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Assistant Merchandiser

The Company

Our client is a global manufacturer of mens, ladies and childrenswear. They now have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Merchandiser to join their menswear team, based in Manchester.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Ensure the correct quality submissions are submitted to the customer within the correct lead-time.
  • To be an efficient communicator between customer and supplier. Relaying product information between customers and factories in a clear and concise manner both by telephone and e-mail. 
  • Enabling approvals on time and ensuring shipment and delivery to customer is on time. Following up any problems / quality issues which arise.
  • Relaying product information between the team, in a clear and concise manner to ensure they are aware of any new developments or changes to orders.
  • Raising purchase orders.
  • Check and send label orders to their offices and suppliers in the Far East.
  • Liaising with import department to ensure, that they are informed of any delivery amendments in order for goods to be processed and delivered on time.
  • Work with customers, designers and directors/salesman to develop enquiries and confirm orders with the customer.
  • Check all details on the customer contracts and passing all relevant details to the supplier and account manager.
  • Ensure critical path / summary is updated as amendments are agreed - i.e. price, shipment, quantity etc.
  • Working with the account manager, designers, garment techs, suppliers and customer to finalise all aspects of new orders.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • Degree or equivalent relating to the clothing industry is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised, efficient and can work to tight deadlines, within a fast paced environment.    
  • Experience of Excel, Word and e-mail applications is required
  • Experience within the clothing industry is desirable 
  • Previous experience as a wholesale /import merchandiser is desirable 
  • Experience with liaising with the Far East would also be desirable

Assistant Merchandiser - The Package:

  • Competitive salary dependant on experience.

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Assistant Merchandiser

Manchester, UK
Competitive, dependant on experience

Published on 2 Apr 2020