Merchandiser (Knit)

Job Description

Title: Merchandiser (Knit)

Company Name: ZXY International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Graduate in Textile Manufacturing / Apparel Merchandising from a well reputed institute

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Our leading global organization is recruiting for an exciting position at our HQ, in the heart of Dhaka. This role includes a variety of responsibilities and multi-tasking, giving you the opportunity to gain exposure and an understanding of a leading multi-national company. The incumbent will have opportunities to expand his/her skillset within the company and reach other positions and aspirations through successful demonstration of performance, ability and the desire to learn and grow.
∎ Job Context: The Merchandiser holds the accountability for working closely with the team and independently managing respective accounts from product development and sampling stage till shipment ensuring seamless execution of daily tasks and timely dispatch in collaboration with cross-functional teams.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Independently execute Knit product development, understand latest fashion trends, source new yarns and develop customer specific collections
∎ Ensure smooth communications with customers and suppliers on day to day merchandising activities and approvals
∎ Continuously update the knit fabrics, trims, print embroideries, washes and stitch library including technical data and price idea for easy reference
∎ Understand customer requirements and closely work with design team to manage the correct samples within time and quality
∎ Set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities
∎ Ensure production and samples follow up with factories and related procedures
∎ Communicate with buyers on day to day merchandising activities and approvals
∎ Prepare the QA files for on time handover for both buyer and ZXY QA
∎ Source trims, accessories, and fabrics (both overseas and local)
∎ Prepare costing sheets with all the necessary breakdowns from factories
∎ Arrange lab dip, trims, bulk fabric color, and quality testing for customer approval
∎ Work closely with the fabric mills and suppliers ahead of design packs to develop new fabrics and finishes to reduce lead time
∎ Follow-up TNA on regular basis to ensure on-time delivery with right quality and quantity
∎ Visit factories regularly to get market intelligence
∎ Coordinate and monitor quality of the product through quality personnel
∎ Place forwarder booking through logistics and monitor the shipment of the products
∎ 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 7 years' merchandising experience in a reputed buying office or factory in Knit category
∎ Must be knowledgeable of garments construction and costing, specifically Knit fabric properties, fabric printing, and surface applications (e.g., heat transfer, embroideries, screen-printing).
∎ Must have extensive experience of product development, sourcing of materials, costing, production tracking and execution of orders independently
∎ Candidates with experience in handling Children's wear for Latin American customers would get preference
∎ Technical Job Requirements:
∎ Profound knowledge of Knit garment engineering and production processes is required
∎ Have sound knowledge of Knit fabrics and an excellent network of fabric, print, embroidery & trims suppliers
∎ Should have excellent understanding of Knit technical / production process
∎ Should have a passion for product development, an eye for styles/details and fits.
∎ Should be able to handle MIS entries
∎ 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
∎ Additional Job Requirements:
∎ Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact and build relationships and 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 multitask and remain organized, meet deadlines

Salary:
∎ 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: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 14 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Jul 2021
∎ ZXY International

Category: Garments/Textile

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