Import Merchandiser - Fashion

Location
Manchester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
02 Nov 2018
Ref
13959048/001
Contact
Lyndsey Sheridan
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

  • Maintaining the flow of accurate data and ensuring that all relevant files, Critical Paths and Sample test reports are kept up to date.

  • Ensuring all deadlines are met and are in accordance with customer standards

Client Details

An excellent opportunity for an Import Merchandiser to join an exciting and fast moving fashion company based in Manchester that supplies to well-known high street retailers. It is is rapidly growing in size and due to the influx of orders the client now needs another import merchandiser to join the merchandise team. This is a fantastic opportunity with lots of room for growth development.

Description

  • Maintaining the flow of accurate data and ensuring that all relevant files, Critical Paths and Sample test reports are kept up to date.

  • Ensuring all deadlines are met and are in accordance with customer standards.

  • Liaising with Far East and European factories via email and telephone on a daily basis.

  • Attending customer meetings and building customer relationships

  • Checking and approving fit samples.

  • Raising, managing and tracking purchase orders, amending where necessary.

  • Organising required lab dips and bulk fabric submissions for customer approval, and be confident to approve them in house where necessary

  • Booking in stock and setting up product codes.

  • Identifying production and supply chain issues and dealing with any problems/ delays as they arise.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years' experience in a similar role in a fast paced business.

  • Ensure the correct quality submissions are submitted to the customer within lead-times.

  • Enabling approvals on time and ensuring shipment and delivery to customer is on time.

  • Following up any problems / quality issues which arise.

  • Relay product information between customers and factories by telephone and e-mail.

  • Working with the designers, garment techs, suppliers and customer.

Profile

Have 1 years experience in a similar role within fashion.

Ideally be a Fashion Graduate (Buying and Merchandising Degree or similar).

Ideally have experience with liaising with the Far East.

Highly organized and can handle a busy workload in a fast paced demanding business

Fully computer literate with strong Excel and Word skills.

Able to follow a critical path.

Must have strong attention to detail

Job Offer

Fast Paced Environment

Highly desirable product

City Centre location - Close to transport links

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