Merchandising Assistant

Recruiter
Tagged Resources
Location
Hinckley
Salary
From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum DOE
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

A leading supplier of garments to both retail and trade, working with high street retailers and supermarket brands are looking to recruit a Merchandising Assistant. This is a busy and varied position with the primary function of supporting the Account Managers / Merchandiser in delivering customer service excellence and supporting the administration and processing of customer orders from start to finish, working with the production and retail teams.

The Role:

  • Assist in managing the critical path process to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Entering orders on to the ERP system and preparing worksheets for production.
  • Manage and build relationships with existing clients, assisting, where required, in all aspects of the samples, approval, order and re-order process.
  • Work closely with the sample team to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Assist with customer service issues by telephone, email and face to face where appropriate answering queries and questions.
  • Maintain regular communications with suppliers, customers, warehouse and Production/processing teams to anticipate any issues and provide feedback.
  • Deputise for Account Manager in meetings as required and provide seamless cover in their absence.
Skills Required:

  • Excellent numerical and organisational skills are essential.
  • Previous knowledge of critical path management and product development process from samples through to final delivery is desirable.
  • Good team player who is conscientious, energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Effective communication skills required -both written and oral.
  • Strong computer skills including excel etc.
  • Have the ability to work to critical deadlines and prioritise when required and works well under pressure, comfortable with change and variety.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
We regret that due to the volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis.
This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77607601