London Opportunities - Stock Associate

  • Company: Louis Vuitton UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Retail
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: LVM07459
  • Date of publication: 2018.11.27

Position

As Stock Associate, you will be an ambassador of the Brand, ensuring the back of house efficiency striving to constantly improve stock operations. You will ensure smooth work flows, to enable the store team to maximize the time spent with Clients and deliver the Louis Vuitton Promise.

Duties and responsibilities are adapted according to local store specificities and can encompass:

Stock Management

Maintain stock inventory in a perfect condition ensuring an efficient and logical organization of stock rooms. Proactively identifying opportunities to make improvements and provide a unique Client experience (product and packaging).

Manage the delivery operations, preparing and replenishing stock quickly and accurately to ensure the right products are available to improve store efficiency and maximize the time the sales floor team spend with Clients. Ensure prompt and accurate updates are provided to the store in respect to new stock arrivals including exceptional items.

Improve product availability for the Client, interacting with Supply Chain and managing My Product Request (MPR) to answer Clients needs while also providing timely feedback to the line manager on any current or foreseeable issues relating to stock availability.

Participate in the planning and execution of inventory counts, managing all stock movements and administration in order to minimize stock shrinkage.

Where necessary manage Client deliveries and reservations.

Manage and maintain the store's drawers allocations while also continuing to maintain accurate inventory on all stock available on the shop floor.

Proactively manage and investigate any stock discrepancies and ensure that the matter is resolved efficiently and communicated back to the store.

Ensure that all deadlines are met in respect to MY SR. Out-stockings, reversers and store transfers.

Manage the My reverse platform. Ensure that the list uploaded by the supply chain team is constantly actioned and that all due dates are met in order to ensure a better products availability and a clean stock.

Support and collaborate with all colleagues to reduce the levels of shop soiled items in the store.

Audit and Maintenance

Manage and maintain the stock locations in stock and on the shop floor accurate for a better picture of the stock availability.

Follow Internal Audit guidelines and company's policies and procedures.

After Sales Services (depending on store size: can be part of Client Advisor / Team Manager duties)

Manage the After Sales Services to provide the best Client experience, handling Client repair requests, managing the repair process, Client follow-up and ordering of spare parts where necessary.

Manage and ensure quality issues are properly and promptly dealt with.

Manage the process of DEF exchanges need to ensure that item gets moved into DEF with the relevant paperwork and sent back to Paris (this will depend on the size of the store).

General duties

Fully integrate to the store team (participate in the morning briefing) and contribute to achieving the overall objectives
of the store, and where necessary, take an active Client facing role on the sales floor to support colleagues and Clients.

Support Client Advisors in optimizing match to traffic to better support Client needs (dependent----- on store size etc)

Develop the highest Brand and product knowledge.

Respect Louis Vuitton Brand standards in terms of grooming and behavior


Profile

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties and responsibilities are adapted according to local store specificities and can encompass:

Stock Management 

  • Maintain the stock inventory in a perfect condition ensuring an efficient and logical organization of all stock rooms (product and packaging)
  • Manage the delivery operations, preparing and replenishing stock quickly and accurately
  • Ensure the right products are available on the sales floor to improve store efficiency and maximize Client experience
  • Improve product availability, interacting with Supply Chain and managing My Product Request (MPR) to answer Client needs

Administration

  • Manage vendor contracts
  • Monitor store maintenance

After Sales Services 

  • Approach After Sales Services as a Client relationship opportunity and provide the best Client experience
  • Handle Client repair requests, manage the repair process and Client follow-up
  • Manage and ensure quality issues are properly dealt with

General duties

  • In larger stores: manage and develop your team
  • Follow the company's policies and procedures
  • Be fully integrated to the store team (participate in the morning briefing) and contribute to achieving the overall objectives
    of the store
  • According to store: support the Client Advisors in optimizing match to traffic and better adapt operations to Clients needs
  • Develop the highest Brand and product knowledge
  • Respect Louis Vuitton Brand standards in terms of grooming and behavior

EXPECTED ATTITUDES & SKILLS

  • Curiosity
  • Empathy
  • Agility
  • Commercial Mindset

Passion for the brand

  • Organized & Attention to Detail
  • Sense of Service
  • Professional Attitude
  • Responsibility & Ownership

 


Additional information

In return, you will join a winning, well established team who are experts in the field of sales and customer service. Roles are based in our vibrant and exciting central London stores, each with their own special characteristics and nearby attractions.

You will be provided with the industry leading training which offers you a in-depth insight into the luxury retail industry. In addition to this you will receive a generous benefits package, unparalled career development opportunities to work both locally & globally in addition to learning from the very best talent within the industry.

"Make your career a beautiful journey" with Louis Vuitton

As an organisation Louis Vuitton offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical, income protection & life insurance
Eye-care & childcare vouchers
Financial rewards incentives
Lunch vouchers
Season ticket loans
Gym-flex
Pension scheme

In addition to the above you will also have access to attending industry leading training & development including bespoke luxury retail, language and leadership courses.

Contract type: Permanent Job

 

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