Job Definition (Key Purpose of the Job) :
To monitor throughout the entire product cycle, from costing, development, sampling to production
To facilitate the communication between vendors & counterparts within HK and Europe
Key Result Areas :
Manage the vendors to ensure all merchandising activities are carried out effectively to meet management requirements
Participate in the daily merchandising activities including product development and bulk production follow up.
Responsible for product development process to ensure that products meet customers' quality and budget requirements
Follow up the from proto / SMS to PP activities with counterparts and vendors independently.
Cost analysis & negotiation with vendors
Monitor sample approval status to ensure on time sample delivery
Coordinate between vendors, suppliers, counterparts and internal teams to ensure the production & shipment are on the right track
Work with vendor / factories to follow up testing and fix any potential quality issue
Coordinate with Quality Assurance team to ensure the quality of products.
Monitor WIP and manage all reports / working files with vendors for development / production
Facilitate timely communication with internal and external parties between HK buying office, suppliers and manufacturers
Understand of responsible sourcing
Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned
Experience & qualifications
Minimum 5 years relevant experience
Have strong product and material knowledge in woven, cut & sewn knits, with good product development skills
Familiar with merchandising and product development process
Self-motivated, well organized, responsive and result oriented
Strong negotiation, communication and problem-solving skills