Import Merchandiser

Job Category : Fashion and Retail Jobs
Job Title : Import Merchandiser
Duration : Permanent Full-time
Region : Lancashire
Town : Manchester
Salary : £20-25,000
Posted : 14/12/2016

Optima Plus Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Import Merchandiser to join a newly-established yet successful and ever-growing supplier based in the North Manchester area of the UK. This is a new opportunity and therefore requires an individual that has a strong background working within this type of role. Dealing with a niche product you will be integral in the sourcing and merchandising of collections.

As a part of the merchandising team, you will provide the cornerstone of all orders and work seamlessly with the factories, off-shore offices and customers to ensure each element of the order is fulfilled, signed off and delivered to the right place and at the right time as scheduled. You will be responsible for the critical path and ensure that the necessary information is available at each stage-gate in the production process, working with your team and suppliers to achieve critical path deadlines. This is a fast paced role which requires someone with excellent communication skills.


Skills and Knowledge required:

  • Fully competent with experience of using Critical Path and related tools;
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills;
  • Ability to use initiative, respond quickly to change and cope well under pressure with tight deadlines;
  • Able to prioritise own workload with very strong attention to detail;
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel;
  • Confident and extremely organised;
  • Ensuring a smooth handover between departments.


For further information, please contact Gemma Hobson at

Job Ref : Import Merchandiser
Start Date : ASAP
Contact Details :


Optima Nursing & Care Service LTD
9 & 10 Ridge House,
Ridge House Drive,
Festival Park,

Office: +44 (0) 1782 409 333
Fax: +44 (0) 1782 631 991