Merchandiser-Apparel-Shanghai

Job Categories: Merchandising
Job Locations: China

We are looking for an experienced and independent Merchandiser to join our Shanghai team. In this exciting role, you will play a key role in supporting the team to maximize commercial opportunities. By managing a diverse range of contacts, you will be an autonomous communication bridge between customers and vendors, and ensure they are well looked-after from product development to final production.

How will you make a difference?

  • Responsible for the coordination of daily merchandising activities in product development, costing, and mass production follow up
  • Research & analyse product trends by keeping up-to-date with the latest offerings from the market and coordinating with vendors to increase customer satisfaction and sales opportunities
  • Source and select the suitable suppliers from the existing supplier list and from the market
  • Using knowledge of pricing, production time & action calendar, as well as technical knowledge, to handle and troubleshoot production problems with vendors and present alternatives/solutions to customer
  • Monitor order tracking to meet the quality and delivery date requirement in order to reach corporate KPI target
  • Actively visit suppliers and factories on a regular basis (weekly/monthly)
  • Perform every step of order and sample follow up by communicating with buyers and suppliers independently
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Who are we looking for?

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in apparel merchandising
  • Graduated with a degree in a relevant field (i.e. Textile & Clothing) or diploma holder or above in Merchandising
  • Proficiency in MS Office 365 and Teams applications
  • Good background knowledge of materials sourcing & development, garment construction and sample development
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Team player and sales focused
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Able to work under pressure

 Why work with us?

  • Collaborative, fun and challenging work environment
  • Open, transparent and diverse culture with locations worldwide
  • Double-pay, performance bonus, flexible working hours
  • Full healthcare insurance coverage

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