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Job: Junior Merchandiser (Workwear)

Active since 28-11-2018 Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply...
Location Midsomer Norton Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 37 Salary £Competitive
Junior Merchandiser Workwear

Job Overview

To support the Merchandise Managers to analyse and understand the market situation, needs and product performance and producing  merchandising plan.

Primary Accountabilities

Analyse
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data to support the Merchandising Manager’s analysis
  • Competition: understand the needs of the target consumers and competitive environment by desk research and occasional field visits
  • Sales: continuous follow up of the sales forecasts and performance of each channel and category to provide data to respective Product Merchandise Manager
  • Product: in depth analyse of the product life cycle and SKU efficiency
  • Ensure accurate and regular data reporting

Plan

  • Able to map and generate analyses of the market situation per category and areas thanks to the collected data’s for all Product Merchandise Managers
  • Support the seasonal SKU selection and allocation thanks to data analysis and market specific requirements
  • Follow up on the line list build up, by style, colour and maintain the data accuracy
  • Support the process of seasonal sales-men sample order from selection up to market allocation
  • Brief
  • Maintain a close collaboration with the Design and Development team to confirm accuracy of the projects as well as provide further info when needed
  • Ensure that the Brand Marketing team has the requested content
  • Ensure understanding and follow up of the implementation of the key seasonal projects translation into showrooms

Execute

  • Ensure a constant evaluation of launched items by seeking market feedback and product performance check within directive set by Product Merchandising Managers
  • Establish a close collaboration within the sales structure to get feedback and insights
  • Follow up on the line list exactness in terms of product information, segmentation information, product drop.
  • Maintain and update the products/collection sales sheets – needed for the line meetings and GTM follow up
  • Support Product Line meetings as well as Product Launches and specific Sales meeting (Key accounts, Customer Service trainings)
  • Maintain the showroom to ensure all samples displayed are correct and updated when necessary
Essential Requirements
  • Previous experience in a product environment
  • Product development experience would be an advantage
  • Relevant system skills
  • Passion
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • English speaker
  • Detail oriented
  • Good communicator
  • Team oriented
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • 09.00-17.00, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week,
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous Staff Discount on Quality Clothing
  • On-Site Free Parking
  • Friendly Company Culture and Relaxed Working Environment
About the Company

Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company is part of VF Corporation, a Plc and global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with authentic brands such as:

North Face
Timberland
Vans
Wrangler
Lee
Eastpak
Dickies

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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:- 07/12/2018

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply chain
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region South West
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Contact information

Name Donna Holley

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