Merchandiser

Recruiter
Pertemps Coventry Commercial
Location
Coventry
Salary
£17500 - £18500/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Marketing company for Merchandiser that has been in business for over 40 years based in Coventry. My client works with all major high street retails - ASOS, River Island, Next amongst others.

This role involves dealing with factories and mills from all over the globe to all of the high end retailers Every day we get to liaise with buyers, merchandisers and factories taking a very hands on approach to the account you are managing within fashion. It gives you the opportunity to experience the whole process of the garment from fabric selection to putting the garment into work at the factory, transport and delivery to the moment it leaves our warehouse to go to the retailers.

There is no better feeling than going into one of the retail stores and seeing garments which you have been involved with creating being sold.

Areas of responsibility:

o Coordinate and process samples
o Track deliveries and orders - creating a critical path to ensure that goods are going to be delivered to the customers on time.
o Complete competitor analysis
o Fabric analysis and knowledge.
o Ratio ordering
o Complete orders purchased by the customers - raise the order with the factory, order the fabric from the mill and follow the whole process through to delivery
o Prepare weekly reports for the factories and store groups
o Liaise with the Buyers and Merchandisers keeping them up to date with their orders.
o Communicating daily with Factories - tracking orders and providing the correct information.
o Build relationships with the fabric mills, factories and retail groups.
o Track stock arriving and leaving
o Trend analysis

Key Skills:

o Previous experience within a fashion related role
o Excellent written and communication skills
o Positive minded
o Organized
o Numerical and Analytical
o Negotiation skills
o Commercial Awareness
o Someone who can work well both individually and within a team
o Accuracy

If you are interested in this brilliant opportunity then please don't hesitate to get in touch and apply now