1. Report to the Merchandiser Manager. Work in direct contact with France development team. Follow closely each step of a development from the C0 to the SMS.
2. Assist the Merchandiser Manager and follow closely each step of the production: from the Size set to the bulk delivery, making sure it’s both on time and with the requested quality.
A. Study & Analyse the Technical File sent by CWF France. Request clarification or missing elements to CWF France to ensure complete files are sent to supplier.
B Assist France development team during their visits in Shanghai.
A. Ensure that all products have been affected to the right supplier with the confirmed prices and, if any doubt on the supplier, report immediately to the CWF Buyer
B. Send to suppliers the first forecast sent by CWF buyer early in the season
C. At reception of the PO order, check and analyse all elements and if any discrepancies inform immediately CWF buyer
D. Challenge the supplier to respect the ETD agreed with buyers.
E. Support suppliers to book with forwarder.
F. Alert/remind suppliers to book 3rd party inspection on time.
Approval on fabric, print & trim, SST, PPS , test:
A. Collect the SMS samples at the beginning of the season for reference.
B. Lab dip and Fabric:
1 Push supplier to remake lab-dip for colours not approved in collecton. Push supplier to send us bulk yardage for approval. Record all information in time in the PLM.
.2 support the development team to find the correct fabrics. Check the lab dip and quality before sending to France for final approval.
C.Trim & Print:
1.Push suppliers to send prints & trims (if requested) for technical approval at our Shanghai office.
2.Insure that conformity and quality are compliant with requirements.
D C0 & C1 : check the quality and conformity before sending.
E.. SMS: Insure the suppliers take in consideration all comments or modifications asked by the brand before launching the SMS
F. SS and PPS: Keep the PLM up to date with the supplier estimated delivery date of SS and PPS. Transfer the samples to the QA team for technical approval. Make sure the comments are made within 48H.
G Test: Push the supplier to proceed with the garment test on time. Double-check test result and act accordingly. Record the test report on the PLM
Planning & follow up :
A. Take in consideration the seasonal program deadline C0, C1 and SMS ,on fabric, trim & print, SS, PPS and ETD sent by CWF France.
b. Maintain and keep updated all CWF follow up tables: fabric, print, trim, SS, PPS.
C. Work closely with the QC team in order to organize each week the planning for the in-line visi..
D. Constant interaction with suppliers to provide all needed information to insure on time shipment.
E. Update regularly each approvals in CWF PLM system to keep informed CWF France on the current situation: Fabric Labdip, Bulk yardage ETD,Trims, Print, Embroidery, Accessories, SS, PPS, Ok Production, etc.
F Constant interaction with the suppliers to provide all needed information and ensured all schedules are on time
Development & price:
A. Participate to the sourcing by meeting new suppliers and attending textile industry fairs.
B. Send technical files to 2 or 3 suppliers in order to obtain the first quote.
C. Decide, with approval from the development manager, which supplier should receive technical file and start the new collection.
Knowledge on process of foreign trade on both import & export.
Knowledge on monitoring a production to ensure quality and delivery
Knowledge of ERP/PLM is a plus.
Competence and experience on computer as well as Microsoft office and internet
Knowledge on garment technologies knitted, sweaters and woven
Sufficient product knowledge in order to understand technical packs and direct subcontractor on developments samples and foresee potential issue on production stage.
English level 6
Organization and meticulousness, Product sensibility, Profitability and Economic sensibility, Reactivity, performance driven, initiative, autonomy
Ability with other:
Relational aptitude, Pedagogy, Communication, Negotiation aptitude