Merchandiser (maternity cover)

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Location
Rochdale
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
08 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Do you have exceptional forecasting skills with experience in textiles and are can manage critical paths? Do you have strong Excel skills along with the ability to analyse data? If this is you, and you’re looking for a 12 month contract (with a view of a permanent role) then read on ….

This award winning, local employer continues to experience year on year success and is looking to add a Merchandiser to their current team, initially for 12 months but the role may become permanent. If an excellent salary along with great benefits (including an early finish on a Friday) appeals to you then this local employer of choice can offer a great working environment and the opportunity of being part of their amazing journey. If this is you, get in touch.

What’s the Job?

You’ll play a pivotal role within the Merchandising team and duties will include:

  • Provide accurate forecasting of stock, amending forecast estimates as required
  • Manage stock levels and work within cash flow forecasts
  • Agree estimates with customers and attend regular launch meetings
  • Place orders with overseas suppliers
  • Manage suppliers ensuring deliveries arrive on time
  • Maintain regular contact with both suppliers and customers

What experience do you need?

You’ll already be an experienced forecaster / merchandiser, you’ll also need:

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Forecasting and stock management
  • Experience of critical paths
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Organised and able to work to changing deadlines

What are the pay and benefits?

An excellent salary is on offer for this role, hours of work are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday with a 3.00pm finish on Friday, benefits include 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, 50 % discount on products, free parking, Christmas bonus (dependant on performance); Subsidised Yoga classes and pension.

What to do next?

If this is your perfect job, get in touch.

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