Merchandiser Admin Assistant - Bedding

Sainsbury's
Full time Full day
Coventry
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Merchandise Admin Assistant to join our Bedding team!

The role of a Merchandise Admin Assistant is to provide comprehensive administrative support to the Merchandising team, ensuring that tasks are undertaken accurately and timely to drive overall performance in the business unit, meanwhile learning the skills required to continue a career in merchandising

As a Merchandise Admin Assistant you’ll:
  • 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 guidance of the Assistant Merchandiser
  • Be 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
  • Provide administrative support to the merchandising team as required
  • Update delivery schedules to reflect latest supplier delivery position and maintaining relevant systems
  • Raise contracts for new orders with guidance from Merchandiser/Assistant Merchandiser
  • Gain a commercial awareness of our product ranges, stores and competitors
  • Prepare all stock builds against the agreed parameters
  • Work with the replenishment teams to plan initial allocations, launch builds and ensure that stock and availability targets are met
  • Maintain accurate delivery and shipment records for all products using the appropriate systems
Our Merchandising Team would love to see:
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Customer focus
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Confidence in MS Excel and the ability to learn new systems
Why Sainsbury’s?

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.

As well as a great work-life balance, lots of on-the-job training and endless opportunities, click here for more detail on our benefits: https://sainsburys.jobs/working-for-us/benefits/

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