Assistant Merchandising Manager / Senior Merchandiser (Home Textiles)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Merchandising Manager / Senior Merchandiser (Home Textiles)

Company Name: ZXY International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Graduate in Textile Technology or Textile Engineering from a well reputed institution

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 10 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Build customer base and generate business through existing and new customers
∎ Take lead in buyer meetings and present latest collection of samples to buyers
∎ Ensure continuous product development is offered to customers & work closely with the design team and factories in development of new samples.
∎ Ensure all customer inquiries are answered within 24hrs and all actions have been taken promptly
∎ Engage in costing & price negotiation with customers and vendors
∎ Analyze customer progress report in terms of growth/shortcomings/product and price points, get customer feedback on inquiries and close the orders with clarity on cost/ margin
∎ Review new tech packs and developments to identify any critical points and provide the right details to the factory
∎ Ensure all customer requirements are met in production based on customer tech packs
∎ Recommend any changes to the products or process improvements, which can help make production friendlier for construction without changing the aesthetics of the garment
∎ Conduct production meetings with the factories and QA team as per the allocated time and follow up with the factories on the progress of the orders
∎ Select and visit different fabric/textile mills, production, printing, washing factories and build long-term relationships for future orders
∎ Regularly evaluate factory performance and source & develop new factories as per requirements
∎ Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 10 years' merchandising experience in a reputed buying office or factory in Home Textiles with exposure in both bed & bath categories
∎ Ideal candidate will have a very high degree of technical and commercial competence and should have in depth knowledge of business development, product development, costing, sourcing and understanding of the production process.
∎ Candidates having connections with buyers and suppliers within and outside Bangladesh will be an added advantage.
∎ Profound knowledge of Home Textiles engineering and production processes is required
∎ Have sound knowledge of fabrics and an excellent network of fabric, print, embroidery & trims suppliers
∎ Should be able to source and develop new products independently and support the organization in setting up the new product category
∎ Should have excellent understanding of Home Textiles technical / production process
∎ Should have a passion for product development, an eye for styles/details and fits.
∎ Must be capable to handle buyers independently in tremendous pressure with aggressive marketing attitude
∎ Must have skills in examining and establishing proper merchandising operations and procedures
∎ Good understanding of core business aspects
∎ Should have ideas about effective communication for raw materials, booking and delivery
∎ Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact and build relationships work as a team
∎ Should be well-groomed, smart and energetic
∎ Strong presentation and delivery skills
∎ Strong attention to detail and accuracy, aiming for perfection
∎ Excellent written and verbal communication both in Bangla and English
∎ IT proficiency - advance level skill is a MUST in MS Office package (Especially, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook)
∎ Should be proactive and dynamic, ability to work hard efficiently
∎ Ability to multi task and remain organized, meet deadlines

∎ Attractive remuneration is being offered for the position

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Group life & Hospitalization insurance
∎ Contributory Provident Fund
∎ Pick and Drop facility
∎ Corporate mobile ceiling
∎ Subsidized lunch facility at corporate Canteen
∎ State of the art Passion Café
∎ World class work environment

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 29 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 2 May 2021
∎ ZXY International

Category: Garments/Textile