Product Set Up Assistant

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Yeovil, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • April 21, 2021
  • £ Competitive

Product Set Up Assistant – 9 Months FTC

To ensure the successful launch of product ranges, right first time, on time, in conjunction with key stakeholders

  • Gather and collate information relating to new products (directly from the supplier or through the central Kingfisher team) ensuring that it is submitted in line with Screwfix deadlines
  • Create all new SKUs from completed consol sheets, managing the process to progress them from Pre-Sale through to Live
  • Organise and prioritise tasks according to deadlines and ensure that data is submitted to the Trading Team for approval at least 5 working days prior to the deadline
  • Convert data received from the OSC for Unified products and input into Step for approval
  • Escalate any issues with vendors meeting deadlines with the relevant Trading Manager and inform the Range Operations Manager
  • Attend internal meetings, providing support to the project process as required
  • Liaise and work with various stakeholders including the Trading Team, Supply Chain, Content Management, Suppliers and Kingfisher central teams
  • Undertake competitor research both online and in store on range and price, ensuring our ranging decisions are based on accurate information
  • Work closely with the ECommerce team for each range launch, suggesting online customer journey improvements and enhancements to existing ranges
  • Assist with launch marketing and awareness for both customers and colleagues to help drive sales
  • Update trackers, monitor and review with key stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Manage the Product Centre ensuring that product samples are delivered, stored and returned or disposed of in an appropriate manner for your categories
  • Provide training and support to your team members, taking on adhoc tasks where necessary to achieve team goals
  • Experience of working within a fast-paced and deadline driven environment, ideally within a co-ordination role
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly the ability to format information clearly in excel
  • Able to be accurate, with attention to detail to challenge and spot errors in large amounts of data
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to successfully manage a large number of internal and external relationships
  • Previous commercial experience ideal, preferably in a retail environment

About Screwfix

We’re Screwfix and we’re proud of it. We’re proud of where we’ve come from, what we’ve achieved and our ambitions for the future. But more than that – we’re proud of who we are. We’re 12,000 people each with our own stories to tell. We don’t have a type and we like it that way.

If you join us, you’ll be joining a true market leader and one of the fastest growing retailers in the UK and Ireland with over 700 stores. Your growth will also be critical to us, and we’ll support you to reach your potential and achieve your ambitions, no matter what they are.

We’re also a true leader in the E-Commerce industry, and part of the 77,000 people strong Kingfisher PLC Group alongside big names such as B&Q, Castorama and Brico Depot. Join our team and become a part of #LifeAtScrewfix!


  • 28 days’ holiday, increasing with each years’ service
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • Currently working flexibly from home
  • In-house training and development

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
  • Salary
    £ Competitive
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical
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