Merchandiser (Home textile)

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Kammy Ng
Email email Kammy
Reference AMNH-330465_1655111982

Our client is an US buying office, who is looking for a Merchandiser to join their well-established and rapidly growing team in Hong Kong.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research including participate in trade shows to obtain information on supplier's product and opportunities, price and market trends.
  • Identify and evaluate new opportunities and potential products, related competition and development of new product resources.
  • Liaise with buyers on found opportunities for purchasing possibility
  • Coordinate with manufacturers for buying trips, organize the trip and itinerary. Accompany buyers throughout the selection and negotiation process during the trip.
  • Place order and provide appropriate instructions related to manufacturing, preparation and shipment during follow up stage. Timely report potential problems with impact on shipment timetables to buyers and management.
  • Perform sample approval and send to buyer and PD team
  • Execute quality control in terms of product quality, packaging and prepare report to inform suppliers and customers before shipment release and provide solutions.
  • Ensure potential new supplier can meet Company's standards in terms of Social Compliance and Cargo Security Programs

Job Requirements:

  • Degree holder with minimum 2 years of related experience, preferably from sourcing/ buying office
  • Hardgoods/ Home textile experience in U.S., Canada, or UK market
  • Good command of written and verbal English and Mandarin
  • Hands-on experience in manufacturing, materials, production process, U.S. customs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven record of building rapport
  • Well-organized, problem-solver and good time management skills
  • Independent with a passion in products and knowledgeable in latest market trends
  • Willing and able to frequently travel to explore new opportunities