Job Details
Position Title: Merchandiser - Apparel 1
Company: Marubeni America Corporation
Team/Unit: Lifestyle Business Unit
Location: New York City, NY
Post Date: 7/26/2007
Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Merchandiser

TEAM:  Apparel 1

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Merchandise the products to fabric companies. Order fabrics and prints. Handle the market research and based on the research, develop seasonal collections. Sales to 6-7 accounts. Will be responsible for promoting MAC products to those accounts. Contacts garment factory for garment samples and trims. Obtains all necessary approvals on garment samples and trims (colors, quality) in a timely manner to ensure garment production is executed. Troubleshoots technical issues with customers and suppliers such as incorrect fitting. Needs to determine if problem is with size or paper pattern. If issue effects cost, renegotiates cost with customer. Communicates with overseas MAC offices and manufacturers.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising field or equivalent experience required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITY REQUIREMENTS:  5-7 years related experience. Must be able to communicate with overseas offices and factories. Must have the ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK OVERTIME.