Junior Production Merchandiser

‘WE ARE WE WEAR’ Building confidence in women, one body at a time Every woman deserves to feel confident in their lingerie and swimwear. That’s why We Are We Wear is dedicated to creating quality swimwear & intimates with everybody in mind. With sizes ranging from XS to 3XL – and appropriate enhancements made to ensure comfort across the board – join us in saying goodbye to unrealistic beauty standards and hello to We Are We Wear.This is a junior position & expecting to have 2-4 years experience within retail merchandising. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, good problem solving skills. Someone who is extremely organised & highly analytical to work under pressure & meet deadlines .Experience with dealing with offshore factories that deal with large production lines is ideally required. The job roles main responsibilities will include the following:-Manage key supply chain processes, suppliers & inventory management-Develop & maintain a portfolio of high-performance suppliers.-Plan & implement global logistics strategy, ensuring targets are met. -Drive & managing cost negotiations with suppliers-Raising initial Po’s -Logistics management & merchandising planning-Stock controller-Continuously looking for ways to improve lead times-Track & monitor deliveries per wholesale account-Anticipate potential supply chain issues & expedite it.-Responsible for driving the effective use of systems & maintenance & accuracy-Capacity booking negotiation with suppliers. -Be able to manage an assistant/small team-Planning demand and providing accurate forecasts for stock requirements from key suppliers.-Ensuring minimal stock wastage.-Support in the shaping and execution of the purchasing strategy.-Working closely with our warehouse & distribution centres -Work closely with the director to understand payment issues related to accounts. -Assist with overheads budgeting & financial planning.-Processing orders from wholesale accounts.Person specification-A Junior with 2-4 years experience within retail merchandising.-Ability to work in a team, whilst demonstrating innovative and flexibility-Ability to react to change. -Excellent communication skills both externally and at all levels internally, both written and verbal (good telephone manner)-Understanding of working for a smaller business, requires a hands-on attitude.-Ability to work well under pressure & priorities tasks-Strong organisation & administration skills.-Enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated.-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy.-Willing to adapt and take on new challenges; and driven to continually improve.-Proficient in analysing numbers and providing accurate feedback.-Strong Excel skills, VLOOKUP’s and Pivots are a mus