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Assistant Merchandiser - Childrenswear

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Childrenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91338
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: lyt.56517.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 23, 2013 09:41

Job Description

On of the most widely recognised names in retail is currently seeking an outstanding Assistant Merchandiser to be part of their clothing team, focusing on the childrenswear category. Assistant merchandiser: the role: -• Ensure that the critical path, from the initial customer meeting to the final delivery of the selected product is managed efficiently and effectively • Understanding the customers' needs and ensuring that correct procedures are followed to ensure exceptional delivery • Working on systems to create internal codes, purchase orders for Far Eastern suppliers and checking corresponding invoices and shipping details are correct • Managing and working to tight critical paths to ensure all components arrive in time to meet agreed delivery schedules • Monitoring stock levels of all packaging components to ensure we have enough packaging for in season repeat orders and placing further orders when appropriate • Working with the product and sales information provided to maintain the range sheets • Assisting in the administration of product testing samples and involvement in quality control issues. • Working with the Managers in preparing samples for customer meetings Assistant merchandiser: the person: -You will be ideally degree educated, any degree in fashion would be advantageous -Some experience (few months to a couple of years) within buying or merchandising administration in either retail or wholesale/supplier organisations -Knowledge and experience of critical path management -You would have come from a fashion background -You would be enthusiastic , really keen and eager to learn and grow -You will have experience working on Excel/spreadsheets This is a truly exciting opportunity to join a leading UK retailer! If you are enthusiastic about this opportunity and are looking for that next step in your Merchandising career, please apply now!We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.