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Assistant Import Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Import Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93464
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.73576.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 30, 2013 14:45

Job Description

This successful supplier to high street is currently looking to recruit an Assistant Import Merchandiser to join their head office team. In the role of Assistant Import Merchandiser, there is a strong emphasis on critical path and sample management. You must have be a strong communicator and possessing excellent attention to detail and organisational skills. Key responsibilities will include: * Critical path management; flagging any potential issues/delays/problems to senior members of the team at all stages of production process. * Sample management - ordering and chasing samples to hit required shipment/delivery dates. * Liaising and communicating with factories in the Far East. * Placing purchase orders. The successful candidate must have: * Minimum 1-2 years working in a Merchandising role for a key supplier to the high street. Apparel clothing experience would is highly desirable. * Experience managing and running the critical path. * Strong communications skills. * Excellent administrative ability, and a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. * Be enthusiastic and pro-active in their approach. This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Import Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience, apply today with a copy of your updated CV. 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.