford Park

£16,000 - £23,000

Our client is a leading importer and distributor of leisure accessories, who are now seeking a Merchandiser / Stock Planner to join their busy team. Although initially to cover maternity leave the role has a high possibility of going permanent.

Tasks, working along side and supporting the existing team include:

·Review stock levels and suggest required stock replenishment based on historical sales figures and future listings.

·Preparing orders and raising purchase orders with suppliers ensuring we fill containers.

·Working to ensure we have sufficient stock in our warehouse without being over stocked.

·Liaising with overseas suppliers to ensure goods are available to ship on time and as expected

·Helping negotiate prices, MOQs and lead times.

·Ring fencing stock for key accounts based on their forecasts and requirements, whilst ensuring minimal impact to the rest of the business.

·Coordinating importation of containers with shipping agents / freight forwarders.

·Communicate with internal teams such as marketing & QC.

·Helping book goods in on arrival.

·Obtaining quotes for potential new products from suppliers , new and existing

·Ability to identify potential new product opportunities could be developed over time.

The successful candidate will need to have previous experience of working with Sage 200 and reviewing stock requirements across a large number of products ideally in an import / distribution / wholesale environment is vital. You will have excellent understanding of Microsoft systems Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint as well as having solid communication skills and the ability to multi-task.

Our Client is looking for a self starter, proactive individual, who has the passion and drive to succeed in a fast paced, professional environment.

Apply online or for more information please contact one of our specialist consultants quoting REF: NJR9092

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