Tuesday , January 31 2023

Argos Jobs – Allocator – General Merchandise

Website Argos

Job Description:

This is a pivotal role to ensure that we have the right stock in the right place at the right time. you’ll help us to make sure that we’ve got the goods every time and support the Merchandising and Central A&R team to plan and execute inventory at sku/store level for the relevant category/channel to successfully achieve sales, profit, margin and stock targets. You’ll be working collaboratively with the merchandising team to maximise inventory for events and new store openings as well as providing great customer service to our stores.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure new store stock build plans are achieved in agreed timeframes
  • Ensure on time delivery of new range launches, plinths ends and all event activity
  • Manipulate category A&R parameters to manage the flow of clearance/DD stock to minimise markdown costs while maximising sales
  • Forecast future sales demand at store level for a set of categories to capture seasonal events, promotional activity and markdown to maximise availability in store
  • Have ownership of stock at sku/store level across all selling channels (Sainsbury’s and Argos)
  • Deliver store/sku forecast accuracy improvements that can influence stock buys and markdown activities, delivering significant YOY improvement
  • Execute the delivery of options into all channels with Merchandising
  • Execute and measure Range launch with Merchandising

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrable drive & commitment and willingness to learn and adapt
  • Good levels of planning, organisational skills and the ability to multi task
  • Good knowledge/experience of Supply Chain and Stock Management principles/processes
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word, AIP or similar replenishment systems
  • Good communications skills at all levels
  • Experience in Supply Chain / Store Stock Management / Logistics / Operations

Job Details:

Company: Argos

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Coventry, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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