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Fashion Import Merchandiser

Job Title: Fashion Import Merchandiser
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Salford, Greater Manchester
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
REF: 3628_1644937242
Contact Name: Jo Roberts
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Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Import Merchandiser to join a well-established Homeware and Fashion company based in Salford. The company is known for selling in-house brands and white label goods to both UK and International customers and this job would suit someone who enjoys working hands-on within a team. This is an important role looking after the full product lifecycle and managing the critical path.

Main responsibilities will include:
* Working with managers and designers to develop seasonal range plans for brands and customers.
* Costing designs with suppliers and presenting prices.
* Placing and raising orders/po's with factories and following the order from costing through to delivery. Including lab dips, submissions, sample sign offs, fitting, wash testing, approvals, inspections and shipping authorisations
* Experience with Sage and with excellent CP management.
* Sealing with customers and following approvals processes
* Overseeing shipping, delivery of goods and processing requirements.
* Liaising with designers, factories, sales team, shipping and accounts departments throughout the order process
* Monitoring sales of stock lines to help feedback to sales and design
* Working with customers -from large retailers to wholesalers and some independents.
* Attending and feeding back in meetings.

Person Specification
* Previous experience as an Import Merchandiser working with large retailers and familiar with PLM systems and Sage.
* Experience of liaising with overseas factories
* Good attention to detail and accuracy. Efficient and good time management
* Fully computer literate with strong capability in Outlook, Excel and Word.
* Ideally Fashion / Apparel experience
* Excellent Communication skills