Merchandiser Denim-Shanghai

Job Categories: Merchandising
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: China
  • Working with the EU market
  • Passionate about retail and merchandising
  • Take initiatives as a team

This role act as the middle person between customer and supplier, for delivering the highest standard of service, to co-ordinate the sourcing activity between customer and supplier and to monitor the order follow up, in order to achieve the corporate targets of On-time Delivery Performance, On-time sampling, Claim ratio, Lead-times and Turnover and to strive for Operational Excellence in performing role responsibilities

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 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

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum 7 – 8 years’ experience in merchandising and rich knowledge about denim product
  • Graduated with a degree in a relevant field (i.e. Textile & Clothing) or diploma holder or above in Merchandising
  • Proficient 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, putonghua is required for dealing with suppliers/factories 
  • Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Team player and sales focused
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Able to work under pressure and business trip frequently

Why work for us?

  • Collaborative, fun and challenging work environment
  • Open, transparent and diverse culture with 25 offices worldwide
  • Double-pay, performance bonus, flexible working hours
  • Full healthcare insurance

At Otto International, it’s not just a job, it’s a mindset.

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