Job Summary :
To support the successful transformation of the business in becoming a world-class sourcing organization by maintaining strong business relationships and executing business strategies at the operational level through core sourcing competencies.
To effectively fulfill the pre-production elements of an assigned product category. To support the Senior Merchandiser and Manager in partnering with global counterparts to ensure that all business goals and objectives are met, including but not limited to AUC and on-time delivery targets.
Responsibilities : Key Accountabilities :
Key Accountabilities :
To support the execution of business strategies relating to the Company’s transformation initiatives
To contribute data and suggestions toward capacity planning responsibilities for the assigned product category
To execute pre-production tasks and escalate / rectify any issues in prompt and sound manner
To support vendor and factory allocation and carry out all product approval milestones (Development Submits, Fit, PP, Color Management, Submit Tracking, Approval Status, Risk Escalation)
To maintain close communication with vendors and US counterparts
To adhere to T&A deadlines and contribute to on-time delivery targets
Education and Experience :
2 years of relevant experience in garment / textiles design, development and / or production
Diploma or above credential in Fashion Design, Clothing / Textiles, or related discipline
Background in pre-production or equivalent (i.e. product development or product sampling)
Exposure in vendor scorecarding and remedies development
Experience in sample allocation, ordering & tracking, and product approvals
Experience in first cost, cost negotiations, and bidding
Familiarity of Product Safety / Technology standards for children’s apparel and / or products
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Good command of both verbal and written English skills
Technical Skills :
Proactive escalation approach to issues and risks
Strong adherence to T&A deadlines
Understanding of cost components for negotiation
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WANTED : Really motivated people ready to work and learn.
Being a part of our team takes collaboration and hard work. We want Moms, Dads, and especially the kids who are rocking our clothes, to connect with and be proud of our brand.
As the #1 Children’s Specialty Apparel Retailer in North America, every employee is an integral part of our success. With over 1,100 stores in 19 countries spanning 5 continents, a booming 24-
7 website, plus millions of active social media fans, we're always looking for passionate, talented people to grow with us.
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