Merchandiser (Woven) - Temporary 4 Months

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Manufacturing and Sourcing




Hong Kong


Hong Kong

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

  • Responsible and plan for the development merchandising activities
  • Communicate and execute design concept to teams, factories and suppliers
  • Work closely with US Design /Buying teams in the development of the seasonal collections that are innovative, directional, and satisfy the vision of the Brand while meeting the needs from the business and US Design team
  • Keep abreast of industry changes, market intelligence, fashion trends, new resources and opportunities
  • Ensure effective communication between R&D, Development and Production teams
  • Manage and maintain seasonal Design Development T&A calendars, anticipating obstacles, proactively deliver solutions and driving continuous process improvement
  • Ensure that fabric/trims/protos/salesman samples are developed to meet buyer's requirements, adequate quotations are negotiated and obtained to achieve business objectives - follow up on development
  • Assist in the costing, pricing and quotation review
  • Work with factories on lead-times, capture shipping windows and salesman samples delivery
  • Arrange sample submission for various approval processes. Communicate between designers and vendors on any revision required
  • Close monitor bulk order follow up with factories, from development to delivery
  • Track factory progress during WIP stage to ensure on-time deliveries with correct quality and quantity
  • Generate various reports and update systems (PLM / SAP / WIP); ensure high data integrity

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • School Certificate or above, prefer Diploma and above holder in merchandising, textile and relevant disciplines
  • At least 3 - 5 years merchandising experience preferred with US buying office or large trading business
  • Profound product knowledge in high end brands mens / womens woven 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English; Mandarin and Cantonese are essential  

AS - Merchandiser (Woven) - Temporary 4 Months