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Senior Merchandiser

Senior Merchandiser

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
REF: 897239
Contact Name: Sophie Rice
Contact Email: srice@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a fashion-industry business based in Market Harborough, is looking to recruit a Senior Merchandiser to join their enthusiastic team in a very fast-paced but friendly and supportive working environment. You will be required to handle queries from the international offices and customers on a daily basis and must be extremely organised. The role is demanding, extremely varied and enjoyable.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing an £8 million key account
  • Critical path management
  • Updating and chasing daily to ensure orders run to schedule
  • Raising, checking and amending contracts
  • Press samples
  • Ordering packaging
  • Chasing confirmation and production samples
  • Monitoring of shipment schedules
  • Working directly with the customers' merchandisers
  • Giving the customer weekly updates through the critical path document
  • Production planning on core programmes and chasing for repeats
  • Attending conferences held by customers
  • Relaying critical path information to UK and sourcing teams
  • Using customer web-based systems, Editrack, B2B, Xtranet
  • Working with the Paris office for invoicing queries and bill payments
  • Helping to cover the team's workload when requested, at busy times or during absence
  • Offering support and training to the assistants

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience within a merchandising role and working with critical paths
  • Organised with good attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Outlook and Excel

Salary and benefits:

  • £26,000 - £28,000
  • 23 days annual holiday + bank holidays
  • Free parking