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Sr Sourcing Merchandiser(Sweater Yarn R&D)

Gap Inc.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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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

Sr. Merchandiser/ Merchandiser will report to the Director and will be a key player in execution of material management and yarn sourcing strategy as well as mill migration. The role would also be responsible for generating market intelligence data and presentations on the market trends and pricing. The role will provide expertise and support to the category team relating to the existing and future mill base. The role requires a strong yarn sourcing background and sweater knowledge and the proven ability to build and sustain relationships with the mills in region.

What You'll Do

  • Works with yarn mills on innovation / development.
  • Manages yarn price and development tracking development sample yardage order
  • Following up with mill on system-updates and generate the report
  • Execution of yarn sourcing strategy
  • Partners with brand R&D and mills to develop innovative, sustainable and quality product
  • Raw material Testing, Partners with PD management, QA and technical teams and support to yarn or quality issues solving
  • Resolves issues within a timely manner while working to continuously improve and create internal and external processes and procedures
  • Support on board new mills and mill migration

Who You Are

  • Proven success in applying fully functional professional knowledge in global fabric/product/vendor development and understands design, merchandising, and global sourcing landscape
  • Ability to drive results through planning and prioritizing along with influencing others and providing recommendations & solutions
  • Anticipate operational/program issues and develops preventative measures

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 Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.


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