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11/06 Divya Shah
Founder at Sorted Hat

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Merchandiser - eCommerce (3-6 yrs)

Anywhere in India/Multiple Locations Job Code: 936582

Who we are:

Promoted by iconic Arvind Mafatlal Group with over 100 years of legacy, Uniform Junction aims to be the most trusted partner and support system of schools. Schools face multiple challenges related to the capability required to address technological advances, access to superior products, assurance of quality services and availability of resources. Uniform Junction will empower schools to take the challenges head-on and more efficient in the process!

Our Culture: We obsess over customer delight. We want to create the best way to serve schools and empower them for a better tomorrow. We understand the importance of continued learning and growth - for our people, processes and products. Our goals are ambitious, and you may often feel stretched, but we are committed to providing you with the support you need to succeed.

What is the role:

Our Merchandiser's role will be to support Uniform Junction in optimizing sales and profits by ensuring accurate and sufficient stocking and processing of products. You will be reporting to the Procurement Head.

Your core responsibilities will include:

Stakeholder management:

- Working closely with buyers, manufacturers and other merchandisers to plan product ranges

- Identifying and negotiating with vendors for the best product cost with in order to achieve the maximum possible margin

- Corresponding and getting approvals from the buyer/buying agencies for, samples, labelling, packaging, quality, etc. when required

Stock management:

- Ensuring that warehouses are stocked with the right types and quantities of products (including removing dated or damaged products)

- Monitoring and reporting on inventory based on sales and intake

- Setting up and maintaining an internal order list including specification and requirements charts for all products

- Ensuring compliance to agreed standards of quality and efficiency

Strategy and growth:

- Optimizing sales volume and profitability by identifying profitable and popular products

- Making recommendations for promotional strategies using sales and pricing data

- Maintaining budgets and predicting sales and profits based on existing data

What we are looking for:

- 3-5 years of experience in merchandising in the apparel space

- Knowledge of the product (kids wear or uniforms) sizing and fit is a must

- A Bachelor's/Master's degree in any discipline

- Proven track record of using creative ways to identify and promote products to maximise profits

- Proven ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects at once

- Strong track record of building and maintaining strong relationships with external stakeholders

- Past experienced in maintaining accurate records and creating useful reports in relation to product stock and movement

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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