Key Account Merchandiser – Home Textiles

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£18-£23,000 dependent on experience
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Combine your critical path management and analytical skills in this key role with a thriving leader in its field.

The success and growth of this privately owned PLC, widely acknowledged as experts on textiles anywhere in the home, is reflected in its commitment to customer relationships, innovation in product and design and its constant drive to deliver quality products at extremely competitive prices. Its clear mission is to be the best in the industry and its organic growth achieved by consistently reinvesting profits back into the business, having recently made major investments in IT, logistics and design.

As Key Account Merchandiser/Stock Controller reporting to our Sales Office Manager office-based but making some customer visits, you’ll be responsible for monthly stock control from spreadsheets, ensuring 100% accuracy, whilst providing main stock control with forecasts and trends. Placing customer-specific orders and helping develop the business, you’ll play a key role in customer liaison to ensure we maintain optimum customer service levels, liaising closely with Quality to head-off potential issues on new lines. Other key accountabilities include:
• helping Sales Managers with product development
• reviewing lead times
• controlling/updating critical path development
• briefing photographers.

You must have a proven track record managing critical paths, underpinned by an inquisitive, analytical mind and strong communication skills. Able to work co-operatively with different departments and with well-developed customer-facing skills, you’re able to prioritise and work to deadlines in a busy environment. Your excellent Excel/spreadsheet and stock reporting skills complement a good eye for detail and a pro-active approach, in addition to:
• robust administrative experience
• real commitment to teamwork
• a can-do attitude.

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