Are you an ambitious individual looking for your first step into Merchandising? If so this could be the perfect next step for you!
We are currently looking for a Merchandise Admin Assistant to join our Seasonal category, based in Milton Keynes.
By supporting the Merchandiser, Assistant Merchandiser & wider team you will play a vital role in ensuring we get the right products in the right place, when our customers want them!
As a Merchandise Admin Assistant your responsibilities will:
Use line forecasting system to ensure sales, stock holding, margin and availability is optimised by line
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
Work with the replenishment teams to plan initial allocations & launch builds & ensure that stock & availability targets are met and all required admin achieved
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 management of the Assistant Merchandiser
Build good working relationships with suppliers, store colleagues and retail support teams
We know it sounds a lot, but you won’t be on your own. You will sit amongst some of the business’s most experienced and driven Merchandise Admin Assistants within Sainsbury’s Argos, and there will always be someone to ask alongside your supportive team. They will encourage and motivate you to be the best, alongside additional training and networking to help you achieve your goals.
Sound interesting? Your experience may include a business or retail background – you may even be a recent graduate! We only ask that you are organised, fab with spreadsheets, ambitious with excellent communication skills and the personality to match.
We know that candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not apply and see how it goes?
Here at Sainsbury’s Argos we’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our business. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and fast paced work environment that means we can build a better future for our colleagues and our customers. Everyone is welcome at Sainsbury’s Argos. Want to find out more? Then visit our Diversity & Inclusion page on our Careers site – www.argos.careers/diversityandinclusion