Assistant Merchandiser

Market Harborough, Leicestershire
£ doe
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
10154 2EE
Emily Glover
Job Type

A leading footwear supplier, who works with a wide range of brands and High Street retailers, is looking to recruit a new Assistant Merchandiser to join their Head Office team. I want to speak to Assistant Merchandisers who are just starting in out in their career and has 6-12 months experience working as a merchandiser.

Assistant Merchandiser – The role

  • The Assistant Merchandiser will directly report to the Merchandiser to support the Account Manager for the product area, working as a team to help grow the business
  • Once an order is secured it is the Merchandise teams responsibility to manage the critical path in partnership with the Account Manager to maintain shipment dates
  • You will have experience working to a critical path management, updating and chasing daily to ensure orders run to schedule
  • Raising & checking contracts, amendments
  • Press samples
  • Ordering & checking Packaging
  • Chasing, checking & submitting, confirmation & production samples, testing etc.
  • Monitoring of Shipment schedules
  • Working directly with the customers Merchandisers
  • Providing the customer with weekly updates through critical path document
  • Monitoring of sales & Production planning on core programmes /factories & chasing for repeats

Assistant Merchandiser – The candidate

  • Experience of working as an assistant merchandiser
  • Prior exposure of working with retailers and brands is preferred, with either a supplier or having worked for one
  • Excellent communication skills are required as you will be liaising with overseas factories and customers on a daily basis.
  • An interest in footwear and a passion to deliver the best product possible
  • The applicant should be very organised & with good attention to detail, keen to learn, responsible, self-motivated, multi-tasker & good communicator

Assistant Merchandiser – The Company

  • This is a global company who are expanding their client base all the time and have worked hard to get where they are today
  • Working with a core group of customers, this company value their staff and ensure they are supported in their roles
  • They are an enthusiastic and hard-working team based in Market Harborough
  • This is a very fast paced but friendly and relaxing working environment
  • You will have to handle queries from all the international offices and customers on a daily basis and must be organised

Assistant Merchandiser – The Package

  • An excellent salary is available for suitable candidates

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