We are currently recruiting for a Distributor to join our Merchandising team based at our High Street Head Office, Swindon. The main purpose of the role is to allocate the right stock, to the right location, in a timely manner within agreed timescales/budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and use the correct replenishment method
  • Track and maintain SKU/store level availability
  • Track and maintain promotional availability
  • Track and maintain DC availability
  • Liaise with the DC to understand the status of deliveries, check queries and request additional waves
  • Review forward line plans
  • Prepare and key orders from the system
  • Collate and send orders for direct supplied products to our direct suppliers
  • Respond to store related queries
  • Compile ad hoc analysis

Essential Skills:

  • Similar experience in a Logistics/ supply chain role would be highly beneficial
  • Understanding of replenishment & allocation methods
  • Good analytical skills
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Ability to identify trends, and consider the impact (eg.Cost/stock)

What we can offer you:
Annual bonus based on company performance

Hybrid working model from home and in the office

24 days holiday, plus your Birthday off, plus Bank Holidays with an opportunity to buy extra days holiday

Finish at 4pm on a Friday

Competitive pension contribution

Staff discount card for stores and online

About Us

WHSmith is a leading, global travel retailer with a smaller business located on UK high streets. Since 1792, we’ve grown and evolved into a globally recognised brand, and we’re proud to be that air of familiarity people love and trust on their journey, both in life and through life. Today, we have more than 1700 stores in over 30 countries across the globe, serving millions of customers every year, and you’ll find us at airports, railway stations, hospitals and on the high street.

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