OVERVIEW:
Are you our next Merchandiser? We’re looking for someone to join our Sourcing team, to help with knowledge of product, components and the costing, with experience of product calendar management in an international brand or sports retail environment. Someone who wants to be part of a team that lifts each other up; a team that fails together and celebrates together. Someone who likes each day to be different, the challenge of doing things differently, and the freedom to figure things out for themselves. We work hard, sure, but we have a laugh while we do it. Sound like you?
 
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WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
  • Support the implementation of Product Development, Development Critical path and costing strategies – working very closely with the SM/MM for direction
  • Play a key role in dealing with vendors. Sustaining strong partnerships with suppliers with the intent of building a long-term business relationship
  • Be responsible for product development as per tech pack, costings and ensuring on-time closures on each Product to enable successful production hand over
  • Maintain development critical path on the development cycle to ensure approvals across all stages are on time and follow the Gymshark standards
  • Liaise with cross-functional departments; Garment Techs, Materials and vendor ensure the Product is closed and "Ready to buy" to facilitate the raising of PO
  • Perform monthly vendor performance review and follow up corresponding actions for continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with GSHK sourcing team and with GSHQ product development teams
  • Work with GSHQ to understand PCC and Launch requirement
  • Conduct a risk assessment on tech packs with the Tech team and ensure vendors are on board
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • Proven experience in the apparel industry – especially in Jersey / Knits
  • Substantial experience working in sports apparel brand(s) development & production areas; strong in development is highly preferred
  • Experience working in global/regional markets
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsible, self-motivated, proactive and willing to face challenges
  • Fluent in written & spoken English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge of PLM and ERP systems would be an advantage
  • Willing to travel


WE HIRE PEOPLE.

Real-life humans, each with their own unique set of thoughts, beliefs, cultures, identities and a background and body that is completely individual. Together, all these unique humans make Gymshark stronger.

If you’re reading this, you’re probably applying for or considering applying for a job with us, and we want you to know that Gymshark is an equal opportunity employer. For us, that means we always, and will always, strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment and that we do not, and will not, tolerate discrimination of any kind.

ABOUT US.

We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.