Merchandiser

CMT
Gauteng

VACANCY:  MERCHANDISER – Clothing Industry – JHB
  
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Source and evaluate new suppliers
  • Negotiate prices
  • Place business with suppliers.
  • Follow through critical path to delivery
  • Identifying product for the retailer  
  • Sourcing suitable fabrics
  • Responsible for the supplier relationship  
  • Fully responsible for the customer relationship  
  • Developing product  
  • Following brief if provided  
  • Negotiating prices with fabric supplier and factory  
  • Negotiating prices with buyer  
  • Final Costings
  • Confirming the order  
  • Issuing her concept or development samples to the sample room to show buyers
                                
REQUIREMENTS:
 
EXPERIENCE
 
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in CLOTHING Merchandising.
  • Experience and knowledge of international and local manufacturing.
  • Experience in communicating with foreign suppliers advantageous.
  • Ability to CAD basic design concepts would be an advantage
  • Experience or knowledge in fabric and construction is important.
  • Good admin skills with some design abilities are needed
 
 
COMPETENCIES / SKILLS
 
  • Product, production process knowledge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Planning and organising.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills.
  • Pay attention to detail.
 
RITE-FIT STAFFING
 
Please email: Admin1@ritefit.co.za
 
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV IN A WORD DOCUMENT AND ONLY APPLY IF YOU MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS.
 
UNSUITABLE APPLICANTS WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN ONLY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU HAVE A CURRENT, VALID WORKING PERMIT FOR SOUTH AFRICA.
 
PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO APPLICANTS WHO RESIDE IN JHB.