Import Merchandiser

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH25563

£25000.00 - £28000 per annum

Role Title
Import Merchandiser
Up to £28,000 depending on experience
South Manchester

Role Profile
Our client, a leading clothing supplier based in Stockport, is looking to employ an experienced and true Import Merchandiser to join their growing team. Working as part of a close-knit and friendly team, this is an important role where you will have responsibility for managing a number of suppliers and customer accounts, ensuring all orders are fulfilled at the right price, to the right spec and within the agreed timeframes. This is an incredibly fast-paced role where you will be required to show initiative and hit the ground running as the business has recently won a new, large account, which is the reason for adding an additional person into the team. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven individual with a solid grounding in import merchandising to join a fast-paced and growing business that can offer further development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Placing orders, negotiating and managing dates with suppliers in China, Bangladesh, Pakistan etc.
  • Managing the production process from order placement to delivery
  • Critical path management ensuring deadlines are met
  • Building and maintaining strong supplier relationships & building internal relationships with all departments
  • Managing a high number of suppliers and orders
  • Liaising with suppliers on a daily basis
  • Raising purchase orders and various other administrative tasks

Skills & Experience

  • Currently working as an established and strong Import Merchandiser within a similar business in order to hit the ground running
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage a large number of suppliers and orders
  • Approachable, team player
  • Confident with the ability to push back to suppliers and get the best out of supplier relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Not afraid to chase others for business-critical information or to complete duties in a timely manner
  • Driven, hardworking and eager to go the extra mile
  • Enthusiastic and keen to develop skills further

Client information
Our client is a leading clothing supplier based in South Manchester

Up to £28,000 depending on experience

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