Merchandise Planner - Womens Fashion!
Work in an inspiring office | onsite parking | central location
Suits an industry apparel guru or production manager!
Fixed term maternity cover - 9 months
We are recruiting a highly organised, confident individual with previous experience in production, timeline management and the critical path process. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing the production and garment ordering process to achieve delivery in full, is on time and accurate. Our client has a solid reputation, produces quality garments and has a very systematic approach.
The role will include, but not be limited to;
Having key relationships with many external and internal stakeholders; including Suppliers/Factories, Merchandise Managers, Garment Techs, QC inspectors, shipping and customs.
1. Production management
Full critical path management ensuring suppliers have all information required for production ; ie samples, trims, specs, Pos and labelling.
Daily communication with suppliers to track and progress production
Highlight risks or critical path deadlines of concern and discuss with Merch Manager or GM.
Commercial decision making as part of the process
2. Order processing
Order placement to be monitored and received into system by season
Purchase orders raised in timely manner
Order updates to be made, delivery, price
Information to be collated into the order book processor – create pivot tables and distributor information.
3. Sales support
Provide sales support to the merchandise team in customer meetings; including selling tools, logistics samples
When required arrange and manage salesman sample process and assist in creating look books and photo samples.
To be successful in this role, you will;
Have a sound knowledge of garment construction and fabrics
Be technically orientated
Have good negotiation and problem solving skills
Be self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
Have a proven ability to work cross functionally with many different stakeholders
Be accountable for timelines and have a sense of urgency when required.
Have excellent written, verbal, presentation and public speaking skills
Be detail and action orientated.
If this role sounds like you, or you would like to have a confidential discussion about the role, then please apply now by emailing your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This role is based in CHRISTCHURCH.
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