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Import Merchandiser

£20000 - £25000/annum
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
06/12/2018 (08:32)
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The Client

Our client based in Harrogate has a rare an exciting opportunity for an experienced Import Merchandiser to join their team. Candidates must have 1 years' experience in Import Merchandising.

The Role

Duties include

1) Critical Path Management

Updating all Critical Paths based on Company Standard CP documents

Chairing a weekly CP Meeting for your accounts

Ensure everyone is working to the same goal of “on time” delivery

Flag up any critical issues to the Senior Merchandiser or Merchandising Director

2) Raising orders.

Confirming Orders with the customer

Raising Orders with the factory

Enter Orders on the Order log

Set up the CP for each Order.

3) Handover meeting

Chair the meeting at the point of order to run through the garment CAD, SPEC and BOM and CP.

This kicks off the CP and ensures all information is succinct throughout the business. Create a packaging top sheet,

4) Colour management

Working with the Junior Merchandiser(s) to create a Colour Management sheet from the BOM provided by design/QA

Ensure the colour standard is agreed at the point of order and the factory are aware of this.

Chase lab dips and bulk dips directly or through the Junior Merchandiser in line with the Critical Path requirements – ensure they come in on correct quality components.

Ensure they are acceptable in colour to send to the customer for colour approval or approve internally if the colour for that account is internally managed.

Discuss all issues with the Account Manager or Merchandising Director if rejections are required.

Keep files and CP up to date

Flag up any critical issues to management

5) Packaging

Create top sheet from Handover meeting – issue to factory - this outlines packaging required either local or nominated – and how to pack method

Chase customer and issue barcode and item code info and issue to factory

Chase packaging layouts from factory in line with Critical Path dates – get customer approval if required

Chase “how to pack” pictures from factory and get customer approval if required.

Check packaging on Gold seals for QA

6) Fibre compositions and Testing

Ensure all testing is completed in line with the customer / range requirements.

Chase the reports from QA and weightings from factory and work out the fibre comp to give to customer.

If the garments are tested, secure the fibre composition from factory in a timely manner.

7) Invoicing

On receipt of packing lists, check the detail (deal with shortages).

Raise a commercial invoice to customer – enter on log and hand to The Account manager.

Chase (if required) the factory invoice – check it is in line with packing list and prices confirmed and is correct on log – hand to the Account Manager.

7) General admin duties

Tracking and logging and receipt of parcels. Also, when required, the booking of parcels

Ordering stationery and consumables

Arrange meetings, organise travel and entertaining such as customer in house meetings may need catering/ refreshments etc.,

You are responsible for keeping your own area and work space tidy but also the general shared work space.

At times you may be required to help in other departments – if your manager and work load allows it

Flexibility is required in terms of working hours. 

The Offer

This is a full-time permenent role with a successful comapny. 

There will be career progression opportunities for the right candidate.

Salary £20000- £25000 p/a

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