Merchandiser

  • Job Reference: JS4049
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2017
  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Merchandising
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a leading supplier of ladies, mens and childrenswear to some of the UK's major high street stores. They are looking for a numerate, organised and enthusiastic Merchandiser to join their busy team.

Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Take day-to-day control of the merchandising activities and the full critical path process. 
  • Attend and contribute to weekly critical path meetings.
  • Establish and maintain regular communication with manufacturing locations to; ensure visibility of new orders
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with customer(s).
  • Assume accountability for achieving delivery dates as per agreed costed margins.
  • Using business systems input load all purchase orders promptly and accurately. 
  • Strive to improve ways of working through carrying out regular performance reviews and seeking customer feedback. 
  • Ensure the Commercial Executive is kept fully up-to-date with progress; highlighting any potential issues and proposing solutions where possible.
  • Inform the Commercial Executive and all appropriate parties of any unforeseen ‘on costs’ in an efficient and timely manner and resolve through re-charge where possible. 
  • Undertake any other tasks deemed necessary and appropriate by your line manager.

Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • You will have strong analytical skills.
  • Be a team player within your own department and across the wider business.
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Show resilience and cope well under pressure.
  • Have a flexible approach, with an ability to demonstrate diplomacy and tenacity as required.
  • A thorough understanding of; the garment costing process; the dynamics of low cost garment manufacturing; and complex supply chains.
  • A willingness to undertake UK and overseas travel. 

Merchandiser - The Package:

  • Competitive salary

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.