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Merchandiser /Stock Operations Manager


Posted on Oct 16, 2021 by CV-Library

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Growing Ecommerce/FMCG business seeks Merchandiser/ Stock Operations Manager/ Supply Chain Planner
Established Buckinghamshire based ,multi-brand business needs to implement tighter stock control systems as the business grows and is now recruiting for this key role.
My Client is an established ecommerce retailer which they combine with a well-established retail presence. As well as a strong UK base , they are expanding rapidly into Europe , so a knowledge of these markets would be an added bonus.

The role is to provide efficient management of the stock levels with responsibility for determining the purchase orders to be placed based on the forecast demands generated by the direct sales and marketing campaigns. In conjunction with our international purchasing department, you will ensure that we have accurate information from all of the supplying factories and facilitate communication across the business about stock availability and implications for consumer lead-times.

Main responsibilities

1.Manage the value of stock holding to ensure that the cost of storage is within budgeted levels
2.Facilitate the weekly stock meeting; engaging all areas of the business to ensure clarity about availability and current stock position
3.Obtain and maintain stock information in relation to ready dates and arrival date of goods into our managed warehouses
4.Responsible for determining and publishing stock availably for a range of partners and where required calculating appropriate adjustments to offered lead times
5.Manage stock allocation through adjustments to ring fenced level via 3PL warehouse management tools
6.Work with our 3PL providers with responsibility for communicating future stock holding
7.Liaise with 3PL providers, finance and external auditors to ensure year-end stock checks are undertaken to the required standard
8.Manage and control the aged stock profile.

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position. The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business.

Knowledge, skills and experience

Several years' experience of controlling and managing stock within a commercial environment
Experience of implementing and improving stock control processes and procedures
Strong numeracy and analytical skills, with high attention to detail
Full understanding of MS Office; with an excellent knowledge of Excel
Proven ability to build and maintain working relationships with both customers and suppliers
Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
A desire to develop personally and grow with the needs of the business.


Taking responsibility and achieving results - owns all personal and team actions; works hard to achieve individual responsibilities and motivates others to achieve department KPIs and goals
Customer focused - puts external and internal customers first; making sure to anticipate customer needs and proactively solve problems
Team leadership - sets clear expectations for their team, and supports individuals to deliver and achieve through proactive performance management, development, feedback and recognition
Adaptable and forward thinking - Anticipates possible issues and develops contingency plans. Suggests new ways of doing things to improve efficiency and accuracy
Positive and professional work ethic - displays a positive 'can do' attitude; open and honest with others. Recognises the impact of one's behaviour and changes approach accordingly.

If this exciting role is for you please apply by clicking on the link below , or call Ian Gerstein on (phone number removed) for more information.

Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Reference: 214925339

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