MUC-OFF LTD - POOLE
Job Type: Full-Time

 

 

About Muc-Off

Muc-Off was founded in 1994 and are now the leading supplier of specialist cycling cleaning and maintenance products in the UK. Following 5 years of explosive growth the company is expanding fast into the European, Asian and North American markets focusing on its core categories of cycling, motorcycle and Athlete performance products.

We’re looking for a proactive, self-motivated and analytical Merchandiser & Demand Planner to join our dynamic fast-growing brand. This is an exciting new position within a small company reporting to the Operations Director and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the role.

 

About the role

As the business continues to grow there is a need for a dedicated Merchandiser & Demand Planner. The key responsibilities of this role will be:

Key responsibilities

  • Provide merchandising for wholesale ecommerce and marketplaces
  • The role contributes to all aspects of the product life cycle, from SKU and category planning, rolling up spend, through to getting stock delivered into our warehouse to clearing stock out of the business
  • Create and shape ongoing forecasts and challenge where appropriate
  • Prepare forecast data and stock buy details for sign off meetings
  • Manage stock levels across 3 territories
  • Working with the production and procurement team to produce optimal buys, delivery splits and priorities, ensuring key lines are never out of stock
  • In-season trading to ensure that all categories are performing at optimum levels, re-forecasting sales, constantly monitoring intake, OTB position, & terminal stocks across the business
  • Monitor promotional activities and highlight variances where they differ from the sales forecast
  • Continue supporting development of stock systems and forecasting methods to continually improve accuracy across the business
  • Manage sell through on delisted & dated product

 

What we’re looking for

Must-haves

  • Demonstrated proficiency in forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • Proven working experience of stock management
  • Strong listening, presentation, and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of the business affecting the forecast process
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to interpret market trends
  • Supply chain management
  • Inventory management
  • Mathematical skills
  • Organisational skills
  • A high level of Excel knowledge with the ability to analyse and manipulate data quickly and an attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • You will have the ability multi-task and remain calm within a fast-paced ever-changing environment
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude

 

What we can offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • 33 days holiday, inclusive of UK bank holidays
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Excellent staff discount on Muc-Off products
  • Headspace – full access to the meditation app
  • Chill out areas, showers and a secure area to store your bike
  • Pension contributions
  • An awesome opportunity to work with a local and widely recognised Brand
  • A cool, casual and fully branded-up working environment where staff indulge their passions for cycling and fitness
  • Brilliant social events

 

How to apply

To apply for the role, please email a copy of your CV to recruitment@muc-off.com.