An exciting opportunity for a Trading Assistant to join a multi-channel and fast paced business specialising in FMCG products. You will be reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, managing stock targets and much more. You will be working with customers including Dunelm, Asda, TOFS and Aldi. We are looking for somebody who is passionate about merchandising, hands on and can hit the ground running. The ideal candidate will have 2 - 5 years experience in merchandising working with hard goods or similar.
The Role:Reporting to the Commercial Manager.
Supporting a National Sales Manager.
Helping with customer quotations and processing orders
Responsible for managing stock targets, product availability, and sales targets to agreed kpis
Any admin tasks related to supply chain (e.g. raise purchase orders).
Making sure the right stock is in the right place at the right time
Responsible for managing the critical path and attending regular critical path meetings
Working closely with sales staff to establish product sales forecasts and plan buys as required.
Meeting with customers to report on any forecasting of stock issues
Manage Far East and Indian suppliers to deliver a smooth flow of product in to the business.
Maintain supplier production / capacity based on company stock requirements.
Review customer sales forecasts against plan and drive sales forward.
Manage day to day trading keep watch on sales and margins.
Experience of working in an import / freight forwarding environment is essential.
Setting up new or improving existing stock management systems
Chasing lead times from suppliers
- Computer literate with keyboard skills.
- Adaptable, flexible, energetic and enthusiastic with an open minded approach.
- Able to work well in a team and provide help when needed.
- Positive and pro-active attitude to changing demands and priorities.
- Good communication and numeracy skills.
- Ability to set own priorities.
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