Merchandiser

  • Job Reference: JS4181
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2018
  • 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 individual to join the company as a Merchandiser.  

Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Take accountability for the delivery of the critical path for products, preparing ahead of buy confirmation and progressing once they are bought. 
  • Drive the team to meet key activity dates.
  • Interface with manufacturing in terms of booking forward capacity, providing planning pack and agreeing box plans / shipment methods.  
  • Manage the deviation from agreed plans and recommend an action plan to re-align to original dates for the customer.
  • Produce, agree and manage flows and availability, in conjunction with the commercial team for all styles. Take accountability for achieving delivery dates.
  • Monitor and notify any on-costs incurred or levied on the department 
  • Manage the customer and manufacturing interface by building progressive and effective relationships based on trust.
  • Highlight and manage any risk in terms of fabric or garments monthly and progress agreed actions. 
  • Act as a catalyst for communication between internal departments, manufacturing units, suppliers and the customer.
  • Determine critical paths and booking dates from initial concepts through to bought styles.  
  • Maintain all relevant paperwork and multiple system requirements

Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • You will be a methodical and meticulous worker who communicates effectively at all levels.
  • You will be an effective communicator at all levels with excellent attention to detail.
  • A sound knowledge of all Microsoft packages, particularly Excel.

Merchandiser - The Package:

  • Competitive salary

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