Merchandise Assistant

Commercial Merchandising
Head Office Bingley
Posted 4 weeks ago

Merchandise Assistant

Damart can be found in the UK, France and Belgium, distributing products to over 10million customers worldwide. Damart are constantly adjusting collections to inspire fun, vitality, innovation and care, through products and our customer relationships.

If you’d like to work for one of Europe’s biggest senior lifestyle brands, look no further than Damart. We help our customers get more out of life. If you have the skills , you can to. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, but so are our colleagues. We strive to make our workplace both inclusive and collaborative. Come and join the Team – see what difference you can make.

Role Overview:

Working as part of the product team, you will assist in delivering departmental KPI’s with a focus on stock KPI’s.

Key Responsibilities:

 Reviewing stock requirements and make recommendations to what is required to ensure future service in maximised

 Ensuring stocks are optimised by managing over stocks and well as under stocks

 Place and chase all initial and repeat orders as agreed with merchandiser, confirming orders with suppliers

 Identify problem styles to your merchandiser so they can take action to clear stocks where overstocked or a plan to ensure service risk is kept to a minimum for low stock styles

 Manage to follow file by chasing and prioritising purchase orders and completing weekly reporting to ensure to follows are released to customers as quickly as possible

 Carry out weekly reviews to monitor demand and ensure all information is accurate whilst making recommendations to the merchandiser regarding potential buys/cancelled orders/deferred orders/substitutes/setting of refunds etc

 Ensure all orders are delivered on time and take action where required

 Identify airfreight where needed taking a commercial view of requirements to maximise service

 Develop a good relationship with the warehouse, working together to ensure business priorities are communicated and carried out

Skills and Experience:

 Have excellent excel skills

 Highly numerate

 Demonstrate an excellent experience to date in stock management or purchasing

 Highly organised and have excellent attention to detail

 Down to earth and a team player

 Pro active with the ability to question, challenge and initiate change whilst still being aligned with the business goals

 Preferably educated to degree level

As well as a rewarding career with learning and development opportunities, Damart
colleagues also receive:

 Generous holiday entitlement
 Auto Enrolment Pension scheme
 Onsite free parking for colleagues at both sites
 Onsite subsidised canteen on both sites
 50% colleague discount on all catalogue and shop products
 Reward and Recognition scheme
 Discount Directory—a range of discounts at various local businesses

Job Features

HoursFull Time: 37.5 hours per week
Shift PatternMonday - Friday: 8:30 - 17:00

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