Temporary Merchandiser - Knits

Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
09 Oct 2021
Closes
25 Nov 2021
Ref
R9762
Level
Manager
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

The Merchandiser will be responsible for developing the garment samples for the assigned product / style while working closely with the Merchandising teams of the Vendors. As part of product development team s/he will also be providing support in identifying opportunities of cost saving, onboarding new vendors and executing the innovation agenda for the department in the assigned product.

What You'll Do

  • Downloads tech pack and BOM. Works with vendors for development sampling and initial costs.
  • Manages counter costing; Handling samples; Tracking fit approvals; Tracking lab dips.
  • Following up with vendor on system-updates. Manages wear-test samples and tailoring samples.
  • Ensures Systems are updated with costs and details. Coordinates MST legacy ID communications for purchase order.
  • Partners with brand Design, R&D and key suppliers to develop innovative and quality product.
  • Partners with Mill management, QA and technical teams to resolve fabric or quality issues.
  • Resolves issues within a timely manner while working to continuously improve and create internal and external processes and procedures.


Who You Are

  • Merchandise Sourcing Knowledge - Experience in sample development, with offshore production exposure and costing handling and negotiation; in large-sized buying office or trading company ;
  • Planning & Influencing - proven experience in plan, prioritize and influence at all levels
  • Drive Results - ability to analyze situations and proactively suggest solutions to meet deliverables
  • Learning Agility & Experimentation - demonstrates eagerness to learn and explore new ways of approaching goals
  • Effective Communicator & Team Player - proven capability to communicate effectively, verbal and written
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.