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Merchandiser / Supply Chain Analyst

Job Title: Merchandiser / Supply Chain Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91900
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.66025.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 20, 2013 15:23

Job Description

A well known retail brand based in Hampshire, are looking for an online Category Merchandiser for a website trading mainly hardlines. Reporting to the Head of Trading, you will be responsible for pricing products, forecasting sales and allocating stock accordingly. Additional responsibilities will include: * Control of stock levels - ensuring that stock is ordered on time and is available when required * Forecasting sales, profit, and managing sales budgets. * Understanding and analysing which products within the product ranges sell quickly and maximise those sales * Management of the product range To apply for the position of Merchandiser, you must have at least 2 years experience as a Merchandiser/Supply Chain Analyst for a similar retailer. Key requirements for this role include: * Strong numerical and analytical skills with the ability to use data to forecast sales accurately * Experience of planning and controlling stock in accordance with demand to maximise sales * The ability to implement a trading strategy to drive sales * Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team * Previous experience of product range building In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of up to £28k + Bonus + Benefits, as well as the opportunity to progress within a well established and respected company. If you are interested in this position and have relevant experience, please apply today with a CV in Word format. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.