Overseas Merchadiser - Alexis LLC - Hong Kong Island

Job Highlights
merchandiser
QC
problem solver
Job Description

Women’s contemporary RTW brand, looking for driven, energetic merchandiser ready to take active role in production process.

PP Development

     * Sampling follow up

              -Take part in all daily fittings and evaluate directions being followed

              - Review the tech pack with factory.

              - Follow up the sample comments for bulk production.

              - Improve the existing sample approval procedure as to speed up the coming orders' production process.

     *Quality and Finishes: Make sure all quality standards are met

              -Samples not up to standards or spec cannot be sent

              -All correct material/trim being used

              -Approve by fabric groups so markers can be done by fabric group in order to cut all fabric when cutting so there is no excess.

     *Markers: mini markers are approved and received as well as storage of zip files 

              -Any issues/questions with marker- answer promptly 

              - Provide technical support and assistance in PPD sample approval.

Merchandising

  • Price negotiation for Alexis. Working out new terms with factories to have some net terms

-Branch out into full package prices with factories when applicable

  • Set up the factory production plan for US approval and then arrange appropriate factories for production.

-Designate station at each factory for only ALEXIS supplies/trim bags.

-Evaluate all factories to determine strengths, weaknesses etc.

-Ensure company standards and rules are being followed.

-Maintain WIP and send with updates-

-NO late deliveries! We always find a way!

Technical Support to Production

  • Monitoring the production process on a daily visit to factories

  • To be the middleman for both Alexis and China factories on production follow up.

  • Provide the technical support to the factories as to improve its capabilities.

-Maintain a contact supervision on quality standards of style though-out sewing process. From TOP approval to in-line sewing, and final inspection review after QC completion.

-Make sure all major tags are received from Miami per style.

-All styles are packed in appropriate polybag size based on garment length

-Correct hanger is being used for all production

-Cutting: All fabric must be used in full consumption. Should have NO excess fabrics

     -Improve cutting efficiency- to improve cutting lead-time 

Inspection and Quality Control

  • Fabric inspection before bulk production.

-All pre-production standards must be followed. Factory is fully responsible to rest fabrics for color fastness/shrinkage/etc.

  • Conduct in-line and final inspection to ensure the products fulfill the quality standard of Alexis from PP stage to TOP to bulk shipment

  • Monitoring the factory production plan/Alexis production lead time to ensure on-time delivery.Goal is to deliver 15 days prior to delivery window.

-Manage production team schedule, work ethic, overall work execution

-Evaluate performance and report to management in Miami

-Any failed inspections will be at expense of factory

-Hire QC staff to come in when final inspections are conducted to ensure all quality standards are being met

*Shipping

-Each style must ship with the following:

-Complete as per cut ticket unless otherwise requested (TOP is part of cut work)

-Approved Pattern

-Approved PP

-Any damages or incomplete cut work with proper labeling

-Garments are packed properly in box to ensure presentable delivery without crushing/damaging item. Carton insert on both top and bottom, ALEXIS tape.

-Correct box size/UPS label being used to ensure UPS billing correctly- MUST use thermal label

-Mainain communication with Kevin Mondial Freight to coordinate pickups and logistics. All flight info must be confirmed!

Factory Sourcing

  • Source 1-2 more appropriate factories for future production as hope not too much rely on only one factory for production.

-Bring new factories into schedule that meet criteria and quality standards. (All new factories must sign and return NDA prior to any initiation of work)

-Remain knowledgable and informed about other relevent designer work in factories to ensure no conflict of interest.

Compensation: High salary with bonus incentives for meeting production deadlines

Additional Information
Career Level
Top
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time
Job Functions
Manufacturing, Garment / Textile
Company Overview

Alexis, advanced women’s contemporary line launched in 2008,has since successfully established itself as a lifestyle brand sold in over 250 exclusive boutiques worldwide and major retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Saks, and Intermix.

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