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Merchandising Admin Assistant - Graduate

Graduate at Mountain Warehouse

Merchandising Admin Assistant - Graduate

Graduate at Mountain Warehouse

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 03 Dec, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 06 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
Overview

Reporting into the Assistant Merchandiser you analyse and effectively ensure that stock level per sku are set correctly to meet sales demand, potential availability for stores and online, whilst minimising overstocks and maximising profits.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing business and Merchandising Team. The position is full time permanent.

What you'll be doing
  • Allocation and Replenishment
    • Executes accurate allocations according to buy plan ranging as defined by Branch Planning and B&M team
    • Adheres to territory trading recommendations in line with trade performance
    • Continually reviews allocation depths, by store, by product for territory and ecomm
    • Checks web reserve is sufficent and communicates/resolves short falls/excess concerns
    • Review daily pick volumes
    • Ensure sufficient stock in stores and online to potentialise sales of promotional activities
    • Ensure CON lines have at least 95% availability
    • Reviews daily/weekly line performance with Assistant Merchandiser, ensuring optimas are correct and potential issues identifed
    • Responsible for clearing of sku fragmentation and is aware of DC intake, pick and dispatch capacities
  • Intake
    • Reviews intake into the DC and highlights any issues to the wider team ie where stock is insufficent or excessive
  • Grading
    • Allocating to system grades as defined by Branch Planning
    • Analyse grading performance identifying opportunities and comunicates to Branch Planning
    • Allocate to what we’ve bought for – distribution to reflect agreed grading and ranging
  • System Skills
    • Allocation and replenishment (BB Super User)
    • Maintains A&R system parameters
  • Communication
    • Store visits
    • Regular management of MW Grades inbox, communicating to relevant team if necessary
    • Regular weekly meetings with category team to discuss current allocations, stock and future intake/distribution ranging
  • Team Support
    • Identifies and shares best practice with fellow allocation colleagues
    • Supports category performance in delivering xxx
    • Supports team with Monday analysis; runs departmental reports, ad hoc analysis and company reports such as P.E and promo tracker
    • Sets up weekly MD and price change sheets
We would love to meet someone with
  • Communication & Presentation/influencing skills
  • Numeracy
  • Organisation
  • Systems
  • Commerciality
  • Systems/planning tools –allocation systems , merchandising data system, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of store operations / retail experience/ web operations/ supply chain
  • Is professional at all times
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Holiday allowance
  • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
  • Pension scheme
About UsAt Mountain Warehouse we have been developing the very best outdoor gear for all the family since 1997.Unlike other outdoor retailers, we don’t carry lots of different brands. In fact, almost all the products we sell through our stores and website are exclusive to Mountain Warehouse – you won’t find them anywhere else.Why do we do this? Well, by designing our own top quality products and having them made to our exacting standards, we can cut out the middleman. So that means you get the exact same quality, but at significantly lower prices than you’ll find at other shops.We have well located and well stocked stores where you and your family can get straightforward advice from our knowledgeable, friendly staff. In most of our stores you can even bring your dog in too! Everything we do is focused on serving our growing group of customers who like what we have to offer: the best gear, the best service and the best prices.We would love it if you joined them.

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