Assistant Merchandising Manager (Knit)

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Hong Kong
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Full time
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5 to 10 years
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Job description

Assistant Merchandising Manager - Knit & Swim

Our client is a US sporting brand and they are looking for an Assistant Merchandising Manager. Working closely with the Manager, you will be supervising a team of 15+ for operations across 3 regions: Americas, EU and APAC.

Key responsibilities: -

* Vendor management

* Analyse, evaluate and improve vendor's capabilities and performance
* Expand or consolidate vendor base when appropriate
* Price negotiation and create detailed cost saving plans and methods
* Lead-time negotiation along with regular trouble shooting issues such as deliveries and quality issues

* Merchandising Activities

* Supervise and lead the merchandising operations
* Follow production plans to ensure all orders are shipped on time
* Constant interaction and consultation on vendor capacity, order allocation etc.
* Observe and understand in detail the buyer's needs and provide as much support as possible

* Communications with internal support teams

* Assist in certain quality driven initiatives
* Assist in any quality issues, claims or disputes between buyers/QA with vendors
* Monitor potential quality issues and execute relative solutions to ensure they can be avoided

Requirements: -

* Bachelor's degree of above in Textiles / Fashion or related discipline
* Assertive, self-driven, flexible
* Minimum 8 years relevant sourcing experience
* Excellent written and verbal Cantonese, Mandarin and English
* Strong knowledge in C&S knit (sweater / swimwear is a plus)
* International travel is required to US and to production sites in Southeast Asia or otherwise

Interested parties pls send your CV Angela Tsui for more details.

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