Import Merchandiser

Manchester ( Hybrid Role )

Competitive Salary

Permanent, Full Time

To ensure that products meet the required delivery and agreed gross margin while maintaining quality and safety standards by providing administrative support to the Account Manager to ensure the critical path is maintained.

Job Duties:

Attend Handover meetings

Check lab dips/strike offs and bulk fabric submissions and send to the customer for approval. 

Be able to raise and amend orders on the internal system and notify country offices / factories as required.

Input data into the internal shipping spreadsheet for the production and warehousing departments.

Manage Customer and Licensor approvals to meet critical path.

Upon receipt of the contract from the customer, report any discrepancies to the Account Manager and once approved, notify the country offices / factories.  

Ensure correct critical path and summary is sent to the customer as required.

Complete customer packaging requirements and send to factory.

Check licensor approvals and upload onto the system. 

Liaise with the Licensing co-ordinator regarding the development and approval of licensor packaging.

To ensure all paperwork is kept up to date and filed accordingly.

Arrange and lead customer pre-production meetings

Gold Seal checking procedure – work with the Gmt Tech to ensure gold seals are correct and authorise shipment of goods.

Co-ordinate the checking and approval of invoices and packing lists and giving the authorisation to accounts for payment. 

Update the containers on the water spread sheet

Work with the customer and 3rd Party warehouse to ensure the goods are booked and delivered as per agreed dates. 

Dispatch goods off the system once dispatched by the warehouse.

Complete weekly dispatch report for your accounts and send to Production & Sourcing Director each Monday by 9am.

Ensure that all P/O’s and S/O are closed down once complete. 

Observe all Company Rules, Standard Operating Procedures and Company Policies particularly in relation to Health and Safety, Harassment, Disciplinary and ICT Security.

To identify opportunities for improving the method of operation in your area of responsibility.

To implement improvements, which have been agreed with your Line