Posted 2 days ago by Cream Soda Recruitment

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£25,000 - £30,000/annum

A fantastic opportunity for an eager and ambitious Merchandiser.

Based in Manchester, the successful candidate will have responsibility for ensuring smooth running production and critical path for the in-house fashion accessories brands.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the critical path in order to ensure production runs to schedule and all delivery/intake dates are achieved.
  • Managing the approval process; ensuring samples match design, quality, fit and packaging requirements.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, agents and customers.
  • Checking and validating purchase orders for cost prices, dates and quantities and highlighting any discrepancies or changes.
  • Raising all purchase orders and ensuring all orders are placed correctly with factories/ suppliers.
  • Reviewing pre-shipment inspection reports regarding any issues of concern.
  • Working with both high-street and online retailers ensuring product ranges are manufactured on time and to budget.
  • Managing all product compliance and regulations required by the customers
  • Booking orders on to customer portals in time with warehouse procedure and delivery intake dates.
  • Attending meetings with key account customers to discuss future collections and review on previous seasons.
  • Liaising with the accounts department regarding invoices and movement reports.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications of an Import Merchandiser:

  • 3 years’ experience in merchandising, ideally on supplier side.
  • Communication skills, an individual that is confident speaking with suppliers and key account customers on a daily basis. Experience working with the far east is beneficial.
  • A highly organized individual that is able to maintain the upkeep of the critical path and highlight and suspected causes for delay.
  • Analytical skills, confident analysing reports and feeding back information to head of department.
  • Strong computer literacy needed especially on excel.
  • Time management, this is essential, individual must be able to manage workload accordingly, ensuring that all deadlines are met.
  • Team player – willing to support in other areas of the business when needed.

If you enjoy working in a fastpaced busy environment where no two days are the same, please feel free to make an application!

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