Merchandising Assistant

Job Title: Merchandising Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 202590_1545215538
Contact Name: Xavier Ayling-Brasnell
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 10:32

Job Description

Merchandising Assistant - Urgent start - temp to perm

Acorn is recruiting for a Merchandising Assistant for our client based on the outskirts of the city, this is a temporary role for 3 months leading to a permanent position competative salary. You will be working in a friendly office environment at a location that is easy get to on public transport but also has a benefit of on-site parking.

As a Merchandising Assistant you will be working Monday to Friday, 08.45am-17.30pm.

The job purpose will be focused on:

  • To ensure optimal stock fulfilment by the way of raising orders and inputting levels, central stock and highlighting poor performing suppliers.


  • Keying all relevant levels.
  • Keying all relevant orders.
  • Increasing orders.
  • Stock fulfilment reports with the supplier.
  • Any promotional activity must be fully supported with appropriate levels of stock replenishment.
  • Identify and question any lines not performing to expectation ( i.e. high stocks and low / no sales).
  • Monitor 'critical' stock lines.
  • Highlight to the Merchandising Analyst supplier performance against lead times.
  • Highlight to the Merchandising Analyst any under performing Suppliers.
  • Highlight to the Merchandising Analyst any suppliers who regularly do not meet minimum order values when replenishing.
  • Maintain and create suitable ordering schedules (including prescribed bookings).

Candidates will need a minimum of 6 months Administration experience, strong excel skills / knowledge along with experience of working with Microsoft word and email.

Please click apply now or call Xavier Ayling-Brasnell at Acorn on 01752 265 500 to fast track your application.