Role details

Import Merchandiser

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Import and Wholesale Merchandisers
  • North West

About Our Client

Michael Page Fashion are looking for an Import Merchandiser for an established, reputable supplier who works with all the main fashion high street retailers.

Job Description

As an Import Merchandiser you will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure the smooth of progression of styles through the sampling & bulk critical paths.
  • Ensure orders which appear on customer electronic system are checked to confirm that they have been raised correctly in reference particularly to style, quantity/size breakdown, price and delivery date.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of delivery information held within customer systems & critical paths.
  • Gain an in depth understanding of the product, when possible attend fit meetings, review QC figures
  • Be aware of Reach & other EU regulations & when required offer support to the department on ensuring they follows guidelines
  • Responsible for the on time delivery of samples and to ensure samples are made to correct design brief, correct fit, quality, wash and construction.
  • Undertake when required any accessory development, linking closely with customers to ensure on time development & price confirmation.
  • Liaise with factories and suppliers on a daily basis.
  • Build strong relationship with office colleagues, carrying out weekly critical path meetings to ensure smooth running of customer account.
  • Gain understanding of the styles within the range, suppliers strengths & sample critical path lead-times & to use this knowledge to constantly review waypoint deadlines & proactively solve any obstacles to the on time delivery of samples.
  • Accountable for the raising of accurate orders & ensuring all price & delivery information is accurate. cross referencing the components information advised in the garment specification.
  • Provide instructions to suppliers on any airfreights & where applicable ensure compensation is agreed.
  • Record awareness of suppliers weakness & strengths.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in Import Merchandising and managing the critical path
  • Worked in a wholesale environment
  • excellent communication skills

What's on Offer

Competitive Package

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