Permanent / Full Time.
01 Dec 2023

About The Role

We are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the team for Nutmeg based from our head office in Coalville (Leicestershire) to assist the merchandiser in the planning, purchasing, intake and distribution of merchandise to maximise sales and margin for the department. Developing effective working relationships with both suppliers and internal colleagues. Ultimately this will lead you to taking full responsibility and ownership for merchandising a designated area within the department you are working in.


What will I do as an Assistant Merchandiser at Nutmeg?     

  • Develop positive working relationships with all suppliers, ensuring fully conversant with all orders passing through the system working closely with the buying team

  • Continually communicate with suppliers about the status of orders to help to ensure the critical path is kept up to date and accurate, highlighting any issues to the Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser

  • Assist in the department strategy, demonstrating an understanding of the merchandising figures to actively contribute and make suggestions

  • Accurately and comprehensively prepare any reports requested for weekly trading and any other meetings ensuring they are completed comprehensively and to any deadlines set

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the principles of buying, production and supply chain

  • Assists in the building of range plans and ensures all updates are complete in a timely manner and inputted correctly 

  • Achievement of all KPI targets for Clothing against a balanced scorecard of customers, sales and profit, colleagues and operations

  • Achieve sales and margin for Nutmeg to agreed finance plan.

  • Deliver stock packages for graded stores through critical path management and ensure stock targets are worked within through use of prioritising stock intake

  • Ensure maximum availability on Never out of stock lines

  • Accurately and promptly raise any orders requested, utilising internal systems, ensure any orders for the department that are raised by junior team members are done so in a timely and accurate manner

  • Awareness of the departments weekly and seasonal sales figures, stock figures and targets

  • Reviews weekly sales performance and stock volumes and identify any opportunities and highlight any issues

About You

  • Clear understanding of how to serve Customer needs and requirements

  • Ability to champion the customer and retail a customer focus through daily routines

  • Sound commercial awareness

  • The ability to create environments where sharing ideas, issues and concerns is the norm

  • Ability to champion pace, change and simplicity

  • Ability to gain feedback from colleague and customers

  • Analytical thinking – manage multiple data sources and make the appropriate recommendations for sales, markdown and stock intake

  • Systems expertise ensuring speed and use of accuracy.

  • Attention to detail

  • Communication & Influencing

  • Commercial business qualification or relevant retail/merchandise experience

  • A passion for retailing & detailed analytical experience

About The Team

About Us Description:
At Morrisons, we're the single biggest food manufacturer in the UK, and the only retailer to operate our own processing sites. Which means we're not just responsible for keeping our shelves stocked - we need to stock our manufacturing sites, too.

As a true one-of-a-kind business, we curate, arrange and buy everything from raw materials like flour and meat to the products our customers pop in for every day. We negotiate prices and make sure we're able to sell as much as we can. We look at product packaging and quality to help us decide where products will sit in our stores. And when you remember that each category is worth a percentage of our overall £12billion turnover from supermarket sales alone, the impact of each buying team is huge.

We work in embedded business teams, so our Buyers sit with their supply chain, finance and technical counterparts, working alongside each other to make decisions and take action quickly. We even have joint targets so that we're unified in our mission to serve our customers.

About The Company

At Morrisons we like to do things our own way. We believe in working in partnership with our communities, colleagues, suppliers and British farmers to provide our customers with the freshest food at great value for money. We’re also constantly innovating. We've our own-brand clothing range - Nutmeg.
Nutmeg, which is part of the Morrison’s group, is a family lifestyle brand that launched in 2013 and is now sold in all of our Morrisons stores.  Nutmegs aim is to take a fresh approach to clothing by celebrating the joys of childhood through offering our customers good, quality everyday clothes that are affordable, thoughtful and that work better for people’s lives.  We want to develop and nurture talent within Nutmeg, where we have a diverse wealth of experience including backgrounds in designer, high street and supermarket clothing.  We sincerely hope you will enjoy working and becoming a part of the Nutmeg Team.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 15% off your shopping and Friends and Family 10% off in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Other jobs like this

Permanent / Full Time.
01 Dec 2023
Retail (Stores) Team Management
Advertising Salary:
Competitive salary, plus excellent benefits
Retail (Stores) Hourly Paid
Advertising Salary:
Competitive salary, plus excellent benefits
Shift Details
Flexible Monday-Sunday 6am-11:30pm
Permanent / Part Time - 16 to 30 hours per week
07 Jan 2024