Stock Controller / Analyst / Merchandiser

Reporting to a Merchandiser, as our stock controller you will be working in a merchandising team, focusing on stock control and movement across a number of product categories. You will be commercially astute, analytical and proactive at identifying areas of improvement and efficiency. This is an opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping our business after an acquisition.

BASIC: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum

BENEFITS: Contributory Pension, 22 days Holiday

OFFICE BASED: High Wycombe

YOU COULD CURRENT LIVE: High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Oxford, Luton, Reading, Watford or West London.

THE STOCK CONTROLLER / ANALYST / MERCHANDISER ROLE WILL APPEAL TO YOU IF YOU:

* Enjoy analysing data and have the commercial nous to make continuous improvement suggestions
* Enjoy working cross functionally within a corporate business
* Have a professional, analytical approach to work

JOB SPECIFICATION: - Stock Controller/Analyst/Merchandiser

Manage the intake of stock into the distribution centre by liaising with supplies; the distribution of stock to retail stores in line with requirements.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

* Stock/commitment management
* Analyse sales and stock performance at store level
* Supply chain analysis
* Supplier management
* Forecasting

This position is a supply chain focused position which involves liaising with suppliers, retail stores and the national distribution centre in the Midlands. You will be using an internal system (JDA) to manage this process, whilst using this data it to spot trends, anomalies and opportunities to improve. You will a main point of contact for stores for their delivery and stock queries.

REQUIREMENTS: - Stock Controller/Analyst/Merchandiser

To be considered for the Stock controller role:

* You will presently be working in a supply chain focused position
* You will have advanced excel skills
* You will have experience working with stock data in the retail industry
* You will have demonstrable experience of identifying and implementing improvement plans in stock control

IN RETURN, WE WILL: Provide you with support and guidance to allow you to progress your career and improve your industry knowledge, whilst earning an excellent salary package.

COMPANY:

Whilst our brand was only recently established we are a part of a business with other well-known UK retailers under its umbrella. Having acquired one of the UK’s and Europe’s largest FMCG consumer retailers we have a presence in over 90 UK locations and employee 1700 talented individuals. If you haven’t been in one of our stores you will have most certainly used our products.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Matthew Hogg quoting Stock Controller reference MGH1802-24 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683318 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.