I am looking for a friendly, hardworking, analytically minded Junior Merchandiser to join a small and very welcoming purchasing team, within a successful sportswear business.
You will be working with great quality sports and leisurewear product so a background in this – or maybe just a personal interest in sports and the great outdoors in general – would be beneficial but is by no means essential; candidates with a background in fashion merchandising will also definitely be considered. This role would also suit a Merchandising Admin Assistant looking for the next step in their career.
Location is commutable from Derby, Nottingham and Sheffield areas.
Junior Merchandiser – The Role
- Liaising with Far East suppliers on a weekly basis via email, Skype and telephone
- Critical path management
- Reporting any factory issues to Purchasing Manager such as supplier lateness
- Working with team to implement plans to minimise impact of poor stock availability / lateness etc.
- Communicating with the relevant internal and external teams to ensure all deliveries are planned and booked in accordance with company guidelines
- Raising Purchase Orders
- Regular reporting using Microsoft Excel
- General admin
Junior Merchandiser - Key Skills / Experience
- Looking for a candidate with experience of working within a merchandising position previously, perhaps within fashion or sports/leisurewear.
- Experience of working with oversea suppliers is desirable – experience working with the Far East would be beneficial.
- Knowledge of import freight is desirable but not essential.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- IT Literate, especially in Microsoft Excel
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining focus and prioritising workload in line with business requirements.
- Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail.
- Ambition to grow and develop within the role.
- A friendly, outgoing personality would fit into this business well. An interest in any sports or the great outdoors in general is great but not essential.
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