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Import Merchandiser

Job Title: Import Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93512
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2013 16:05

Job Description

My client is a key supplier to the high street, they are currently looking to a recruit an experienced Import Merchandiser to join the team. As Import Merchandiser you must have excellent communication skills coupled with sound IT skills and an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Ideally you will have experience of communicating with factories in the Far East and China, as well previous experience working with clients and customers. You must have fashion/apparel experience. Key responsibilities will include: * Full critical path management and maintenance. * Liaising with and communicating effectively and efficiently with overseas factories. * Attending client/customer meetings and detailing their requirements. Ensuring orders have been placed correctly and are being produced to critical path. * Sample management and ordering. Organising and maintaining sample library. * Approving cost prices and shipment dates. * Organising fabric testing and approving lap dips. The successful candidate will: * Be able to demonstrate a number of years experience working as an Import Merchandiser with another successful supplier or key supplier to the high street. You must fashion/apparel experience. * Be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail. * Have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. * Be an excellent communicator. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Import Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. If you want to be part of a successful and growing business, and think you have the relevant skills and experience, apply now with a copy of your 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.