Jobs in Morrisons – Junior Merchandiser

Website Morrisons

Job Description:

We are looking for a Junior Merchandiser to join the General Merchandise team.The Junior Merchandiser will be responsible for assisting the Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser in planning, purchasing, intake and distribution of merchandise to maximise sales and margin for the department. The Junior Merchandising is responsible for given categories including merchandising strategy, intake, stock, sales and profit figures working alongside the buying team and with guidance from the Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Being a role model to all and motivate junior members of the team in order to potentialise their talent through effective management and help them to progress forward in their career
  • Identifying any opportunities and risk in the supply base, and propose suggestions to Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser
  • Effectively manage and delegate tasks in the Merchandiser/Senior Merchandisers absence
  • Proactively be involved in the department strategy, helping to plan and build a commercial product range that reflects the Nutmeg strategy, being able to utilise all information from analysis, historical data, market data and future trends
  • Ensuring a knowledge of the customer profile and trends and relate to relevant size analysis
  • Developing positive working relationships with all suppliers ensuring fully conversant with all orders passing through the system, working closely with the buying team to ensure an awareness of all orders being proposed
  • Conducting store visits to view stock and obtain direct feedback from customers and store colleagues, highlighting any issues and proposing any ideas to enhance sales at store and company level
  • Working cross functionally take the lead in ensuring the critical path is being accurately kept up to date & adhered to, dealing with any issues accordingly
  • Delivering a commercial and competitive range for given category whilst ensuring that the brand standards in both quality and value are maintained and sales and profit targets are met
  • Establishing key working relationships with buying team, stores team, technical team and suppliers and effectively communicating across the team and suppliers on any issues, proposes solutions and updates accordingly
  • Ensure that a competitive and commercial range is delivered to the customer with strong availability
  • Presenting to Merchandise/Senior merchandiser a clearly defined merchandising plan and strategy for the given category supported by clear and sound reasoning
  • Accurately and comprehensively prepare any reports for weekly, monthly and seasonal trading meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to champion pace, change and simplicity
  • Able to deliver increased sales and profit growth through business knowledge and retail experience
  • Analytical thinking – manage multiple data sources and make the appropriate decisions for sales, stock, markdown and profit
  • Awareness of how to manage OTB with guidance
  • Awareness and some experience of pre-season planning to deliver a commercial range with a profitable model Fashion/business qualification
  • Awareness and some experience of OTB and in season trade
  • Stockflow and stocks in line with targets
  • Experience with clothing retailer or supplier

Job Details:

Company: Morrisons

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Coalville, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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