Import Merchandiser

We are looking for an experienced Import Merchandiser to join the Rab team at our Derbyshire headquarters. The successful applicant will also work across our sister brand Lowe Alpine.

Key responsibilities

  • React to changes in demand and logistics in such a way as to minimize the impact on the business.
  • Analyse trends and liaise with internal parties to predict future patterns and buy responsibly and with budgetary factors, inventory levels, and relationship with factory at the heart of your decisions.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with the supplier base.
  • Develop a close relationship with other departments to ensure supply is kept as efficient as possible.
  • Maximise inventory availability whilst minimizing stock holding of both raw materials (in conjunction with the Fabric Specialist) and finished goods.
  • Raise purchase orders with suppliers as well as being responsible for tracking progress.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience in a merchandising position is essential from a retail or import merchandising background.
  • Intermediate/advanced level knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft packages.
  • Ideally educated to Degree level or hold a relevant qualification.
  • Experience of using Navision or a similar ERP software would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge or previous experience of working within a Supply Chain environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Conscientious and self-motivated and must be able to work within a team and on own initiative, with minimal supervision.
  • Experience of dealing with far eastern suppliers would be advantageous.

Applicants can apply here CLICK THIS LINK

The closing date for applications is Friday 18th May 2018.



















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