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Import Merchandiser

RecruiterCast UK Limited
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£16,000 to £18,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs
Date Posted15 September 2017

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Role Title
Import Merchandiser
£16 - £18k depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Our client, a long established supplier of Accessories & Gifts, is looking to appoint a Import Merchandiser to join their UK team based near Oldham. They are well-respected supplier that produces trend-led and bespoke products to leading UK and international retailers for over 20 years. Due to their continuing growth, the business is keen to employ a bright and enthusiastic Import Merchandiser to join their close-knit and friendly team. The ideal candidate will have strong stock management skills and have a genuine interest in the product area as well as exceptional Word and Excel skills. Graduates with relevant degrees/work experience will also be considered. This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated, confident, logical thinker who can demonstrate initiative and drive, to join a growing business where you will be managing a number of customer accounts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Handle Customer orders and enquiries
  • Raising all purchase orders internally and send to production factories
  • Accurately amending purchase orders
  • Dealing with issues arising with orders both internally and externally
  • Inputting orders onto the Critical Path
  • Managing Critical Path with suppliers and Customers
  • Processing Samples Received
  • Labelling, Logging, Organising and Filing Samples
  • Sampling Chasing and Sending at customers request
  • Supporting in sample preparation for selection meetings
  • Receiving and Sending Courier Parcels / Post
  • Assist in Range Planning
  • Meet and greet customers and prepare and offer refreshments
  • Monitor Shipping and Factory Production and ensure the customer production flow is accurate and updated and stock deliveries are achieved
  • Liaise with production factories to ensure production is in line with the agreed plan
  • Develop a sold working relationship with customers and suppliers to achieve an effective working environment
  • Preparing Quotations / sales offers for customers for email and meetings
  • Arranging Inspection bookings prior to shipment

Skills & Experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with tight deadlines
  • Experience in import / supply chain industry would be a big bonus!
  • Time management skills in order to prioritise workload
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organisation skills are essential
  • PC word, excel
  • Confident communicator
  • Team Player with polite and friendly disposition.
  • Fashion Aware (some form of Fashion Degree will be an advantage)
  • Self-Motivated
  • Logical thinker

Client information
My client is a long established supplier of Accessories & Gifts both the UK and internationally.

£16 - £18k depending on level of experience

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit [link removed]

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Recruiter: Cast UK Limited
Tel: 0333 121 3345
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