Merchandiser / Production Co-ordinator

Merchandiser / Production Co-ordinator

Salary circa £24,000 - 28,000 DOE'
REF: 11376 KK

Job Description

Looking for a driven and pro-active candidate to join a fast paced team within a successful fashion supply business, to look after their biggest high street account as a Merchandiser / Production Co-ordinator.

The opportunity is for an individual to take real ownership of the processes relating to this important customer account, reporting to and working alongside a company Director. I am looking for someone who is self-motivated with a positive attitude, ideally from a fast fashion background within womenswear.

Merchandiser / Production Co-ordinator – The Role 

  • Processing new orders from customers, ensuring that styles, quantities, sizes, selling prices and agreed delivery dates are correct.
  • Completing and confirming pre order list for factories, with accurate dates added for each critical path date for production process
  • Hold weekly critical path meetings to identify any issues that may impact delivery dates, and communicate to the factory to speed up the processes where needed.
  • Liaising with the factories to discuss production issues and look for ways to improvement.
  • Keep customer updated on order progress, advise of intake delays and request extensions.
  • Chasing up samples and lab dips, print approvals.
  • Monitor weekly shipments from factories
  • General managing of the account and working with sales, design and technical teams to ensure smooth execution of orders.

Merchandiser / Production Co-ordinator – The Person:

  • Previous experience working for a womenswear fashion supplier in wholesale merchandising is required.
  • Candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience preferably.
  • Confident speaking to customers and strong communications skills (written & verbal)
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
  • A good team player, with a positive attitude to their work and is adaptable to new challenges
  • Highly organised, strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Please apply with your updated CV to a.ridler@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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