Import Merchandiser/Product Development

  • Job Reference:
  • Date Posted:
    08 March 2022
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  • Location:
  • Salary:
    On Application
  • Job Type:
  • Work Hours:
    Full Time
  • Contact:
    Joanne Stratton
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Job Description

Our client is a family owned, Licensed Garment supplier to the high street. They are currently recruiting for an Import Merchandiser to work with a large UK account.

 Import Merchandiser/Product Development - The Role:

  • Negotiating prices with factories and customers
  • Raising new orders internally and sending to overseas factory / In country merchandisers
  • Checking all details on customer contracts
  • Liaising with factories / in country merchandisers daily, on email & phone with regards to approvals/rejections
  • Updating and analysing internal and customer critical paths
  • Conducting weekly skype calls with factories
  • Sending sample submissions – Lab dips/strike offs to customer
  • Coordination between licensing department and QC department with sample approvals
  • Liaising with logistics department to ensure goods are delivered on time
  • Liaising with design department if any design issues & to request high resolution artwork to send to the factory.
  • Checking label artworks, and giving approval to factory
  • Identifying production issues and dealing with any problems that arise
  • Ability to read test reports & send production pieces to the lab
  • Maintain strong customer relationship
  • Attend customer meetings

 Import Merchandiser/Product Development - The Candidate:

  • Highly organised
  • Ability to work under pressure & cope with tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive approach
  • Previous experience in licensing would be an advantage
  • Previous experience in Children’s wear, Jersey / Knitted.
  • Previous experience in Garment Physical and Chemical testing.
  • Familiar on Microsoft Office packages and Outlook.
  • Ensuring a smooth handover between departments

Import Merchandiser/Product Development - The Package:

  • Competitive depending on experience

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted

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