Merchandising Lead – Footwear – Dongguan

Job Categories: Merchandising
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: China

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Merchandising Lead to join our Dongguan team. In this exciting role, you will play a key role in supporting the team to maximise commercial opportunities. By managing a diverse range of contacts, you will be an autonomous communication bridge between customers and vendors in order to deliver a highest standard of service.

How will you make a difference?

  • Help win business, by ensuring sufficient preparation is done for the team before meeting with customer in the buying season
  • Able to help buyers to decide on order placement independently
  • Perform every step in order follow up by communicating with buyers and suppliers independently
  • Help to coordinate early shipment issues and shipping mode confirmation
  • Follow up on over/short shipment issues and provide advice to the client accordingly
  • Follow up on photo sample schedule, checking sample’s workmanship and measurements and arranging submission issues
  • Checking Lab dip / colour set swatches / CD-chart and follow up on their submission status and make sure there is a timely arrangement
  • Follow up on photo sample / lab-dip / CD-chart comments from buyer
  • Push the vendor to submit seal sample for QC comment
  • Regularly visit factories and suppliers
  • Coordinate with the customer and vendor help to solve some problems
  • Following bulk production status, control the tight production lead time, settle any problems that occur in production/quality inspection
  • Monitoring shipping status to make sure all goods ship out on time
  • Input related data to the PO maintaining system
  • Keep an efficient and convenient filing system

Who are we looking for?

  • Minimum 8 years’ shoes merchandising experience
  • Diploma or above graduate
  • Knowledge in factory/raw material production process
  • Familiar with European clients and their quality standards
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Sales-driven orientation
  • Knowledgeable about the south China (Guangdong Province) shoes market is preferable
  • Self-motivated, good team player and be able to work under pressure and challenges

 Why work with us?

  • Collaborative, fun and challenging work environment
  • Open, transparent and diverse culture with locations worldwide
  • Double-pay, performance bonus, flexible working hours
  • Full healthcare insurance coverage

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