Merchandising Department :
The team should to be smart, active and energetic players with well planed tracking records.
The team should always enjoy the work and improve their skill to lead the factory.
The team leader should be skill enough to lead the team better way to succeed.
The team should have good manner and attitude while working.
Have to be honest, sincere and polities with the management while working in.
Have no necessary to talk loud and explain lot and just need to focus on their attention on the duty.
video: Concept of Garments Merchandising.
Key points for responsibilities as follows:
- Merchandiser manager have to set time line everyday for merchandiser to update their T & A check list.
- Merchandiser manager have to discuss with FGM morning with T & A that have problems.
- Merchandiser should keep watching the materials ETA /ETD dates and documents are clear.
- Every day keep watching the accessories/ trims that receive in-house on time.
- Each merchandiser should have their own tracking record for sample and production status. to ensure their order can ship on time.
- There should be master file for reference containing all art work / print /Emb/ fabric shade / all approval from buyer end.
- Trim card has to be prepared and two set have and sent to buyer end for approval. Then make sure one set with approval will be return during receiving pp sample.
- Have to make sure all accessories / trims and fabrics will reach in-house before two weeks to start production.
- Make sure trims are ordered more enough to make their samples like PP test / Top test can be prepared and submit on time.
- Once received any comments from Buyer should not forget to give the latest comment to sample room for correction…. Not so late.
- The comments from buyer that received should be clearly explained to sample in-charge to understand.
- All required samples should be submitted to buyer on within time line to get approval.
- All pp test / top test / TGCC approval sheet one set should be in QC file before offering final inspection.
- Fabric cutting summery sheet have to ‘FILL IN’ the estimated marker and booked fabric width for all body / trim fabrics.
- FGM and Merchandiser have to be aware that cutting in-charge makes the actual marker perfectly because booked consumption is higher so he make extra for his safety.
Few more basis points …
- PP meeting have to start two days before start cutting.
- During PP Meeting swatch cards , approved samples with buyer comments , order file,QC file, cutting summery sheet filled should be presented by concern merchandiser.
- During PP Meeting sample head , QC head , production head ,cutting head ,packing head and concern merchandiser should be presented and discuss all critical areas of the style.
- Acc / Trim that are going directly to subcon should be informed to the QC Head for making arrangements to check its received as per the requirement.
- Acc / Trims that are sending to subcon directly also should inform the store head to maintain the inventory record.
- Inform the subcon those receive the trims directly should confirm our main store within 24hrs once receive the acc/trims.
- The cutting will start pilot cutting before start bulk so should not give any instruction to Cutting head to go for bulk directly. This has to follow even for subcon process also.
- The first production samples has to be checked measurement before wash and after wash and adjust the pattern when require. Once confirm all are ok then have to give instruction to go for bulk.