Experienced Import Merchandiser Required

Square Peg Associates
From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Experienced Import Merchandiser Required

Merchandising fashion accessories

Salary: £22k - £28k Negotiable Depending on experience

Location: South Manchester

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (Flexible start / finish time)

Package: 28 days holiday, pension, free secure onsite parking + staff discount.

Square Peg Associates is working closely with one of the UK’s biggest, privately owned designers, importers and distributors of clothing and accessories within the fashion industry.

Due to expansion, our client is now recruiting for an experienced Import Merchandiser with knowledge of merchandising fashion accessories such as Hats, Scarf’s, and Gloves.

The right candidate will be confident, proactive, energetic and keen to learn new skills as you become a pivotal part of their vibrant team based at the head office in South Manchester.

As an Import Merchandiser you will:

·Report directly and work closely with the Merchandising Team Manager

·Manage the critical path and ensure deliveries arrive on time

·Work with specific high street accounts ensuring product ranges are manufactured on time and to budget.

·Communicate with internal teams as well as working closely with Far Eastern manufacturers to ensure collections are in line with critical paths.

·Be responsible for highlighting any problems or delays efficiently

·Be responsible for managing key accounts ensuring a smooth running at all times

·Raise orders to off-shore agents and factories

·liaise with the Accounts Department regarding invoices and monthly movement reports

Skills / Experience / Attributes:

Have experience of Import Merchandising using critical Path, knowledge of merchandising accessories such as Hats, Scarf’s, and Gloves is extremely beneficial.

·A high level of communicational skills are required to succeed in this position

·You should thrive off solving problems

·Be able to work well under pressure

·Be organised, adaptable and always willing to help team members.

·Good all round Microsoft, Office, Excel skills

Should you wish to apply for this fantastic position and become an integral part of a well known brand and one of the UK’s leading businesses then please forward an up to date CV in confidence to James at Square Peg Associates.

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