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Job in Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute for Merchandising Expert

Merchandising Expert
Posted On :31-Aug-2016   

 
Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute
  Job Location : Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  Experience : 10-15 Years
Salary : Undisclosed

Job Description

Making production time and action calendar based on the process flow of an order and indicating who is responsible for the tasks
Preparing bill of materials for sourcing department based on technical pack (technical sheet), merchant prepares material requirement sheet. In some cases, merchants develop and purchase few trim by themselves. 
Sourcing fabric trims / accessories
Costings calculations and negotiation with fabric, trim & accessory suppliers 
Preparing production file with details documents, approvals, samples and swatches and comments on sample from buyer
Pre production meeting with quality team and production team to discuss style construction details, production plan, PCD and handover production file to the production team
Giving approval of printing, embroidery production and other subcontracting work
Execution of orders and controlling the critical path
Coordination with buyer for clarification is required during production and relaying to production and quality team if required related to style workmanship/trims etc
Coordinating with quality assurance for initial/mid and final inspection of shipment
Coordination with shipping and documentation department for forwarding the approved shipment
Keeping track of style status and updating the same to management and buyer representatives
Communicating with buyers for repeat orders and feedback and new queries as well as updates
Meeting with sub contractors and input suppliers and explaining new development requirements
Planning for new season sampling and production orders
Collecting garment samples, trims and different types of swatches from the suppliers
Submission of samples to buyer through courier
Follow up with vendors for samples 
Follow up with buyers for approvals and feedback 
Giving approval on samples
Preparing purchase order 
Handle quality issues for sampling as well as production 


Key Skill

  • Merchandising,Production,Follow ups,Sourcing,Costing

Eligibility Criteria

  • Min 10 years experience of working in export manufacturing industry in major apparel sourcing markets such as SE Asia or North Africa or Latin America
    Knowledge of manufacturing production processes
    Experienced in sampling, testing, costings and buyer negotiations
    Experienced in critical path management
    Strong coordination/organization/networking skills
    Good command of English reporting skills in word power point and excel
    Sound and practical experience in teamwork, negotiation skills and intercultural communication
    Wide range of usable contacts to international inputs sourcing and buyers network
    Euro 4000 per month plus one return air fare and a transport allowance. There is a fixed amount of salary to be offered i.e. EUR 4000

Informations:

  • Salary : Undisclosed
  • Category : Textile
  • Subcategory : Merchandiser
  • Gender Prefrence : Any
  • Position : 1
  • Role Merchandising Expert

Company Profile

Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute

The Institute is one of the catalysts towards achieving the textile industry sub-sector’s goals set by the Government in its Five Years Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). The product range of the sector includes:-Lint cotton, Variety of yarns (cotton and cotton blended, acrylic, mélange), Fabrics (cotton & blended), Blanket (woolen, waste cotton, others), Bed-sheets, Shirts, Carpets, Bags, Hosieries (socks, stockings, pantyhose, and tights, considered collectively), Wearing apparels, sweater, etc.


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