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Import Buyer/Merchandiser

Import Buyer/Merchandiser


Salary between £25,000 to £32,000 DOE

This is a great opportunity to join a successful, well-established accessory business, based in the North West. This role would suit an experienced buyer and/or merchandiser who have experience managing own budgets looking for the next step in industry to work for a well-established business. 

My client is friendly and down to earth, and really values their team. They are looking for an individual that has an interest in fashion and a head for facts and figures. I am looking for a real team player, who is analytically minded and happy to roll up their sleeves and work hard in this fast paced environment.

Import Buyer/Merchandiser - The role:

  • Working closely with internal teams for range development, product updates as well as customers and offshore factories.
  • You will be responsible for your own budget and will report to the MD of the business.
  • Negotiating prices and lead times with the suppliers.
  • Raising orders to factories and approval of packaging methods, shipments
  • Working closely with the design team on approvals
  • Working closely with overseas factories and liaising via email and telephone.
  • Sourcing new factories and drive product development.
  • Managing own work load and time efficiently

Import Buyer/Merchandiser - The candidate:

  • Candidates must have experience as a Merchandiser within an supplier / import business within fashion garments and / or accessories
  • A good general knowledge of fabrics, quality and chasing test reports.
  • Ability to travel both in the UK and offshore is required.
  • Must be open minded with a willingness to adapt and learn new ways of working
  • Team player who can handle a busy workload
  • Great communication skills are required as will be dealing with Far East factory’s on a daily basis
  • You must have a keen eye for detail.


Please apply with your updated CV to quoting our reference: 11753 - 1HH

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Import Buyer/Merchandiser


Published on 25 Feb 2020