Senior Merchandiser Hardlines-Shanghai

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

This role is to assist the supervisor in managing an effective team in order to deliver the highest standard of service, while striking a balance amongst customers’ requirements, the company’ s profitability & policy, and suppliers’ resources and to achieve corporate targets in terms of turnover, delivery performance, sampling, claim ratio and quick lead-times by enhancing the team’ s productivity and efficiency and to strive for Operational Excellence in performing role responsibilities.

How will you make a difference?

  • Keep abreast of market trends
  • Visit suppliers and factories on a regular basis
  • Develop & source high quality and price competitive suppliers & products, to maintain market competitiveness and improve turnover
  • Develop and nurture business partnerships with other internal departments and external entities, like suppliers, for meeting customer requirements
  • Able to turn available information into marketing tools for business enhancement
  • Able to provide feasible option to customer
  • Maximise the team’ s productivity and capabilities by setting directions & goals, providing training, delegating tasks, motivating and developing their skills
  • Establish a strong supplier base by evaluating, monitoring and upgrading the performance of existing and potential vendors
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a senior merchandiser in hard goods (esp furniture)
  • Tertiary level education (i.e. University Degree or above), preferably in a related subject
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Familiar with European trends for hard goods, UK market experience would be advantageous
  • Proficient with MS Office applications
  • Good communication skills is a self-motivated team player and can work under pressure
  • Good analytical skills
  • Willing to travel

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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