Merchandiser (Outerwear - Jackets)

Job Description

Title: Merchandiser (Outerwear - Jackets)

Company Name: ZXY International

Vacancy: --

Location: Dhaka

Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ At least 5 years

Published: 24 Jan 2024

Education:
∎ Graduate in Textile Manufacturing or Apparel Merchandising from a well reputed institution

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 5 years’ merchandising experience in Outerwear Jackets
∎ Must have sound understanding of sample development process: Sewing, Seam Sealing, Down Calculation, CWS (Construction without sewing), Real down, Fake down, Padded and other heavy Outerwear Jackets
∎ Must have technical understanding of pattern, marker, and surface applications (e.g., heat transfer, embroideries, screen-printing etc.)
∎ Profound knowledge of Outerwear Jackets garment engineering and production processes is required
∎ Have sound knowledge of costing, fabrics and an excellent network of fabric, print, embroidery & trims suppliers
∎ Should be able to source and develop new products independently
∎ 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 two/three 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 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
∎ At least 5 years’ merchandising experience in Outerwear Jackets
∎ Must have sound understanding of sample development process: Sewing, Seam Sealing, Down Calculation, CWS (Construction without sewing), Real down, Fake down, Padded and other heavy Outerwear Jackets
∎ Must have technical understanding of pattern, marker, and surface applications (e.g., heat transfer, embroideries, screen-printing etc.)
∎ Technical Job Requirements
∎ Profound knowledge of Outerwear Jackets garment engineering and production processes is required
∎ Have sound knowledge of costing, fabrics and an excellent network of fabric, print, embroidery & trims suppliers
∎ Should be able to source and develop new products independently
∎ 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 two/three 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

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Independently execute Outerwear Jackets product development, understand latest fashion trends, source new fabrics, and develop customer specific collections
∎ Ensure smooth communications with customers and suppliers on day-to-day merchandising activities and approvals
∎ Continuously update the 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
∎ ZXY International, a global apparel sourcing company, has been established with a clear mission to be unique, innovative, redefine global sourcing standards, as well as be the best sourcing partner in the apparel sector. Today, we have an empowered team of over 800 colleagues across international locations of Bangladesh, Turkey, India, Pakistan, and Egypt; each team member is committed to our “Passion for Perfection” motto.Grab the opportunity to be a part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with professional and personal development opportunities. Make a real difference on a global scale and shape a sustainable and fulfilling career path.We are currently hiring for the position of Merchandiser (Outerwear - Jackets) at our HQ, in the heart of Dhaka. Join our family and build an inspired career you’re proud of.Job ContextThe Merchandiser holds the accountability for working closely with the team and independently handling 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 Outerwear Jackets product development, understand latest fashion trends, source new fabrics, and develop customer specific collections
∎ Ensure smooth communications with customers and suppliers on day-to-day merchandising activities and approvals
∎ Continuously update the 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

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Attractive remuneration is being offered for the position
∎ 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
∎ Attractive remuneration is being offered for the position
∎ 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

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Dhaka

Read Before Apply: Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information at [email protected]; A cover letter including a 2-page (max) description of why you are an ideal candidate and what you would bring to the role. A current curriculum vitae. Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail addresses) of three professional referees who are familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Your nominated referees ideally should have persons from each of the following category: direct supervisor, head of HR and peer. OR If you are applying online, you are advised to bring the hard copy of the aforementioned Cover Letter with a current curriculum vitae mentioning referees as mentioned above, if you are invited for the interview. The screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Apply Procedure:

Email your CV:
∎ Send your CV to the given email [email protected]

Company Information:
∎ ZXY International

Application Deadline: 17 Feb 2024

Category: Garments/Textile

Source: bdjobs.com

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