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Demand Planner/Merchandiser, Gift Company

Posted 2 February by I Love My Job Ltd Ended

Are you an experienced Demand Planner/Merchandiser looking for a new challenge?

We are working with a leading, design-led stationery and gift company and due to growth, they are looking for a talented Merchandiser/Demand Planner to join the team.

The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar role for 3+ years, have excellent analytical skills and the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.

Your role as Demand planner with include:

  • Maintaining stock levels across all warehouses to meet demand
  • Reviewing and Identifying stock that need to be replenished
  • Analysing sales history, patterns and adjust stock forecast to ensure demand can be met
  • Regularly meet with sales team to ensure all demand requirements are met
  • Liaising with shipping and purchasing to ensure demand requirements are met
  • Reviewing stock figures and offering solutions to any over/under stock issues
  • Reporting on weekly/monthly reports, best sellers and out of stocks with action plan if required
  • Reviewing current reporting and other stock demand process and making improvements where required
  • Managing product lifecycle and developing clearance strategies
  • Providing reports to stakeholders in the business as required

For the Demand Planner role, you must have / be:

  • Already operating in a demand planner/merchandiser role with a minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Excellent analytical, forecasting and numerical skills (extremely important to this role)
  • Experience working with 3PL warehouse and freight forwarders
  • knowledge of the Gift and Home industry
  • Experience of working within timeframes and adhering to deadlines for all tasks
  • Sound decision-making skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and present financial strategies
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • The capability to be a team player and offer support to other departments within the company
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility are essential to delivering good work
  • Advanced excel skills

For a chat about this Demand Planner role please contact Lucy Earing for more information.

Required skills

  • Forecasting
  • Merchandising
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Demand Planning

Reference: 34389057

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