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Job Title
Merchandiser
Salary/Rate
£25000 - £30000/annum
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Posted
25/05/2021 (15:18)
Agency/Employer
Cream Soda Recruitment 
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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!

Job Type
Permanent
Contract Length
N/A  
Contact Name
Gabrielle Gordon  
Job Reference
Mer1 
Job ID
213674031