Merchandiser with Product Development

Recruiter
Bowmay Consulting Ltd
Location
Oldham
Posted
14 Nov 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you an experienced Merchandiser with Product Development experience?

Does a market leading business and hugely expanding department appeal to you?

Do you have experience in the textile industry?

If so, then we may have just the job for you...


We have an excellent opportunity for a Product Development / Merchandiser to join a rapidly expanding business in Oldham. This is a seriously impressive company to work for who can offer genuine progression opportunities.


The Company

If you are looking to join a market leading business with an impressive global client base who can offer stability and development, if you thrive working in a fast-paced environment and have and knowledge or experience in textiles then this could be for you. Having partnered with this business for over 14years, successfully placing many members of their team, I can tell you that they are a very reputable company, offer a great working environment and they certainly look after their staff.


The Candidate

We need someone to have product development experience, experience in proof checking either packaging or catalogues, you will have a real keen eye for detail. You will possess excellent organisational skills especially when working in a demanding environment where meeting deadlines is crucial.

We need a true team player, the team here all work together to ensure work is complete and to meet deadlines, they're a caring lot who all help each other out when needed.

A confident person is needed as their way of working is not by hiding behind emails when there are issues, you will happily pick up the phone to resolve any issues or queries.

They embrace new ideas and ways of working, so you will be naturally innovative and enjoy contributing to the team. Previous administrative experience is essential, retail experience would be desirable. PC Literacy is a must, especially Excel as there is a lot of costing work. It is highly desirable to have critical path experience.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaising with many departments within the business.
  • Chasing and monitoring samples and preparing samples for meetings.
  • Updating the system with product information - those that are selected/deselected.
  • Recording and photographing new product lines.
  • Ensuring all product lines have correct information logged and samples are logged on Critical Paths and Intake Sheet.
  • Liaise with display teams and the studio for new designs and to set up show rooms for meetings.
  • Working with the quality department on initial product checks.
  • Chasing up factories and organise packaging and photography within timescales.
  • Assisting other members of the team as required.


The Benefits

Along with working for an impressive company, you will be offered a basic salary plus 23 days annual leave, pension, life assurance, annual bonus, discounted products and free car parking.


Does this sound like a role that suits your skills and experience? If so, then please click on 'Apply Now' below.

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Due to the volume of applications received, it is with regret that we can only respond to those that are shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 5 days of your application, then please assume that you have been unsuccessful in this instance.


This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77623165