Production Merchandiser - Apparel & Handbags

MINA BAIE
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 9 days ago
Full time

Mina Baie is a fast growing fashion e-commerce brand that reaches all women in every stage of motherhood whose purpose is to empower, create confidence, and inspire self-expression. Mina Baie offers timeless everyday pieces that elevate every mama’s wardrobe.

Based in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles in sunny SoCal, Mina Baie offers an upbeat work environment.

Mina Baie is hiring a full-time Production Merchandiser with strong organizational skills, knowledge of leather, textiles and logistics. Should be self-motivated and capable of creative problem solving. We are a small and efficient team, allowing each employee to experience wearing multiple hats within this quick-paced startup. The Production Merchandiser will report directly to our founder and designer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage production flow and new product development
  • Communicate regularly with factories both in Turkey and China to ensure production is on schedule, timely quality checks are performed, and manage status of new product samples
  • Create comprehensive status reports to manage and track development dates
  • Coordinate and conduct proper testing during the product development phase for all materials
  • Work closely with designer to fully understand the details of each design. Translate and relay details to the factories
  • Track shipments and relay delivery dates and delays to entire team
  • Work closely with marketing team to maintain weekly launch schedule
  • Research and create new relationships with vendors for new sustainable materials
  • Visit warehouse upon arrival of the inventory to ensure quality of all products
  • Periodic visits to the factories overseas to view production, strengthen relationships with factories, and cultivate relationships with new factories
  • Work closely with our buyer to communicate updates in shipping and production lead times
  • Creative problem solving
  • Willing to work flexible hours to communicate
  • Additional responsibilities required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of experience specializing in production (handbag experience is a plus)
  • Experience and existing relationships with overseas factories and vendors
  • Fluent in Mandarin preferred (both written and spoken)
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Quarterly trips to the factories
  • Not a remote or hybrid position

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