Offers “Richemont”

days ago Richemont

Jewelry Merchandiser

  • Internship
  • Amsterdam (City of Amsterdam)
  • Sales

Job description


The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 7,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity. 

Primary Duties :


The Merchandiser for Jewelry will work within the Merchandising/Supply Chain Department for Cartier North America. The Person will assist the overall Jewelry business with stock support to Retail and Ecommerce and by developing new analysis/reports


Key responsibilities :


1) Ensure Product Availability


·  Monitor boutique stock levels/assortments & Sales to determine optimal product mix, recommend and execute actions to support sales.
·  Liaise with international merchandising/operations team  
·  Manage sales forecasts for range & novelties
·  Build assortments by boutique; review & update based on trends
·  Stock requests, stock allocation, special orders, returns, reallocations
·  miscellaneous requests
·  Allocate products from the warehouses and the workshop.


2) Service to the Commercial Network


·  Interact with boutiques regarding stock availability; support Special orders and all requests for product
·  Ensure proper product flow; share best practices for inter-boutiques transfers, guidelines on maintaining quality of the stock (cleaning, reservations).
·  Support E-commerce team for stock requests
·  Create transfers to support Ecommerce sales
·  Request stock and availability to International team
·  Liaise with boutiques and International team to ensure deliveries are met on time, and transfer guidelines & processes are being followed.


3) Stock Management


·  Monitor inventory levels vs. targets and shortages
·  Proactively initiate stock balancing within Networks and Warehouse when necessary
·  Identify inventory opportunities by analysing stock transfers & needs, propose assortment adjustments


·  Partner closely with Logistics team within the warehouse to facilitate and enhance product flow, track shipments and prioritize deliveries.
·  Handle inbound and out-bound product flows (i.e. returns (RTV’s)) to local and international vendors and other stock reduction/maximization actions
·  Monitor damaged stock levels with Logistic team and the workshop.
·  Support Employee Purchase Programs & Employee Sales


4) Continuous Improvement of Processes


·  Power BI reports – build and maintain sales/stock/transfers dashboards related to Jewelry.
·  Monitor monthly or weekly changes in sales trend, shortages, logistic processing, Regions/Boutiques/Ecommerce stock, assortment and trends
·  Present finding to the team and propose solutions to management
·  Handle special projects and responsibilities as required. Communicate with Marketing, Corporate Retail; PR team; Warehouse; VM; Sales and Operations team
·  Assist with administrative functions


Required experience :


·  2-3 years of experience related to store planning/merchandising/buying is required


Technical skills / abilities :


·  Ability to quickly learn new software applications, must have excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office with strong focus on Excel, Analysis and PowerPoint
·  Power BI experience is a must
·  SAP experience is a strong plus
·  Knowledge of Jewelry and precious stones is a strong plus


Personal skills :


·  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are needed
·  Customer service focus
·  Fast learner
·  An entrepreneurial mind-set that includes a curiosity to improve business acumen is required
·  Motivated individual able to work independently and as a team player is required;
·  Strong organizational skills with excellent time management and decision making skills;
·  Ability to build business strategies and plans related to inventory
·  Ability to work additional hours as needed