Experienced Import Wholesale Merchandiser - maternity cover

Socks World
North Mymms
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Who Are We?

Socks World International Ltd was established in 1997. We are the sister company of one of the largest socks producing factories in Turkey, Istanbul.

We design and supply own brand socks, underwear, hats and licensed character socks to well-known high street retailers, wholesalers and supermarket chains throughout UK and Europe.

We are at the forefront of design and innovation of hosiery and we are one of the largest stock holders of socks within the United Kingdom.

We are looking to recruit a full-time Experienced Wholesale / Import Merchandiser to work in our small but expanding team in our office based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire to cover maternity leave with possibility of permanent role after.

You will be working with 1 Senior Import Merchandiser and 1 Sales Manager, Covering accounts from all over the UK retail market.

Your Role will include:

  • Maintaining customer and factory critical paths
  • Customer & factory correspondence . (Factories based in Turkey and China).
  • Checking customers PO’s for cost price, dates and QTYS match what the Sales Manager has agreed.
  • Supporting and assisting the Sales Manager.
  • Checking artworks of labels and all packaging from the factory before sending to customer for final approval.
  • Arranging & liaising with customer warehouses / bookings teams for deliveries and collections from our onsite warehouse.
  • Arranging & liaising with transport companies to ensure all customer deliveries and collections are met according to customer P/O’s.
  • Checking and labelling samples to be sent to customers.
  • Licensed Product- liaising with licensors and factory on approvals of samples.
  • Working closely with our in-house Design team to ensure CADS are sent to factory and customers where necessary.
  • Basic admin duties in and around the office- Include printing of stickers.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience as a Merchandiser in a similar role, within the fashion / Textile industry.
  • Must have Critical path knowledge
  • Problem Solver
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Good communication Skills, Organised, EXCEL Skills required.
  • Must work well under pressure and work well in a team as well as on your own.

Does this sound like you?

If so we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Job Type: Full-time

Qualification Questions

  • How many years of Wholesale Merchandising experience do you have?

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