Job Title: Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
REF: 897239
Contact Name: Sophie Rice
Contact Email:
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

Our client, based near to Market Harborough, is looking to recruit for a Merchandiser to join an energetic and enthusiastic hard working team. This is a very fast paced but friendly and relaxed working environment. You will have to handle queries from all 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

  • Critical Path Management
  • Updating and chasing daily to ensure orders run to schedule
  • Raising and checking contracts, amendments
  • Press samples
  • Ordering packaging
  • Chasing confirmation and production samples, testing etc
  • Monitoring of shipment schedules
  • Working directly with the customer's Merchandisers
  • Giving the customer weekly updates through critical path document and for meetings
  • Production planning on core programmes and chasing for repeats
  • Attending conferences held by customers.
  • Relay this information to UK and Sourcing teams
  • Using customer web based systems, Editrack, B2B, Xtranet
  • Work with Paris office for invoicing queries and bill payment
  • Help to cover the team's workload when requested, at busy times or absence
  • Offer support and training to the Assistants

Skills and experience required:

  • Organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Keen to learn
  • Responsible
  • Self-motivated
  • Multi-task
  • Good communicator
  • Competent in Microsoft Outlook and Excel

Salary and benefits:

  • £20,000 - £22,000
  • Pension
  • 20 days annual holiday + bank holidays
  • Free parking