Placement Partner - Talentedrecruitment

24 Jan '20
Merchandise Coordinator (Clothing)

Textiles/Clothing Industry, KwaZulu Natal KZN - North Coast

Negotiable - Negotiable

Diverse and busy clothing supplier based in Verulam (KZN) seeks a Merchandise Coordinator to join their team.

Duties and Responsibilites :

  • Coordinating orders from confirmation through to delivery.
  • Ensuring smooth flow of the supply chain by providing and assisting with accurate and timeous relay of information during each step of the merchandise cycle.
  • Assisting the Merchandiser with sending styles / data sheets / tech packs to factories for costings; and following up on price negotiations where required.
  • Chasing, checking and preparing lab dips, strike offs, trims, and submitting to buyers.
  • Chasing and preparing fit and PPS samples, and submitting to buyers.
  • Chasing for approval comments for lab dips, trims, samples, etc; and sending clear and accurate comments to factories / suppliers.
  • Chasing, submitting and processing fabric / garment wash tests.
  • Proactively following up on all orders to ensure critical milestones are met.
  • Staying on top of lead times / timelines, ensuring deliveries are on track.
  • Chasing up factories / suppliers and building relationships with them.
  • Liaising with buyers and assistants and building relationships with them.
  • Keeping tracking system and progress reports updated.
  • Any other administrative duties in support of Merchandiser.

Requirements and Competencies :

  • Matric Certificate
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Clothing OR 1-2 years experience in a similar role
  • Basic understanding of clothing production and processes
  • Experience in local production will be an advantage but not essential
  • Customer oriented
  • Good administration skills - Telephonic, written and communication skills
  • Good organizational skills - Time management etc
  • Energetic and willing to learn and jump in where needed
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Computer literate

Details :

  • Vacancy Type: Permanent
  • Reporting To: Merchandiser
  • Location: Verulam, North of Durban
  • Hours: 08h00-16h30 (Mon-Fri)
  • Salary: Market Related

Ad Visible Until: 23 February 2020
Ref: DBN001327/TK

Vacancy Type: Permanent