To be associated with an organization, that provides career development opportunities so that I may contribute in its progress through the best of my knowledge and skills.Professional Background :
23 years experience as a Garment Professional in Sales, Marketing, Merchandising, Sourcing, Designing, Sampling, Recruitment and Production followup till final Shipment.
The 26 years extended experience reflects my ability to lead, boost employee morale, trust and confidence to follow my leadership to achieve the desired results. I possess the ability to forecast and pull in the business, to decipher, sniff and solve problems in advance or as they drop, which to me is key for the survival of any business. It is my strong sense of perception coupled with my years of experience and the will and determination which has helped me resolve numerous difficult problems smoothly.Work Experience :
SML Co. Ltd. – Bangkok (May 1997 – till March 31,2010)
Senior Marketing Manager Buying Agent.
Doespun New York – Bangkok (July 1996 – May1997 )
Vice President Merchandising – Bangkok Liaison Office – Importer.
B.K.International Co.Ltd. – Bangkok (Aug 1994 – July1996 )
Marketing cum Merchandising Manager – Knit Baby Garment Factory.
Phulchand Exports – Mumbai (Mar1994 – Aug1994 )
Assistant Marketing Manager – Woven and Knits Garment Factory before moved to Thailand.
R& G Advani Impex Pvt. Ltd. – Mumbai (May 1987 – Mar1994 )
Merchandising Manager Woven Garment Factory Exporter.
Stints with the following companies during College ( 1984 – 1986 )
Aquarius (Access) Advertising, 1986.
TELCO Practical Training in Planning, Creative, Media & Production, 1985.
UNICEF Steno/Clerk, 1983 – 1984.
Shroff Liquor Enterprise, Taj Group Project Section and H.Tulsidass Freight Broker in Steno/Clerical areas.Job Profile :
Direct dealing with Importers and Stores. Made several overseas trips to America and the Far East to liaise with existing importers and stores as well as to source new buyers. Also attended several Trade Show to source potential buyers.
Establishing good contacts and rapport with several reliable fabric suppliers in China, Taiwan, Korea and Thailand for all types of fabric sourcing, development and bulk production.
Currently working with a buying agent and doing a lot of garment production from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, China, Thailand, Srilanka, Bangladesh, and Pakistan including several duty free countries like Egypt, Kenya and Lesotho.
Maintaining a stringent control team of merchandisers through out the whole process, right from costing, garment sampling, order confirmations, time and action calendars of fabric sourcing, sales and production samples, production planning with detailed planning on fabric inspection, cutting, application process if any, sewing and packing till final production. Sponsored links :
Keeping a tight control on quality adhering to the AQL standard approved by the buyer. Also monitoring all their inspection findings and reports to ensure compliance to buyer’s requirements. Closely monitoring the order and liaising with concerned personnel from enquiry to shipment and payment stage ensuring customer satisfaction and nil shipment claims.
Working closely with the administration and accounts department to ensure that they are clear on all L/C’s opened and that all documentation is properly controlled.
Ensuring all work is carried out with team effort and coordination by conducting regular meetings where the sampling, production, merchandising teams work in unison to make the final garment delivery on time without glitches.Educational Qualifications/Additional Courses :Bachelor Of Commerce : Bombay University , 1986.Apparel Export Management Diploma Program : JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bombay, 1992 – 1993.Advertising & Marketing Course : Xavier Institute of Advertising & Marketing, Bombay, 1986 – 1987.Personal Information :Sex : MaleLanguage Skills : English, Hindi, Marathi & ThaiCurrent Location : MumbaiPreferred Location : Not ParticularReferences : On RequestDeclaration :
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