Merchandiser - Accessories

Location
London
Salary
£27000.00 - £28000 per annum
Posted
25 Jan 2019
Closes
22 Feb 2019
Ref
2188
Contact
Joanna Nathan
Function
Merchandiser
Job Type
Permanent

Focusing on jewellery and stationary for the children's market you will be working with a close team of Production Merchandisers, you will liaise daily with factories in China and Thailand as well as UK Department stores and online clients ensuring a smooth and efficient production process.
This is an outstanding role for a hard working confident communicator with an engaging personality and excellent organisational talents.

Main Responsibilities will Include:

  • Manage multiple lines of product, ordering stock as required
  • Maintain or develop critical path on all lines
  • Costing multi-faceted products
  • Negotiating and confirming final production costs
  • Following up production samples with factories
  • Checking samples for quality
  • Arranging tags/labels - ordering and shipment
  • Creating shipping documents
  • Communicating with overseas offices to track development and production
  • Co-ordinating with designers to ensure all production requirements are met
  • Communicating with factories to ensure all documents (shipping/invoices etc) are accurate, complete and received on time
  • Entering orders and products onto the software package and liaising with the Accounts Department
  • Build strong relationships with customers to ensure a professional delivery process



Person Responsibilities:

  • Experience working with factories in China and the Far East
  • Strong IT skills including excellent Word and Excel (Intermediate/Advanced)
  • Excellent communication, both spoken and written
  • Knowledge of the production process and its challenges
  • Excellent organisation talents
  • 2+ years' production experience, preferably within jewellery, accessories or stationery