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Team Leader – Merchandising – Homeware (TGN4496) – Excellent Salary DOE

Team Leader – Merchandising – Homeware (TGN4496) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Homeware

Job Ref: TGN4496

The Company:

An exciting opportunity for a Team LeaderMerchandiser to join an established, Textiles company with an excellent reputation who offer training and progression opportunities. The company offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

This person would take ownership of the team and add something to a team but ultimately result in leading a team.

The Role:

  • Work within forecasts and manage all stock levels accordingly.
  • Accurate forecasting of stock within the range based on business trend analysis and research.
  • Amending forecast estimates as and when required.
  • Monitoring previous trends.
  • Cover forward demand and calculations of stockholdings.
  • Agree estimates for new launches of products with the customer.
  • Attend regular launch meetings to ensure that all items are received in time.
  • Place orders with the mills overseas in a timely manner to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Orders to be placed by either sea or air freight depending on delivery time scales.
  • Management of the mills to ensure that all deliveries arrive at the specified time, being fully aware of any delays or stock shortages.
  • Maximise opportunities through the effective management of inventory.
  • Driving sales through improved availability, forecasting, reducing mark down and maximising profit.
  • Liaise with customer as and when required.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • MUST have experience in a similar role.
  • MUST have strong Microsoft Excel skills (Essential).
  • MUST have forecasting / planning ability (monitoring previous trends, cover forward demand and calculations of stockholdings and fabric requirements at the mills).
  • Be focused with a strong attention to detail and be organised.
  • Want to make a difference and be forward thinking.
  • Have a strong Analytical skill set.
  • Be a good communicator – both internally and with customers.
  • Previous experience leading a team.
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