Merchandiser (Bangladesh Sourcing Office)

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Manufacturing and Sourcing





Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Product Development

  • Gather all design concept and Tech Pack from RL Asia Sourcing team; communicate design concept to production team, factories and suppliers
  • Responsible for sample development, garment testing coordination and work closely with identified vendors
  • Keep track of development work flow and to ensure product quality and execution meet our standards
  • Support product technique development and work out alternatives with factories for cost effective solutions
  • Conduct costing analysis per fabrication, styling, garment construction. Negotiate with vendors for best competitive quotations and quality


  • Host pre-production meeting with QA team and factories to align the expectation based on approved Tech Pack and standard
  • Monitor WIP order tracking activities to ensure on-time deliveries with correct quality and quantity
  • Manage and communicate the style changes that impact on cost, delivery and product integrity to all relevant parties
  • Oversee the production elements to meet the standard and approval
  • Troubleshoot production problems, prevent /resolve issues that will impact on product quality, cost and delivery
  • Collaborate with QA team with PO & delivery details and monitor production and inspection process

Vendor Management

  • Coordinate with factories to identify possible solutions relating to sample and stock liability

Risk Assessment

  • Conduct risk assessment and provide suggestions for Management’s review and discussion 

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • At least 4-6 years merchandising experience preferred with US buying office or large trading business
  • Profound product knowledge in high end brands products with good fashion sense
  • High adaptability and flexibility to changing business environments, able to work independently
  • Detailed-oriented and able to handle very structured process
  • Good PC skill, specially Excel, familiar with multiple systems, charts and reports
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication in English

AS - Merchandiser-Sweater (Bangladesh Sourcing Office)