Location Preferred :Delhi/Gurgaon
** Skilful, talented, dynamic, hard working professional with 5 years of rich experience in Merchandising/Designing, Product Management, Fashion Designing, Client Relationship Management, etc. with well-known organisations.
** Expertise in effectively managing operations spanning requirement analysis, sampling, fabric development, costing, production, dispatch and liaison to ensure on time achievement of organisational targets.
** Efficient enough to handle the buyers, communication, documentation etc.
** An effective communicator & team leader with a flexible and detail oriented attitude.
** Excellent analytical, planning and organisational skills.Key Result Area:
Merchandising / Product Development ~ Customer Services ~ Documentation / MISOrganisational Particulars:
GO GO INTERNATIONAL,BANGALORE (june’05-March’07)Industry:-A well known Export House of IndiaDesignation: - Asst:MerchandiserProduct Handle: - High fashionable, heavy embroidery &bead worked ladies garments,
Women’s Shirts, Dress, Top, Tunic and Cami,Fabric: - knitted (single jersey,double jersey,fleece,interlock,poly lycra blended fabric etc)Buyers handled:- Quick ,Stema ,Enterprises Responsibilities:
** Sourcing and Chasing for fabrics, accessories procurement as per the order schedule. Monitoring the status of the orders placed with different vendors, Monitoring the Movement of the materials and tracing vendors for completion of the job.
** Correspondence with Buying Merchant, Garment Technician and Technical Designers of buyer and production department of factory.
** Follow up with buyer for timely approvals for fit cycle and fabric lad dips and bulk lots as per the time and action calendar.
** Co-ordination the review of Proto/Fit, PP, Size Set, T.O.P & new developments samples as per the tech pack details. Suggest changes if any in Contraction to make it more production friendly and new development samples get sources the fabric and trim from the local market and international market.
** Calculate Consumption of fabric, Thread consumption & trims for style. Work closely with Cad and the pattern Technician for Mini Marker to be use in the costing of the styles.
** Costing Calculation cost analysis, Price Negotiation and work out for substitute to meet the target costing.
** T&A Planning and Implementation. To Conduct Pre-Production Meetings.
** Ensure prompt correspondence with buying agencies for approvals. Clarification negotiation, Payment, Shipping etc, production follow up at all stages for timely deliveryGOKALDAS EXPORTS,BANGALORE (March’07-July09):Industry:-A well devloped Export House of IndiaDesignation: - Merchandiser & DesignerProduct Handle: - Shirts, Dress, skirts Top, Tunic, Cami & kids garmentsFabric: - - Woven (Cambric, Poplin, Yarn Dyed, Printed & Cotton Dobby etc)Buyers handled:- GAP(KIDS,BABIES,WOMENS &MENS) Responsibilities:1.Product Development & Merchandising:
** Interfacing with buyers to identify specifications for Apparel.
** Handling all kind of design part also
** Overseeing design & development of samples at Vendors’ end & obtaining approvals from Buyers.
** Undertaking research & developing new fabrics with Mills and Vendors.
** Interfacing with Vendors for costing of garments in line with budgeted parameters.
** Communicating specifications to Designers & ensuring manufacture as per predefined norms.
** Order coordination with buyers and exporters
** Coordination with production Dept for timely executing the order
** Coordination with QA to ensure proper adherence to the quality norms laid down by the buyers2.Sampling Department Management:
** Coordinating with the sourcing team for fabric procurement.
** Creating collections and on time delivery of production
** Providing visual merchandiser with specifications as per the requirement for the upcoming collection for the range/ theme.
** Handling continuous trend spotting and market survey and competitive analysis through market visits.3.Business Development:
** Delivering the number of styles for the specific category as per assortment plan.
** Increasing the percentage of samples selected for production.
** Planning range under a collection to give a complete look.
** Proficient in managing the cost of product, adherence to Quality Standards, Inventory Control & timely delivery across all product lines.
** Performing product development, understanding requirement of market and customer, interacting with marketing department for product development, participation in creative seasonal collection.4.Sourcing / Vendor Management:
** Identifying and developing a reliable Vendor base across India and overseas.
** Following up on Production status at Vendor locations; monitoring processes, identifying deviations & implementing corrective action.
** Functioning as an interface between the Buyer and Vendors to ensure that the production schedule is met and facilitating on time seamless delivery of shipments.5.Client Relationship Management:
** Interacting with key influencers among Clients for ascertaining requirements, making presentations and delivering need based product solutions.
** Ensuring speedy resolution of queries & grievances to maximise client satisfaction levels.
** Maintaining excellent relations with clients to generate avenues for further business.URBAN SUBERBAN,Buying House(Aug 09-Till date)):Designation: - Sr Merchandiser & DesignerProduct Handle: - Women’s Shirts,Dress,Top,Tunic and Cami,Fabric: - Woven & knitsEducational Testimonial:
** B.Tech in Textile Technology From I.T.T. Sponsored links :
** 5-months training at H. N. apparels (Bangalore)
** 6 months training at TEXTILE COMMITTEE (Bangalore)IT Knowledge:
Windows Environment & Internet
Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access, Ms-PowerPoint &C++
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