Candidate Source Ltd
22 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Job Description A major British company whose focus is clothing is seeking a Merchandiser based in Barnstaple to join its expanding team. The Merchandiser will receive many benefits such as 28 days' holiday (including bank holidays) pro-rata, Long Service award, a pension contribution, generous employee discount, childcare vouchers (providing peace of mind while reducing the costs), Cycle to work scheme and social and team event / get togethers.

The company's aim is to have reasonably priced clothing within the expensive clothing market. The company is family owned and is still seen as true to its roots since it has expanded but never sold out. Founded in Cornwall, it has recently constructed a new headquarters building in North Devon. This serves as a factory shop as well as a distribution depot for merchandise being sent out across the country.

As the Merchandiser, your duties will include:

  • Working with the buying and design teams to ensure a clear product range is planned, considering historic data and current trading trends
  • Ensuring the buying and design teams have all the data and analysis they require to understand performance of the business, best and worst sellers
  • Managing capacity and production planning for the supply base in line with budget
  • Understanding store and profile performance to feed into future strategy planning for the business.

To be a successful Merchandiser you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Numerate - able to quickly and accurately review data and identify logical next steps.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Great communication skills (written & verbal) and the ability to influence, including Directors of the business.

In return, the Merchandiser will receive a salary of GBP25,000 - GBP30,000 per annum.

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