Merchandiser

The Sourcing Company LLC (SOCO)
Irvine, CA, USA
Posted 7 days ago
Full time

The Sourcing Co is located in Irvine California and is an apparel development & manufacturing company that specializes in Product Development, Sourcing and Production Management for Brands and Retailers. We are a well-established company that services the Action Sport Industry, Golf, Outdoor and Youth Markets.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate daily with Customers (buyers) and international suppliers on all aspects of product sourcing, price negotiation, development and production.
  • Coordination, preparation and sending of all sample approval submits; fabric sampling, lap dips, accessories and trims, proto samples, photo samples, pre-production samples, production samples, as required.
  • All aspects of Salesmen samples: Sending Customers Purchase Orders, Bibles, Pre-lines, Proto Samples and Salesmen Samples
  • All aspects of Productions: Sending Customers Purchase Orders, Bulk fabric, PP approvals, Size Sets (if required) and TOP samples.
  • Create and Maintain a WIP (Work in Progress) Report for development and production to track and manage the approvals to ensure that deliveries are maintained.
  • Educate Suppliers of buyer’s requirements and assist with compliance.
  • Alert QC Manager to any quality issues at Pre-Production and Production stages and
  • coordinate with Supplier production and quality departments.
  • Set up and Maintain Sourcing Development with all Style details.
  • Initiate; negotiate pricing at all stages of development.
  • Provide Reports to Management.
  • Possible travel
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of merchandising/development/production apparel experience
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detailed oriented, and solution oriented.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Filemaker Pro, and Illustrator
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Local applicants should only apply. No out of state applications.

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