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Date: Apr 4, 2017

Location: Vizela, PT-, PT

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PO-10231
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Combined Services Portugal
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

The Associate Merchandiser is responsible for assisting the Merchandising team in their daily merchandising activities including sampling, order processing, reporting, data entry and production tracking. They work in conjunction with vendors to realize the deadlines for each season.

LOCATION:

Portugal : Alcobaça, Caldas da Rainha, Batalha, Leiria

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Follow-up on T&A of sample development. Ensure key dates are met on brand calenders.
* Follow-up on program approval samples with factories
* Notify Merchandise Manager of any major issues during development cycle.
* Daily update & track product development status, perform follow ups to make sure everything runs as planned.
* Visit vendors based on the dates for sample reviews, color reviews and pre-production meeting. To make sure the samples are made based on the latest revisions and ready on time.
* Inform vendors on approvals.
* Work under strict deadlines
* Establish a business and technical rapport with factory management and R&D staff.

* Daily update & track product development status, testing status, photo sample status and perform follow ups to make sure everything runs as planned.
* Document all Product Information Sheets (PIS) and update Sourcing & Product Development team: final product data sheet, final sample review form.
* Update Sourcing & Product Development Team with the tracking details.
* Create quote sheet, SKU Worksheet of every new products.
* Regularly visit vendors & follow up with outstanding issues and update Brand Managers accordingly.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:

* 3+ years sourcing experience especially in hard goods: ceramics, porcelain, glass
* Strong follow up skills, sense of ownership & attention to details
* Superior written communication, presentation, and listening skills in English
* Ability to represent the company based on standards & expectations
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment
* Able to deliver results by influencing internal and external partners
* International experience required

Please send your resume to darslan@wsgc.com directly to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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