• Senior Merchandiser

  • RP2-Gloabal

  • 8K/MTH - 10K/MTH Shenzhen
  • Bachelor Experience: Mid-Senior Level Full-time
  • September 03, 2016

Job Description

• To source and project manage a range of products from mainland China.
• Communicate with our UK office to ensure that the enquiry is clear and raise any concerns that may delay obtaining information within the agreed response time.
• To evaluate supplier’s capabilities and costs and send to our UK office the best price.
• Average response time to our UK office is two to three days.
• To ensure that vendors are evaluated before order placement.
• To arrange plain and pre-production samples.
• Agree production schedule with suppliers
• Monitor production schedule and arrange inspections (DUPRO / PLA and FRI) at the factory premises via a third party.
• Arrange for samples to be tested by an independent testing house.
• To arrange the shipping with the freight agent and the supplier.
• Liaise between all involved parties on sample arrangement, review, production and order fulfilment.

Desired Skill and Experience

Candidate Requirements:
• A minimum of 4 years of experience in sourcing & merchandising in a range of products
• Strong sourcing network and negotiation skills.
• Experience with a trading company or buying office for Europe or USA markets preferred.
• Good product knowledge and familiar with European standards and regulations, preferably with experience of liaising with test houses.
• Knowledge of key manufacturing processes and variables.
• Organized, able to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal qualities, effective communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and vendors.
• Excellent command of spoken and written English and Mandarin.
• Able to travel to Mainland China (occasional) as required.
• Strong IT skills with experience in using Microsoft Office.

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Company Description

As an independent and entrepreneurial business of senior media practitioners, billing over £55 million a year, we are in a unique position to deliver exactly what our clients need. With the flexibility to place your media anywhere, and a team of in-house creative designers and product developers to bring your campaigns to life, we really do offer media & more. We believe nothing works in isolation. The best results will always come from all elements working together. That’s why RP2 offer a truly 360º service to our clients. This approach lets us be more cost effective, more efficient, and more importantly, deliver better results every time.