Assistant Merchandiser

Supply Chain - Rochdale, North West

Ref: 856Monday 20 May 2024

Paying £25k + Benefits

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Paying £25k + Benefits - Based in North Manchester, our client is a highly successful textiles business that are seeking an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join their merchandising team. This is a full-time job opportunity with a flexible start/finish time Mon-Thurs and 3pm finish every Friday.


As Assistant Merchandiser you will be working alongside an experienced merchandising team to maximise commercial opportunities by driving sales through improved availability and forecasting, reducing mark down and maximising profit.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Consulting with both suppliers and customers
  • Building sales reports for the Merchandisers to forecast stock requirements
  • Checking orders and updating orders
  • Reviewing shipments
  • Checking invoices
  • Checking critical path and making any necessary amendments
  • Generating purchase orders
  • Obtaining air fright quotations
  • Monitoring sales from new product launches
  • Overseeing the Stock Controller


The ideal Assistant Merchandiser will already be working in a similar role and environment.
You must have:

  • Good attention to detail, and a methodical and organised approach to work
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and be able to prioritise your workload
  • Proficiency in Excel with strong numerical and reporting skills
  • The ability to establish, develop and maintain supplier and customer relationships with professionalism across a large supply base
  • The ability to compile and deliver reports to the wider business

This business encourages all their staff regardless of their level to contribute ideas and to work together as a team.


  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • A 3pm finish every Friday
  • Pension scheme
  • Bupa Wellbeing helpline
  • Staff discounts
  • Regular social events
  • Working hours 8:00am-4:30pm or 8:30am-5:00pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am-3:00pm Friday
  • A positive working environment that encourages both personal and professional development
  • Genuine opportunity to progress to a Merchandiser

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