About Gap Inc.’s Global Supply Chain & Product Operations

From cotton to customer, our Global Supply Chain and Product Operations organization is comprised of over 7,000 employees who source, make, and deliver Gap Inc.’s iconic American style. Our five brands – Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix – retail in more than 90 countries across multiple channels including online, stores, outlet and franchise. Fiscal year 2016 net sales were 15.5 billion. As consumers continue to reinvent the interaction between customer and brand, Gap Inc. is transforming the way we bring product to market to better serve our technology-savvy, product obsessed, value conscious global customer base. From innovating at the component level with our factory and mill partners to driving new technological capabilities in merchandise and inventory planning, and developing a fast, flexible logistics and fulfillment network, Global Supply Chain and Product Operations is the heartbeat of Gap Inc.’s enterprise-wide evolution.

Senior Merchandiser, Woven

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
Senior Merchandiser, Woven
The Senior Merchandiser, Product Development will be responsible for developing the garment samples for the assigned product / style while working closely with the Merchandising teams of the Vendors. As part of product development team s/he will also be providing support in identifying opportunities of cost saving, onboarding new vendors and executing the innovation agenda for the department in the assigned product.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Downloads tech pack and BOM
  • Works with vendors for development sampling and initial costs
  • Manages counter costing; Handling samples; Tracking fit approvals; Tracking lab dips
  • Following up with vendor on system-updates
  • Manages wear-test samples and tailoring samples
  • Ensures Systems are updated with costs and details
  • Coordinates MST legacy ID communications for purchase order
  • Partners with brand Design, R&D and key suppliers to develop innovative and quality product
  • Partners with Mill management, QA and technical teams to resolve fabric or quality issues
  • Resolves issues within a timely manner while working to continuously improve and create internal and external processes and procedures
  • Higher Diploma or above in textile, merchandising, supply chain management, or related discipline
  • Merchandise Sourcing Knowledge – 7-8 Years’ experience in sample development and with offshore production exposure; in large-sized buying office or trading company
  • Planning & Influencing  – proven experience in plan, prioritize and influence at all levels
  • Drive Results – ability to analyze situations and proactively suggest solutions to meet deliverables
  • Learning Agility & Experimentation – demonstrates eagerness to learn and explore new ways of approaching goals
  • Effective Communicator & Team Player - proven capability to communicate effectively, verbal and written
  • Proficient in MS Office Suit
Interested in this role or in joining another part of the Gap Inc. Global Supply Chain Team?  Please visit our careers website https://gapinternationalsourcing.catsone.com/careers/
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