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Salary: Negotiable DOE

Type: Permanent

Location: Wakefield

An exciting opportunity to join our client, a well-established distributor who are well known for their quality products and excellent customer care along with being a great employer.

They now require a Merchandiser to manage the critical path from purchase order to delivery to the customer.

What’s On Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Monday – Friday working hours with an early finish on a Friday
  • Life assurance
  • 29 Days Holidays (inc. Bank Holidays) increases with tenure
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Flexible working

Responsibilities as a Merchandiser:

  • Placing confirmed Sales Orders/Purchase Orders on the company’s systems.
  • Liaising with the internal customers to agree on delivery dates for new enquiries and negotiating dates where necessary.
  • Keeping customers updated on progress of all ongoing orders.
  • Liaising with the customers and attending customer meetings on and off-site as required.
  • Liaising with the overseas suppliers or overseas offices and agreeing ship-dates and critical approval dates for any new orders.
  • Liaising with overseas suppliers/offices and the internal technical teams to meet the customer’s specific requirements, ensuring the factory has all the information/approvals needed to proceed.
  • Working closely with the design team and account managers and tracking design amendments.  Ensuring the sealing and approval of products being completed, within the required timescales.
  • Working closely with the license team to ensure products are license approved within required timescales.
  • Liaising with both the customers and factories in regard to delays and renegotiating delivery/ship dates.
  • Liaising with shipping/distribution to ensure goods arrive and are processed and delivered on time.
  • Ordering/co-ordinating the relevant packaging & labels for the Customers orders
  • Provide assistance with project work assigned by the Merchandise Manager.

What you will need as a Merchandiser:

  • A good knowledge of Excel and Word, especially Excel as updating spreadsheets accurately is a main part of this role.
  • Must have experience of import merchandising and with dealing with high street customers.
  • Computer literacy, numeracy & good organisational skills are essential.

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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

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