Senior Womenswear Merchandiser - Johannesburg South, South Africa - Kourie Recruitment cc

Thabo Mthembu

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  • 8 YEARS (or more) experience as a Fully Fledged Ladieswear or Kidswear Range Developer and Merchandiser, WITHIN A CLOTHING SUPPLY AND MANUFACTURE environment.
  • Fashion related Degree or Diploma.
  • Must have both Local & Import experience.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Liaising and negotiating with customers
  • Liaising and negotiating with overseas factories with regards to product, price, quality and delivery
  • Developing and sourcing of new products
  • Researching local and international trends
  • Possible travelling overseas to attend trade fairs
  • Possible travelling overseas to identify trends and select suitable products if required by the company. Presentations and quotations of new products to clients/buyers.
  • Responsibility for Checking and Signing off all product costings and ensuring company gross profit margins are achieved
  • Signing and Checking customer orders
  • Placing Purchase Orders and Signing Sales Contracts with overseas factories
  • Order Tracking and ensuring on time supplier shipment
  • Ensuring on time customer delivery
  • Analysis of orders with excel spreadsheets and administration of orders from placement to final customer delivery including quality control (sample approval)
  • Management of preproduction samples through to production approval within company policy and procedures
  • Responsibility for recovering and monitoring any claims from factories for any losses incurred due to defective quality or late delivery
  • Control of courier costs for samples within company policy and procedures
  • Quality control specifications
  • Important Key Performance Areas (KPA's)
  • Liaison with buyers/clients and manufacturers
  • Update on Trend Forecasts & Product Development
  • Ensure Correct Planning and Costing
Thank you.

Kourie Recruitment

Job Types:
Full-time, Permanent

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