Junior Fashion Merchandiser - Johannesburg North, South Africa - Kourie Recruitment cc

Thabo Mthembu

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  • 1 to 3 YEARS (or more) experience as a Ladieswear Merchandiser or Buyer, Within a Fashion Retail or Supplier type environment
  • Fashion related Degree or Diploma.

Brief Job Outline:

  • Dealing with Buyer queries and communication thereof
  • Calling on Buyers as per their product requirements.
  • Communicating comprehensive and concise tech packs and costing enquiries to suppliers.
  • Liaising with Design teams regarding design requirements; design amendments; tech packs; TD's and Cads etc.
  • Preparation of tech packs sample; Mini Cad; TD; Swatches; Style details and requirements.
  • Line Showings and follow up sales meetings scheduled timeously
  • Attendance of Line Showings, taking notes and compiling detailed style briefs per buyers requirements.
  • Effective Management, negotiation and communication of extensions, cancellations, persorts, splits, reductions, discounts and required amendments to orders with Buyers.
  • Costing and communication dealing with buyers queries
  • Weekly SMR sales updates and analysis
  • Costing and enquires all costing to be verified by the Merchandise Manager
  • Effective and efficient negotiations with suppliers; refining costing until they are suitable for the specific brand, delivering the required company factors as set out prior to start of season.
  • Costing of styles across fabric weights; construction; various levels of styling and finishing (washing etc.)
  • Facilitating the QA Process ensuring Customer QA comments are actioned timeously and accurately.

  • PPS Process

  • Approval of all style specific submissions including fabric, colours, trims, embroideries, prints placements, wash etc. as per buyer requirements.
  • Follow up with buyer for written approvals on all design specific requirements per the above.
  • Ensuring reports are completed; suppliers are communicated to and the company policies are enforced regarding inferior quality and shipping.
  • PPS pack (QA; PPS and Shipping sample) to be compiled and provided to the warehouse timeously.
  • Approval of all style specific submissions from suppliers as per buyer requirements.
  • Tracking deliveries prioritizing tight deliveries by communication with warehouse.
  • Purchase orders to be completed; allocated indents and checked thoroughly.
  • Consistent and accurate use of the sample tracking system.

R12,000 to R16,000 Cost to company per month (please note that salary is dependent on years of relevant experience, relevant product and industry experience, tertiary education, skills, etc.)

Thank you.

Kourie Recruitment

Job Types:
Full-time, Permanent

R12, R16,000.00 per month

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