Founded in 1979, Homebase is one of the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailers. The company operates over 190 stores across the UK and Ireland, employing in excess of 8,000 people throughout its store estate, distribution centres and support offices.
Its product range includes painting and decorating, plants, garden tools and accessories, kitchens and furniture.
People don’t just visit us for a tin of paint or a packet of screws. They’re looking for fresh ideas and inspiration for their home and gardens. To make their house a home. And that's what makes a career at Homebase so rewarding.
The Merchandise Assistant is responsible for supporting the merchandiser with planning and delivery of a range. They will be accountable for setting replenishment levels to meet sales demand, and actions to maintain availability. They will work closely with the Merchandise Assistant to ensure stock a fluid stock flow meets customer’s needs
What will I be doing?
• Uploading replenishment levels and running replenishment reports
• Accurate store tiering to drive appropriate levels of stock into store in line with rate of sale
• Some product forecasts
• Generating reports and working with suppliers on delivery performance
• Reviewing OOS data in conjunction with sales and replenishment levels
• Updating the WSSI with accurate information
• Working closely with the Merchandise Assistant to manage end to end stock flow in a cost- effective way
What I need to be successful:
Merchandising background preferred
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong excel and Microsoft Office proficiency
• Good communicator
• Targets & deadline driven
When joining us you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including:
- 24 days annual leave
- Store discounts up to 20%
- Company Pension & Life Assurance
- Access to our employee assistance helpline
And many more additional benefits, discounts and offers.