The Merchandiser position is responsible for executing the functions necessary to merchandise and develop products for assigned customer or brand.
This role is critical to the success of the VF Imagewear product strategy, and is an excellent opportunity for the highly motivated, career oriented apparel professional who meets the job requirements for this position.
We have an incredible opportunity for you!
VF Imagewear, Inc. is a division of VF Corporation, a 9+ billion dollar organization comprised of powerful, leading global brands such as The North Face, Vans, Reef, Timberland, Nautica, LEE, and Wrangler.
VF Imagewear Merchandising is committed to bringing innovative products to the workwear and uniform market, while maintaining financial accountability and timeline discipline.
1. Creates and maintains all product level data for the lifecycle of the garment from product set up to deletion from the product line.
2. Effectively communicates all product level information to all internal stakeholders; fosters and maintains communication flow.
3. Gathers and prepares presentation materials for internal meetings and customer presentations, to include samples, competitive samples, reports, storyboards, etc.
4. Manages specific projects as assigned, according to an agreed upon timeline.
5. For Brands:
Gathers and analyzes product line performance, customer, trend, and competitive data to make product line recommendations to the Merchandise Manager
For Managed Programs:
Works directly with customers or with the Merchandise Manager to understand customer needs and develops product line recommendations accordingly.
No relocation assistance for this position.
Years of Related Professional Experience: 4+.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in apparel manufacturing or merchandising.
Strong computer skills (spreadsheets, word processing)
Strong communication skills (oral, presentation, written)
Calendar management skills
Accuracy, Attention to detail
Knowledge of garment construction
Should understand and work well with design concepts, visual displays and color schemes
VF Corporation - 2 years ago
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