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Import Buyer/Merchandiser 11753 HH

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Reference Number: 11753 HH
Posted: 12/02/2020
Deadline: 31/03/2020

Salary between £25,000 to £32,000 DOE

This is a great opportunity to join a successful, well-established accessory business, based in the North West. This role would suit an experienced buyer and/or merchandiser who have experience managing own budgets looking for the next step in industry to work for a well-established business.

My client is friendly and down to earth, and really values their team. They are looking for an individual that has an interest in fashion and a head for facts and figures. I am looking for a real team player, who is analytically minded and happy to roll up their sleeves and work hard in this fast paced environment.

Import Buyer/Merchandiser 11753 HH - The Textile Institute

Import Buyer/Merchandiser – The role:

Working closely with internal teams for range development, product updates as well as customers and offshore factories.

You will be responsible for your own budget and will report to the MD of the business.

Negotiating prices and lead times with the suppliers.

Raising orders to factories and approval of packaging methods, shipments

Working closely with the design team on approvals

Working closely with overseas factories and liaising via email and telephone.

Sourcing new factories and drive product development.

Managing own work load and time efficiently

Import Buyer/Merchandiser – The candidate:

Candidates must have experience as a Merchandiser within an supplier / import business within fashion garments and / or accessories

A good general knowledge of fabrics, quality and chasing test reports.

Ability to travel both in the UK and offshore is required.

Must be open minded with a willingness to adapt and learn new ways of working

Team player who can handle a busy workload

Great communication skills are required as will be dealing with Far East factory’s on a daily basis

You must have a keen eye for detail.

Please apply with your updated CV to
quoting reference number: 11753 HH

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