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Merchandiser - Accessories

Job Title: Merchandiser - Accessories
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
REF: 2188_1548436486
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Focusing on jewellery and stationary for the children's market you will be working with a close team of Production Merchandisers, you will liaise daily with factories in China and Thailand as well as UK Department stores and online clients ensuring a smooth and efficient production process.
This is an outstanding role for a hard working confident communicator with an engaging personality and excellent organisational talents.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage multiple lines of product, ordering stock as required
  • Maintain or develop critical path on all lines
  • Costing multi-faceted products
  • Negotiating and confirming final production costs
  • Following up production samples with factories
  • Checking samples for quality
  • Arranging tags/labels - ordering and shipment
  • Creating shipping documents
  • Communicating with overseas offices to track development and production
  • Co-ordinating with designers to ensure all production requirements are met
  • Communicating with factories to ensure all documents (shipping/invoices etc) are accurate, complete and received on time
  • Entering orders and products onto the software package and liaising with the Accounts Department
  • Build strong relationships with customers to ensure a professional delivery process

Person specification:

  • Experience working with factories in China and the Far East
  • Strong IT skills including excellent Word and Excel (Intermediate/Advanced)
  • Excellent communication, both spoken and written
  • Knowledge of the production process and its challenges
  • Excellent organisation talents
  • 2+ years' production experience, preferably within jewellery, accessories or stationery