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Merchandiser - SeasonalSainsbury's Argos Asia Limited
Merchandiser - SeasonalSainsbury's Argos Asia Limited
Job Highlights
  • Asia branch of UK listed company
  • 5 day work week and 17 days Annual Leave
  • Double pay and corporate bonus
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Implement all aspects of the department strategy to deliver all KPIs including shipment and sales participation targets; gain understanding on sales, margin performance and stock level analysis of the department
  • Responsible of the Periodic Shipment Report in the management of shipment position of the department
  • Deliver a robust supply base that fulfils our Global Sourcing Strategy and meets our Ethical and Technical standards across all sites; ensuring supplier performance reviews take place
  • Drive the sourcing process from supplier engagement through to supplier set up
  • Maintain timely commercial awareness of developments within the supply base, gain understanding on market trend and proactively identify product opportunities
  • Responsible for the product development process from brief to selection with the supply base; prepare and attend buying trip, with clear follow up actions with all parties
  • Review quotation records and support price negotiations with suppliers to ensure margin objectives are met
  • Drive the order management process from purchase order, sealing and approval process to shipment delivery, ensure purchase order records and critical path trackers are accurate and flagging potential risk
  • Establish strong communication with UK and Asia colleague and suppliers
  • Drive the weekly progress management meetings with cross functional colleague in Asia and with UK colleagues providing clear visibility of order status
  • Have a thorough understanding of our operating procedures and be familiar with our systems and ways of working
  • Understand our business vision and goal; play a positive role in making Sainsbury’s Asia a great place to work

Requirements:

  • 3 years+ working experience in GM industry with strong knowledge of production processes, techniques and product components
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • University degree and above is prefer

 

We offer a competitive package, including a 5 day week, 17 days Annual Leave, double pay, MPF, a medical scheme, plenty of work variety and a great team atmosphere. Interested candidates should please send a full resume, date available, present and expected salary to HR.

 

All data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
3 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company details

J Sainsbury Plc is one of the UK’s leading Grocery and Non Food retailers. Sainsbury’s was founded in 1869 and our heritage defines the way we operate. Our vision is to be the most trusted retailer where customers and colleagues love to work and shop, and our 160,000 colleagues put this into practice every day across our 1,200 multi format stores in the UK. We put our customers and their values at the heart of everything do, and apply industry leading ethical trading practices underpinned by a firm commitment to sustainable sourcing.

Sainsbury’s Argos Asia is the direct sourcing function for Sainsbury’s. We source great products from suppliers at the best quality and the right cost in order to provide our customers with the products they love. To support the ongoing growth of our strategic sourcing from the region we are now looking for confident and passionate candidates to join our team in challenging and enjoyable roles.

Find out more about us at http://www.j-sainsbury.co.uk/ and http://www.sainsburys.co.uk