Manager, Merchandising (Knit Apparel)

Job Description

Title: Manager, Merchandising (Knit Apparel)

Company Name: BYSL Global Technology Group

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka (Gulshan)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Graduation/Post-Graduation in Apparel Manufacturing, Fashion Design or Textile Engineering from any reputed university with a good academic track record.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop and implement comprehensive merchandising strategies for knitwear product lines, ensuring they meet growth targets and quality standards.
∎ Coordinate daily operational activities with the merchandising team to manage raw materials, sample development, production, and deliveries within established deadlines.
∎ Manage the end-to-end merchandising process, collaborating closely with design, production, and sourcing teams to ensure the highest quality standards are maintained from concept to production.
∎ Conduct market research and trend analysis to identify opportunities for new product development and improvements, aligning with brand positioning and customer preferences.
∎ Oversee updates on production status, sampling progress, and required information provided by merchandisers.
∎ Implement strategic sourcing solutions that align with the brand's global sourcing strategy.
∎ Collaborate closely with the design team to ensure the knitwear product line aligns with the brand's vision and seasonal collection, considering market trends and customer feedback.
∎ Manage budgets for the knitwear product line, optimizing resource utilization while meeting financial goals and seasonal demand forecasts.
∎ Oversee the Bill of Materials (BOM), Work In Process (WIP), and Quality Management System (QMS).
∎ Foster strong relationships with suppliers to ensure on-time, budget-friendly, and high-quality production.
∎ Assume ownership of order handling from development to shipment, ensuring seamless execution.
∎ Build and nurture a robust supplier network in line with the organization's strategy.
∎ Collaborate with internal departments to ensure quality, timely production, and delivery of goods.
∎ Ensure compliance with legal, safety, regulatory requirements, and company policies, promoting ethical and sustainable practices.
∎ Raise critical status of delivery and capacity problems with concerned stakeholders.
∎ Monitor production flow regularly to ensure alignment with production planning.
∎ Lead and mentor a team of merchandisers, providing guidance and support for professional growth.
∎ Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective communication and alignment during product development and merchandising.
∎ Represent BYSL Global's Supply Chain Division as a brand ambassador, fostering strong relationships with external stakeholders.
∎ Evaluate vendor performance, nurture potential vendors, and manage vendor relationships.
∎ Maintain accurate and efficient documentation, filing work, and system data entry.
∎ Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS).
∎ Coordinate and monitor quality of the product through quality personnel
∎ Maintain Time and Action (T&A) plan and ensure on-time shipment for all orders

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 7+ years of experience in relevant fields, with a focus on knitwear merchandising, manufacturing, and production.
∎ Sound knowledge of all types of yarn, fabric, garments, accessories, print, embroidery, washing, and other applications and processes..
∎ Experience in the textile/garment industry, with a strong understanding of the supply chain from concept to consumer.
∎ Demonstrated ability to develop supply chain capabilities and build strong partnerships with vendors and suppliers.
∎ Strong product costing knowledge, with experience in managing budgets and optimizing spending to meet financial goals.
∎ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders.
∎ High proficiency in relevant software and tools, such as ERP systems.
∎ Experience in a buying/trading office or manufacturing environment, with a proven track record of delivering high-quality products on time and within budget.
∎ Knowledge of fabrics and trims quality, as well as production and testing requirements for the knitwear category.
∎ Self-motivated and dynamic with a passion for innovation and continuous improvement.
∎ Candidates with in-depth product costing knowledge will get preference
∎ Expert at working under pressure with deadlines
∎ Excellent English communication skills, including speaking, writing, and listening
∎ Ability to collaborate and work well in a team
∎ Expected to have a passion for creativity and innovation, with the ability to think outside the box and come up with new ideas for product development and merchandising strategies

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Performance bonus
∎ Festival bonuses
∎ Subsidized lunch facilities
∎ Competitive salary
∎ Yearly salary review

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 26 Sep 2023

Company Information:
∎ 27 Aug 2023
∎ BYSL Global Technology Group

Category: Garments/Textile



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