Job details

Booker: Range Planner - Manchester, Eccles

Reference number
Booker Group
Eccles Support Centre
North West
Sub Location
Manchester Support Centre
Support Centre
Contract Type
Full time / Part time
Full time


Job Title: Range Planner

Reporting to: Range Manager

Location: Eccles, Manchester

Do you work in a retail environment and want to progress your career in a different direction? We are looking for a Range planner to development and design the merchandising layouts for Booker business centres.

You will:

  • Produce timely detailed layouts that maximise Booker sales, profit and customer satisfaction

  • Understand and balance business requirements to optimise the plans to reflect business centre efficiency, customer satisfaction with commercial objectives.

  • Complying with legal and company standards, I ensure that the layouts comply with all current legislation including fire regulation, customer and colleague safety.

  • I ensure internal and external customer queries are resolved in a prompt manner and advise my manager if I am unable to achieve these

  • I am responsible for building strong working relationships with both internal departments and business centres

  • I work with the Store Refit team to identify opportunities to maximise sales and customer satisfaction.

  • I work closely with the operational and commercial teams to maximise store efficiency

  • I work with the field sales teams by gaining their feedback on projects and communicate new incentives and activities

  • I ensure that branches are surveyed and space recorded correctly so that accurate plans can be produced

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  You will :

  • Have worked within a retail environment.

  • An eye for details and well organised.

  • Have the ability to challenge and influence internal departments and business centres, whilst growing strong relationships with them

  • Be positive and have effective communication skills

  • Be results driven

Working hours 38 hours Monday to Friday

About us:

Booker Group is the UK’s leading food and drink wholesaler.

We comprise of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter-Courivaud, Chef Direct, Booker India and Booker Retail Partners. Together we are privileged to serve over 1.5 million business customers

Booker Wholesale: The Company is the UK's largest cash and carry operator with 172 branches nationwide, we offer our business customers branded and own-label product which are sold to a wide and varied customer base that includes independent convenience stores, grocers, retailers, forecourts, off-licences, pubs, restaurants, event caterers, schools and care homes. All key product categories are available including soft drinks, grocery, fresh and frozen food, beers, wines, spirits and non-food items. In the year to March 2015, sales totalling £3.6bn were collected by the customer from the Group’s branches and sales totalling £1.39bn were delivered to the Company’s customer premises.

Makro: It operates 29 stores, including one in Belfast. Focusing on catering and small business, Makro offers a wide choice of products to suit their professional needs that are great value for money.