Import Merchandiser - Homeware

2 days left

Location
Manchester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Nov 2018
Closes
18 Dec 2018
Ref
13971292/001
Contact
Lyndsey Sheridan
Function
Merchandiser
Job Type
Permanent

You will be ensuring the progression of styles through the sampling & bulk critical paths. Liasing with the far east on a daily basis. The role would suit someone with 12 months plus experience as an import merchandiser in a none fashion role

Client Details

A great opportunity for an Import Merchandiser to join a leading homeware company in the Manchester area. They are a leader in their field and as a business supply B&Q, Homebase, BHS, Marks and Spencers, Next, Dunhelm and all major supermarkets. They have onsite parking and near to transport links.

Description

  • Management of critical path, from initial selection meeting with buyers though to delivery of products.

  • Visiting customers to present new products and progress production.

  • Liaise directly with overseas suppliers mainly in China and the Far East.

  • Attending various international exhibitions/ trade shows with buyers to establish product trends.

  • Gain an in depth understanding of the product, review QC figures, be aware of Reach & other EU regulations & when required offer support to the department on ensuring they follows guidelines.

  • Build strong relationship with office colleagues, carrying out weekly critical path meetings to ensure smooth running of customer account.

Profile

  • Experience as an import merchandiser with none fashion experience.

  • As there will be some travel both within the UK and internationally a full driving license is required.

  • Must be computer literate - word and excel is essential.

Job Offer

Close to transport links

Free Parking

Leading growing retail accounts