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					                                             Merchandiser

Foot Locker is one of the world’s leading retailers in athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. Targeted at
the youth market, Foot Locker has become as popular as the brands it sells with much of our inventory being
exclusive to Foot Locker and not found in any other stores.
Starting in 1974 with one store in California, Foot Locker currently operates more than 3,900 stores
worldwide, including over 500 stores across Europe.
With its European Headquarters located in Vianen, the Netherlands, and its state-of-the-art European
Service Center located in Heijen, Foot Locker Europe B.V. supports the buying and distribution of
merchandise throughout its stores in Europe.

For our European Headquarter, we are looking for a Merchandiser to join the Planning Team.
Reporting to the Head Merchandiser, you’ll be responsible for allocating product to stores, ensuring
availability and helping to drive sales by placing the most suitable products in the most suitable stores. With
an eye for spotting sales opportunities, you’ll ensure best use of available merchandise in line with the latest
sales trends.

As a passionate associate, you should have excellent communication skills as you’ll be responsible for
maintaining and ensuring many colleague and store relationships.
In return, we’ll develop your abilities through training and provide a career path.


The main responsibilities of this position include:
 The review and adjustment of merchandise distribution plans based on current trends, store
   performance, and feedback from Field Team
 Review SKU (Stock Keep Unit) performance daily/weekly to optimize distribution & sales
 Agree weekly plan of serviceable SKU’s with Merchandise Manager
 Monitor out of stock positions by store and adjust inventory levels based on sales levels and
   replenishment guidelines
 Recommend Inter-Store Transfers (IST’s)
 Maintain SKU types & information
 Monitor new & remodeled stores
 Create (new SKU’s), maintain & update store profiles for initial distribution
 Create, load history and activate SKU records
 Identify potential sports/fashion trends – media, music, sports, Weekly Updates
 Identify & analyze store/SKU statistical trends
 Compile & analyze store history, region & store profiles (Bible updates)


Qualifications required:
   Minimum of 3 years retail experience in a department store or specialty store environment, or a BS / BA
    degree.
   Working knowledge of Microsoft excel.
   Strong analytical and numeric skills.
   Strong sense of urgency.
   Ability to work well under pressure.
   Fluent in English.
   Strong PC and organizational skills.
   Ability to work with all levels of management.
   Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
   Able to collaborate well with business partners.
   Valid EU passport or EU work/residence permit
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We offer dynamic and challenging opportunities in a fast growing international environment.
Competitive compensation remuneration packages are offered to qualified candidates.

Please send your application to
Foot Locker Europe BV
Ms. Madeleine Chabot
Manager Human Resources
Ir. D.S. Tuynmanweg 3-5
4131 PN Vianen
mchabot@footlocker.com

				
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