Calling the best & most talented: PRODUCTION MERCHANDISER (S)
(Open to immediately hire at both ASSISTANT & SENIOR levels)
There are few businesses as resilient and enduring as this service provider; their proficiency in bringing the best licences to market has won applause from both sides of the Atlantic.
Presently it is fair to say - resellers be they retail or ecommerce, crave ‘best design’ and when linked to possibly one of the world’s most trusted entertainment names potential for all deserves to be immense.
Here in the UK right now our client is aggressively widening the product categories that they design & commission manufacturing for.
With their roots being originally jewellery and swimwear, they now design & produce ranges of stationary, watches, character- rich inflatables, even now printed textiles…
Is it therefore any wonder that there is a hire need for varying levels of Merchandiser to continue to propel this business to their destined future market leadership status.
Operating within a close team of Production Merchandisers you will liaise daily with factories in China and the Far East. To those Mandarin speakers out there of course we’d additionally like to hear from you …
Not just restricted to communicating to suppliers you will also continually support in turn all UK buyers be they Retail Bricks & Mortar or E-commerce.
Sectors our client already is strong within, are Department Stores, National Multiple Retail Jewellers, TV Shopping channels, Licensor branded mono stores; areas of new growth may see Grocery and Mail Order enter the UK market distribution model.
Ideally you should possess 2+ years production experience, preferably within jewellery, watches, accessories or stationery.
As a savvy, commercially minded communicator you must also be I.T proficient including Word and Excel (Intermediate & Advanced).
Your mind set is to at all times be a purposeful communicator - (spoken and written) and your fervour to be well organised at all times has stood you in good stead to-date.
As to the challenge ahead you are adept and managing multiple lines of product, ordering and keeping to schedule committed too delivery time lines.
To be fair these role(s) are all encompassing for those more experienced there will be the opportunity to take charge of a complete merchandise category and run it as if it were your own from design development to purchasing sign off with every pre- production check in between.
For those less career proven, initially it will be more of a support/assist remit until such a moment all feel you’re ready to assume greater responsibility.
Costing items/Q.C checks , through to arrangement of tags/labels and shipping to market there is never a moment to lose.
Administrationally you need to be precise and ever able to track merchandise from its inception - to its final successful client delivery.
Such is the width of product area that our client now successfully brings to market - there is quite genuinely an opportunity to almost bespoke create an exact job role around your already proven capability which must be from an application perspective appetising ...
To apply please forward your Production Career capability/potential direct to the team here at JML - we’d be delighted to consult/review your credentials further … if you’d like to indicate on your covering note your present salary level that would be appreciated.