£18000 - £21000 21/07/2021
Assistant Merchandiser - would suit a Merchandising Administrator or a Graduate with a Merchandising placement year.
My Client, a supplier of home textiles to the UK High Street now has an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate who is ready to step into an Assistant Merchandiser role.
You will have a strong merchandising administration background (ideally in a retail Head Office), advanced Excel skills and excellent communication skills.
The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support to the merchandising team. Joining a fast paced department, you will be working in a small team assisting the merchandisers to maximise on time delivery to customers.
This role would suit an individual who is comfortable with numbers and looking for an extremely busy role, with a lot of interaction with internal departments to ensure the customer is serviced effectively.
Inputting orders / placing of works orders / purchase orders ensuring production / purchasing team are aware of priorities, and that delivery dates remain in line with customers\' requirements.
Taking Sales orders from customers via email, EDI. Checking to ensure all information is correct.
Maintaining communication with internal departments including merchandising team, account managers, - production, planning and logistics.
Weekly reports required to show the status of the orders.
Communications to ensure delivery on time and notifying any delays in advance to Customer and Account Managers.
Liaising with warehouse to ensure they know what products are due for despatch and priority for delivery & progress chasing.
Knowledge and Experience:
Strong Excel skills - currently working at an advanced level including formulae, VLOOKUP & pivot tables.
Previous experience in Sage 200 would be highly advantageous.
Comfortable working in an environment of constant change.
Numerate with keen eye for detail.
Excellent communication & organisational skills, ability to prioritise conflicting priorities.
Ability to work to strict deadlines to meet customer requirements.
Flexible approach to work as a team player with ability to co-ordinate between functions.
Professional approach, with confidence to represent the company.
Good work ethic is essential, as is reliability and commitment to the company.
Apply online or for further information contact one of our specialist consultants quoting reference number: NJR11640