Production Merchandiser Birchwood, UK


Production Merchandiser 
- Birchwood
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Merchandising team based at our Head Office in Birchwood, Warrington.


Responsibility for sourcing products aligned to retail range plan, covering production process, price negotiation, progress and delivery to agreed schedule


Arrange initial capacity bookings and delivery scheduling with suppliers, and amend / update as process progresses.
Issue confirmation of order placements to suppliers, and arrange and issue official order paperwork.
Manage Letter of Credit & contract letter paperwork and currency requirements as necessary.
Liaise closely with Langco offices and suppliers on order progress, updating the status report / expected delivery file, to provide visibility of delivery performance.
Communication and provision of supply chain visibility through verbal communication, written reports and team meetings, as required with Production Manager.
Management of critical Path stages, ensuring that the system is kept up-to-date, exceptions are followed up and appropriate action is taken, to ensure delivery to schedule.
Management of relative Critical Path functions, to ensure that products are developed, manufactured and delivered to schedule.
Responsible for order progress to Critical Path, and updating of expected delivery file, highlighting any issues to the Director.
Management of the official ordering process, including any required Letter of Credit documentation.
Provide relevant information on raw materials, products and sources to Design and Buying & Merchandising colleagues, and attend strategy and selection meetings as necessary.
Ensure product is delivered within agreed costing, (including processing).
Provide financial forecasts as required.
Job Type: Full-time
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