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  • Location:

    St. Albans, Hertfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £29500 - £32000 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Description

I have an excellent opportunity for an experienced merchandiser to join a fantastic company based in St Albans.

The main purpose of the role would be to accurately forecast and ensure correct levels of stock are available throughout the seasons. You would need to have a minimum of two years forecasting experience to be considered for this role.

The company are based in St Albans and are a well established business with great career prospects. The team there are all very friendly and it's a really lovely job.

The salary is £29,500 initially, then rising to £32,000 following a successful probation period.
Hours are 09:00 - 17:30 Monday to Friday, with a great benefits package

Main purpose of the role
" To accurately forecast and ensure correct levels of stock are available throughout the seasons.
Primary Responsibilities
" To deal with all back order and replenishment requests accurately and promptly to ensure the required levels of stock are available for transfer in good time.
" Understand seasonal trends to forecast accurately whilst taking into account supplier lead times and potential upcoming sales events.
" Limiting potential stock issues and phasing accurately to avoid over/ under stocks.
" To have the ability to react to changes in demand and logistics.
" Raising manual orders where required.
" Monitoring new schools sales closely and logically top up ordering to meet predicted demand.
" Understanding the sales trends to manually fine-tune automated forecasts.
" Maintaining good relationships with suppliers, branches, colleagues and other internal departments.
" Ensure supplier queries are resolved efficiently and within the agreed time frame.
" Maintain up to date knowledge of suppliers prices, promotions, and products and making sure the system is up to date.
" Be an effective communicator and pass on essential information to management.
" Providing up to date information for customer services, branch management and deal with all queries and complaints in a professional manner.
" Ensure returns are carried out within the required time frame and all the necessary paperwork is completed.
" Confirm orders will arrive within our agreed supplier lead time and chase up any orders which have exceeded their delivery date and update the system accordingly.
" Ensure compliance with all company standards and procedures.
" To complete any other reasonable tasks as required by the management team.
" Able to cope under pressure to meet the demand of the business.

If you are interested my client is interviewing immediately so please get in touch straight away. If I have not contacted you then I'm afraid you have not been successful, and if you have any queries about the role please contact


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