Assistant Merchandiser - F&F Supply Chain (Part-Time)

Hours: 21.75

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 09/02/2024

Assistant Merchandiser - F&F Supply Chain (Part-Time)

Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

We are delighted to share that we are now recruiting for an Assistant Merchandiser in the F&F Supply Chain team on a Part-Time basis (21.75 hours). This is a fantastic and unique experience and would ideally suit someone with forecasting and stock management experience.

The Supply Chain team is responsible for the effective stock management & throughput for our UK & CE stores. We liaise directly with all depots and external partners, along with close relationships with merchandising teams and all operational functions.



You will be responsible for

  • Being the key contact for our distribution colleagues
  • Working across all supply chain functions: Planning, Intake & Operations. To ensure that Intake/Output is managed effectively and communicated to the business
  • Ability to highlighting risks / opportunities and proposing solutions
  • Understanding that internal customers and the DC’s have individual needs, tailoring reports to reflect this
  • Challenging processes and ways of working to improve the service we provide
  • Building strong relationships across the business to allow us the flexibility to react to trade performance
  • Support in projects to improve efficiency of stock flow through our distribution centres & cost optimization
  • Supporting the category in receiving stock to support sales & maintain stock levels, optimizing choice for customers
  • Supports & able to deputise for Manager.
  • This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.

You will need

  • Have previous experience within a Supply chain
  • Forecasting & Stock management experience
  • You will have exceptional analytical skills and an aptitude for practical problem solving
  • Comfortable working with large amounts of data and have proficient skills in excel
  • Comfortable to work under pressure while completing multiple tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills – be adaptable for your audience
  • The ability to negotiate

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What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here 
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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