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Title:  Merchandiser - Product Development

Job Requisition ID:  2727
Location: 

Sri Lanka

Strategic Business Unit:  Brandix Essentials
About the Company and Job Details: 

About Brandix

Brandix, a leader in Sri Lanka’s Apparel industry and adjudged ‘Exporter of the Year’ at the 2018/19 Presidential Export Awards, operates apparel manufacturing units in Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh, with operations in Haiti, Cambodia and UK. The company continues its inspired journey in developing, manufacturing and marketing end-to-end apparel solutions to world-renowned brands, whilst empowering sustainable development in the communities it operates in. 

Key purpose of the Job

As Merchandiser – Product Development, you will be responsible for execution of the sample development process (sampling/costing) for the assigned styles. This includes timely submission of samples, costing and T&A plans to maximize profitability in close coordination with cross-functional internal teams.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Ensure sample development, costing, price negotiation and communication with the customer
2. Ensure smooth execution of the entire development process from tech pack to sample dispatch 
3. Strictly adhere to the Time & Action plan and achieve 100% OTD on sample delivery
4. Liaise with internal/external cross-functional teams whilst building lasting relationships with the customer provals, including documentation and hand-over requirements to the Bulk team.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Designing/Clothing Technology or any other relevant stream with 1 - 3+ years experience in Merchandising

Experience

Effective communication with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
Good knowledge of fabric, trims and garments with various finishes
Effective time management and prioritization capabilities, and the ability to perform under pressure
Be proactive, assertive and forward-thinking.
Ability to take ownership in delivering operational excellence and be a performance-oriented team player.
Preference given to candidates with prior experience in Product Development Merchandising in men’s knit underwear

Competencies

1. Driving Vision and Change
2. Exciting & Engaging Customers
3. Inspiring Employees
4. Driving Results

This is an Equal Opportunity Company