Sr. Merchandiser, Tommy Jeans Denim

─░stanbul, Turkey
04 Aug 2022
14 Sep 2022
Full Time
The Position

As Senior Merchandiser you will be responsible for product development, sample and order execution for Tommy Jeans Denim for both genders (TJ Womenswear & TJ Menswear) and collaborate with different teams. Assist the manager for the day to day execution and operations in line with the brand's strategy to achieve KPI's.

He/She will be a crucial team member of the PVH Turkey Sourcing organization, and reporting line into the Merchandising Manager Denim.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the efficient operations and execution of all the TJ Denim activities in Turkey, collaborating with different partners, representing the best interests of TJ and PVH internally and externally.
  • Need to have global mind set of sourcing strategy at the best interest of brand and oversee the brand strategic development and implement sourcing solutions that meet the needs of the brand.
  • Price negotiation and cost expectation management
  • Cost analysis management and problem shooting
  • WIP&CP management
  • Manage the day-to-day execution and business operations to ensure KPI's achieved.
  • Work with the product lifecycle software that monitors product from development to end of bulk
  • Vendor relationship maintenance and development
  • Work with vendors to assure sustainable product and update the system for green wash
  • Work closely with Calendar to ensure all deadlines
  • Support peers on all Product development queries from the Design and Merchandise team with the best open and collaborative attitude
  • Implement based on compliance and CSR/Sustainability goals and objectives
  • Deliver against product and service level agreements and cost objectives from the brand

The Ideal Candidate
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent - fashion / textile education
  • 8-10 years Merchandising / Brand management / Denim manufacturing experience within ready-made garments industry.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to drive conversations with Vendors, Design and Development/Production stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of the Supply Chain from Concept to Consumer
  • Ability and experience in developing supply chain capabilities
  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Strengthen the partnership with the vendors to optimize collaboration
  • Being able to support and empower the vendors to take further responsibilities
  • Expert at working under pressure with deadlines
  • PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) Centric
  • Understanding of denim production, is a must