£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11671 KK

Job Description



Salary DOE

This is a great opportunity for an established Merchandiser, with strong previous experience within fashion wholesale/supply, to join a highly reputable High Street supplier in Leicester.

My client is a successful garment manufacturer and supplier of trend led, mid-level women’s fashion jerseywear to the high street, to some of the biggest and most exciting retailers. They are offering a great opportunity for join a very supportive, friendly team, in a nice working environment where employees are treated with respect, and given autonomy & flexibility.

Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Maintaining the critical path to ensure all key dates meet customer requirement/deadlines
  • Updating and maintaining company and customer systems from confirmation of a development sample to shipment of production.
  • Obtaining initial prices from the relevant factories (both in UK and Off Shore) and finalising prices with the relevant people.
  • Liaising with customers to ensure that all needs are met after the initial meeting - through CADs/swatches and samples.
  • Attending customer fit meetings on a regular basis.
  • Reviewing customer fit comments to ensure all notes and amendments are clear.
  • Assessing sealing, pre-production & shipment samples.
  • The ordering/development of all labelling and trims to ensure that the customers’ requirements are met.

Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • Must be trend led, ambitious and passionate about the fashion industry.
  • Ideally 3 – 5 years ’ experience working in a similar environment
  • Experience managing critical path is essential
  • Previous experience in dealing with key UK accounts
  • Great communication skills are required as will be dealing with overseas factory’s on a daily basis
  • Team player who can handle a busy workload

Please apply with your updated CV to quoting our reference: 11671 KK

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