Sunday , February 5 2023

Argos Recruitment – Assistant Merchandiser

Website Argos

Job Description:

As Assistant Merchandiser, you’ll be responsible for supporting the team in the delivery of customer focussed product ranges to successfully achieve sales, profit, margin and stock targets through the Merchandising of a range or product category.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review weekly trading performance to identify any issues and opportunities, and prepare relevant analysis as required
  • Own and manage category/range & SKU level forecasts to ensure sales, stock holding, margin and availability is optimised.
  • Ensure that the booking process is executed seamlessly and manage any exceptions – all channels
  • Communicate promotional volumes
  • Ensure the stock arrives into the business in a timely fashion so that opportunities are maximised
  • Work with the A&R replenishment assistant to plan initial allocations & launch builds & ensure that stock & availability targets are met.
  • Ensure team activity is legal and compliant
  • Responsible for order management in line with agreed parameters.
  • Demonstrate high levels of process compliance and data integrity
  • Manage new lines into the business and vendor specific promotions
  • Ensure all promotional uplifts are calculated and added to the relevant forecasting systems and reports
  • Assist Merchandiser/ Senior Merchandiser to ensure on-time delivery through supporting the achievement of merchandising milestones within the critical path, ensuring any issues are resolved or raised where appropriate.
  • Oversee timely delivery of stock into the warehouse, to maximise availability in line with agreed KPI’s and timelines for all channels
  • Understanding and use of merchandising systems in the management of intake and the stock position
  • Liaise with supplier to ensure that required stock is available and manage any gaps in supply by exception

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in an Assistant Merchandiser or Merchandise Admin position or a graduate in a relevant field
  • Understanding of allocation & stock management
  • A self-starter with a desire to develop
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Take accountability to ensure that own and team targets are met.
  • Positive and proactive approach to building relationships with stakeholders
  • Confidence to learn new systems
  • Demonstrable experience of forecasting and updating a WSSI
  • Strong analytical & numerical skills
  • Strong excel knowledge
  • Excellent admin and organisational ability

Job Details:

Company: Argos

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Avebury, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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