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Assistant Merchandiser – Childrenswear Supplier (TGN4314) – Up to £20k DOE

Assistant Merchandiser – Childrenswear Supplier (TGN4314) – Up to £20k DOE

  • Merchandisers
  • Salford

Location: Salford

Type: Permanent

Industry: Childrenswear

Job Ref: TGN4314

The Company:
An established clothing retailer are seeking an Assistant Merchandiser to join their growing team. The company supply clothing to the high street including Matalan, River Island, Next, Tesco, & ASDA. You will be working in the Merchandising team and supporting the Account Manager with day-to-day admin. This is a 6 month maternity contract to start early in June 2022. The working hours are Monday to Thursday 7.30am-4.15pm with a 1pm finish on a Friday. An excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate with strong IT skills.

Benefits:

  • Good Progression opportunities
  • Annual reviews
  • 35 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Onsite parking & close to a tram stop
  • 1pm finish on a Friday

The Role:

  • Raise orders on the internal system and notify factories as required.
  • Check lab dips/strike offs and bulk fabric submissions and send to the customer for approval.
  • Input data into the internal shipping spreadsheet for the production and warehousing departments.
  • Send approved design pack to customer.
  • Manage Customer and Licensor approvals to meet critical path.
  • Update critical path and send to the customer as required.
  • Complete customer workbooks.
  • Co-ordinate the checking and approval of invoices and packing lists.
  • Check licensor approvals and upload onto the system.
  • Order photographic samples with factories.
  • Check gold seal samples and packaging.
  • Ensure all paperwork is kept up to date and filed accordingly.
  • Agree delivery dates with customer.
  • Arrange and lead customer pre-production meetings
  • Responsible for Gold Seal checking procedure and authorising shipment of goods
  • Oversee photographic samples and ensure orders and dates are agreed with the factories.
  • Ensure available stock is ‘called off’ against agreed time frames.
  • Attend meetings with the customer as per agreement with the Account Manager.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • Be a recent Graduate – ideally Buying & Merchandising, Fashion Management or similar.
  • Have strong IT skills including Excel.
  • Good communication, planning & organising skills.
  • Can work on own initiative and is focused on achieving results.
  • Can build relationships easily.
  • Meticulous/pays attention to detail
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