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.
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
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.