Stock Merchandiser - Upholstery

Stock Merchandiser - Upholstery Remote

Full Time Remote 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

About you

  • In depth knowledge of the processes and systems required to support the setting and monitoring of forecasts, stock plans and budgets for sales and profit
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player with the ability to communicate and work cross functionally at all levels of the business.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills to optimise trading performance.
  • Excellent influencing skills.
  • Puts customer first and has a passion for exceeding expectations.
  • Positive attitude and adaptable to constantly changing retail environment
  • Strong strategic planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrate professional integrity by supporting changes and decisions that move the business forward.

About the role*
Responsibilities / Accountabilities:*
Accountable for all aspects of stock management - working with the following:

  • Suppliers and inbound teams to ensure stock is received on time to achieve sales volume targets and sufficient customer availability in a cost-effective way.
  • Buyers to agree stocks and sales forecasting at a sku level on a week by week basis. This will mean at times challenging the buying team on best solutions to mitigate risks (too much, too little stock, correct pricing etc) in order to maximise opportunities. Also to ensure we have a balanced range both online and physically on display in store
  • Delivery partners to ensure optimum stock holding at all times and fulfilling delivery promises for our customers.
  • Merchandise team to ensure we optimise store space dedicated to stock ranges at the appropriate times.
  • Accountable for the overall delivery of a dynamic stock plan linked to the upholstery strategy - KPI’s will include sales volumes, stock holding, scheduling of intake to ensure continued commitment of agreed lead times.
  • Responsible for providing data to inform better buying decisions including regular reporting on key KPI’s as part of commercial teams weekly reporting.
  • Responsible for working with the buying team and finance team to establish clear ways of working with roles and responsibilities clearly defined.
  • Responsible for clear communication of stock related information and stakeholder management across the business - including but not limited to marketing, retail, online (how the web looks).

Working patterns
37.5 hours per week
Offered on a remote/hybrid basis
About DFS*
It takes a whole lot of passion to be at the centre of what makes a house feel like home — and that’s just what we do at DFS. We’re the leading sofa retail specialist in the UK, helping people find a comfy seat on their great quality sofas since 1969.

We're a market leader in the UK because of one thing: our people. Our people made us who we are and will drive us into our ambitious future, together. We offer incredible opportunities to get stuck into fun and meaningful work as well as learn new skills — so you can really ‘find your thing’.

Are you ready to make yourself at DFS?
We want you to really feel at home at DFS, with the support you need to do your best work, as well as a range of great benefits:

  • Bonus Scheme
  • A huge 30% colleague discount, plus 15% friends & family discount across our Group (DFS, Sofology, Dwell)
  • Holiday allowance – the time you need to rest and relax (and the longer you’re with us, the more time you’ll get!)
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave to give you the time you need to settle in with your new family member
  • Access to a range of high street & online discounts from: Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Currys PC World, IKEA, John Lewis and more.
  • Discounted Gym and Cinema memberships to help you unwind
  • Progression and Development opportunities to grow your skills
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Group Sharesave Scheme
  • Life Assurance & Company Sick Pay

Ready to make yourself at DFS? Click ‘Apply online’ now to fill in an application form — with you in our corner, we just know we’ll do great things together.

[All roles are subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.]

Job Reference: DFS03335

Job Type: Full-time

Stock Merchandiser - Upholstery
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Tim Stacey
$1 to $5 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Home Furniture & Housewares Stores
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