Import Merchandiser - Home Textiles 12 month contract

Import Merchandiser - Home Textiles 12 month contract

£ dependent on Experience
REF: 10996 1AA

Job Description

If you are looking to gain experience in the home textiles market, and have relevant experience within a product developer or import merchandiser role, this opportunity could be for you!

Import Merchandiser– Home Textiles – The Job Description

  • To complete internal technical documents with product codes, barcodes, packaging spec and label positioning
  • To check and prepare for sign off all preproduction artworks for compliance and spelling errors, to correct if necessary or to coordinate the correction and then to present to the account manager and / or customer for final sign off
  • To prepare and maintain sash and label artwork templates, to ensure all new sashes and labels conform to Legal & technical labelling requirements
  • To request and co-ordinate any amendments for artworks with our external Graphic Designer
  • To communicate with Own label customers on artwork approval
  • To set up all packaging artworks with suppliers ready for POs to be raised
  • Prepare and check data for Inventory policy and BOM detail and upload
  • To raise and distribute Product Change Documents when required and update the Specification
  • To liaise with packaging technologist to ensure retail packaging design is developed to be pallet friendly and outer packing info is accurate
  • To liaise where necessary with the technical manager or customer to ensure full compliance with any requirements including legal on packaging / labelling and organise sign off of all artwork by key stakeholders
  • To ensure the critical path dates are being met for all new product launches.
  • Attend Critical Path Meetings
  • To archive discontinued, technical folders and component artworks
  • To prepare specifications and packaging for any rework of products required

Import Merchandiser – Home Textiles – The Person

  • Previous experience within a similar background of product development or import merchandising
  • Attention to detail
  • High level proof reading skills
  • Effective Team working
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbally
  • Good time management
  • Good organisational skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Confident IT, Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Sage (desirable not essential)

Import Merchandiser – Home Textiles – The Company

  • Our client is an established premium home textiles business, with 3 own brands and a growing mix of street retailers and contracts. 

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