Assistant Merchandiser

C.I.H. Limited
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working on behalf of a multi sector supplier to the retail high street, who are seeking a Merchandiser. We have worked with this client for a number of years and they continue to recruit the best individuals allowing their business to grow year on year. Job Purpose: As part of the merchandising team you will provide the cornerstone of all the orders and work seamlessly with the factories, off-shore offices and customers to ensure each element of the order is fulfilled and signed-off. You will be responsible for the critical path and ensure that the necessary information is available at each stage in the production process. Main duties and Responsibilities: - Principal point of contact for customers and factories regarding delivery, approval, costings and production issues - Negotiate Shipment dates with factory and customer - Liaise between customers and suppliers and shipping department to ensure all aspects of the critical path are actioned from point of development to shipment date - Liaise with suppliers to order stock and agreeing timescales and delivery dates - Monitor bulk production of garments - Manage the packaging approval process with support from the Assistant Merchandiser - Attend customer meetings with the Senior Merchandiser/Merchandise Manager/Head of Merchandising as required to understand customer requirements and consolidate relationships with customers - Raise purchase orders, create costing packs and assist with managing the intake and distribution of all orders - Update and maintain merchandise tools e.g. SAP Skills, Knowledge and Experience: - Excellent attention to detail and a methodical approach - Strong numerical and analytical skills - Ability to use initiative, respond quickly to change and cope well under pressure - Relevant product knowledge and experience would be an advantage but not essential - Good IT skills, including Excel - Excellent attention to detail and a methodical approach - Proven experience as a Assistant Merchandiser/Merchandiser Remuneration £16-23k+ depending on experience, if you are interested in the Merchandiser position, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Liz Quinton for further details. Headway Recruitment is acting as employment business / agency on behalf of our client. We have been asked to check all suitable clients' eligibility to work in the UK.
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