Associate Merchandiser – HARDGOODS

1 - 3 Years
Gurgaon

Job Description

1. Liaison
To be efficient and responsible in handling buyers independently
1.1. Buyer Visit Planning
1.1.1. To work closely with sourcing team to identify correct vendors as per buyers
requirements
1.1.2. To make a detailed itinerary for buyer visit
1.1.3. Coordinate with the Admin / HR team for travel arrangements and hotel bookings
1.1.4. Accompany buyers on factory visits for meetings and selection of products
1.1.5. Understand buyers requirements and style
1.1.6. Duly make meeting notes and buyers selection at vendor visits and meeting
1.1.7. Share detailed meeting notes with the buyer listing their selections, changes if any and prioritize sample development as per buyers instructions and needs
1.2. Price Offers
1.2.1. Responsibility of merchandisers is to get price quotes from factories as per for buyers selection made either on offers sent or during their visits.
1.2.2. Connect with the vendors for price quotes and cross check all details and prices once received from the vendors before sharing with the buyers.
1.2.3. To consult sourcing team for vendor suggestions if prices need revision or require
cross quotations to make a comparison for
1.2.4. Share price quotes with buyers in Indsource format
1.3. Sample Development and Inspection
1.3.1. On price approval and buyers sample request, samples to be placed with the concerned vendors for development
1.3.2. Merchandisers to actively follow up on sampling placed with the vendors to ensure timelines committed to buyers are met
1.3.3. Sample updates to be shared on a weekly basis with buyers in Indsource Format.
1.3.4. Merchandisers to work along with quality team to follow up with the vendors on sample development
1.3.5. Merchandiser to visit the vendors facilities along with QAs to check on samples developed
1.3.6. Sample inspection reports with comments and relevant pictures to be shared with
Buyers in Indsource format
1.3.7. Counter samples to be maintained for styles dispatched and to be signed by
Merchandiser and QA
1.3.8. If required changes or modifications to be made to the samples after receiving buyers
feedback
1.3.9. After receiving buyers approval on samples developed samples to be dispatched either
on buyers courier account or Indsource Account, depending on the agreement with
the buyers
1.3.10. Merchandisers to ensure couriers are consolidated to maximize cost saving for buyers
1.3.11. Share courier details with the buyers once dispatched and tracked till delivery

2. Production and Packaging
2.1. Order Placement and follow up
2.1.1. After receiving order from buyers merchandiser to place orders with the concerned vendors
2.1.1.1. To make pre production notes with QAs and Vendors listing details about products, limitations and all possible call outs
2.1.1.2. Share preproduction notes with buyers for products on order in Indsource format
2.1.1.3. To discuss with vendors on production schedule inline, midline and final inspection dates and possible shipment date
2.1.1.4. Share order updates with buyers in Indsource format on weekly basis
2.1.1.5. Any delays in shipment as per TNA to be advised in a timely manner to the buyers
2.1.1.6. Inspection reports to be shared with buyers in Indsource format once QAs have done the inspections
2.1.1.7. Communicate the inspection report analysis with vendors and get rectification or improvements done for any deviation found from approved samples / signed counters
2.1.1.8. Merchandiser to visit factories to conduct preproduction notes and also once production is underway to check on status and development of orders

2.1.2. Packaging
2.1.2.1. Merchandiser to check with buyers on all packaging parameters required
2.1.2.2. Packaging presentation to be shared with buyers in Indsource format
2.1.2.3. To get the required packaging developed by designated packing vendors if packaging is to be buyer specific
2.1.3. Consolidation and Logistics
2.1.3.1. Merchandisers should plan and consolidate shipments to minimize the cost for the customers
2.1.3.2. To follow up with the Indsource logistics and shipment team to move shipments after receiving approvals from the buyer

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Export / Import

Functional Area:Export, Import, Merchandising

Role Category:Production/Merchandising/Business Development

Role:Merchandiser

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Desired Candidate Profile

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Company Profile

INDSOURCE INTERNATIONAL,

http://www.indsource.net

Indsource International is a Buying / Liaison / Quality / Sourcing company with Head office in near New Delhi, India. We are a leading Buying Agency specializing in Home and Lifestyle products, including Furnishings & Textiles, Furniture, Lamps & Lighting, Giftware , Homeware , Bathware, Kitchenware, Seasonal gifts and Garments & Accessories.
We offer to the international customer, the entire gamut of products across all the regions of India/ China/ Bangladesh (Far East) and provide a one-stop-shop for the buyers needs for home and lifestyle products in Far East Asia.
www.indsource international.net
hr@indsource.net
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Recruiter Name:Apoorva Yadav

Contact Company:INDSOURCE INTERNATIONAL,

Telephone:01244889986

Website:http://www.indsource.net