Retail Merchandising Manager

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Location
Johnston, South Carolina
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 55 - US$ 60 per year, $55 - 60 per year + none
Ref. Number
S_20528
Contact
Mary Riley, Spherion
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Job Description

Oversee all aspects of product development for Retail Product line
Assist merchandising/sales staff
Direct and develop product development
Establish all product standards for the product line. Settling of specs and tolerances in accordance with customer specifications, quality control parameters and new or established product requirements
Establish pricing based on market variable, customer needs, volume, cost and margin, sales, input, etc.
Responsible for controlling costs within merchandising frameworks
Advise planning with sales projections on new products, actual sales, inventory levels to be maintained and changes in market or customer needs
Works with customers, sales, and marketing to establish product standards for new product
Assists merchandising in preparing for trade shows and misc presentations.

Working hours: Mon - Fri 8-5

Skills:
Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and computer skills
Must be able to analyze and interpret sales trends. Develop and maintain accurate data pertaining to costs and pricing. Shop the market and interpret trends as it relates to bedding industry and competition. Identify areas of opportunity within product lines. Creative mind and good eye for color to assist in design direction and work with artist and designers as needed. Approve lab dips, strike offs, shade bands, etc. Quality conscious and incorporate a high standard of quality when development products. Must be well organized detail oriented and accurate. Develops and adheres to timeline calendars. Assist sales staff in presentations and present products to buyers.
College degree required
PREFERRED:
Degree with Merchandising Experience
Experience with textile production

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