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Buying & Merchandising
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Are you an ambitious individual looking for your first step into Merchandising? If so this could be the perfect next step for you!
We have a number of opportunities in our Merchandising teams across multiple categories including Electricals, Technology, Toys and Furniture.
By supporting the Merchandiser, Assistant Merchandiser & wider team you will play a vital role in ensuring we get the right products in the right place, when our customers want them!
As a Merchandise Admin Assistant your responsibilities will be:
Use line forecasting system to ensure sales, stock holding, margin and availability is optimised by line
Responsible for maintaining accurate records of commitment in order to provide stock intake and output forecasts
Prepare accurate analysis as required by Merchandiser/Assistant Merchandiser in line with agreed timescales, ensure all reports are downloaded and cascaded as appropriate
Work with the replenishment teams to plan initial allocations & launch builds & ensure that stock & availability targets are met and all required admin achieved
Assist replenishment team with store trade queries
Liaise with suppliers and the imports and warehousing teams to ensure smooth flow of stock from the supplier to depot, under the management of the Assistant Merchandiser
Build good working relationships with suppliers, store colleagues and retail support teams
We know it sounds a lot, but you won’t be on your own. You will sit amongst some of the business’s most experienced and driven Merchandise Admin Assistants within Sainsbury’s Argos, and there will always be someone to ask alongside your supportive team. They will encourage and motivate you to be the best, alongside additional training and networking to help you achieve your goals.
Sound interesting? Your experience may include a business or retail background – you may even be a recent graduate! We only ask that you are organised, fab with spreadsheets, ambitious with excellent communication skills and the personality to match.