Garment Technologist / Import Merchandiser (Chinese Speaking)

£20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Natasha Hunter
Job Type

Garment Technologist, Import Merchandiser - Chinese Speaking, Manchester


Your new company
A fast growing fashion apparel brand based in Manchester now have an exciting new job opportunity for an experienced garment technologist / Import Merchandiser. You will enjoy working in their modern open plan head office alongside a close knit team of professionals. As the brand is manufactured in China they are now seeing a garment technologist / import merchandiser who is fluent in Mandarin (written / spoken).

Your new role
You will support the head of design taking on all technical responsibilities, such as advising of fabrications, sizing, and measurements. Once the samples arrive you will measure to ensure correct size specifications have been met and conduct fit sessions in-house. You will make comments on any needed fit amendments to send onto the off-shore factories in China. You will also be responsible for merchandising product, confirming the initial order with the customer and agreeing delivery dates with the off-shore factories. You will create and update a critical path on excel that will track the shipment order, and ensure the products are delivered to the customer on time.You will be responsible for solving any delivery issues, and communicating with the sales agents / customers to update on any delays.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have strong excel skills and have an excellent understanding of critical-path management. You will also have experience working in a fast paced fashion environment as either an import merchandiser or garment technologist. You must be fluent in Mandarin (verbal and written).

What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work for an expanding clothing brand where you will be able to progress.

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