Manufacturing Merchandise Planner: Foschini Design

Job Description

Manufacturing Merchandise PlannerAn exciting opportunity has become available in TFG Design & Manufacturing for a Manufacturing Merchanidise Planner: Foschini Design.We are looking for a vibrant, dynamic and assertive individual with attention to detail to join the Foschini Design team. The ideal candidate will ensure all critical path milestones are adhered to from concept to delivery. They need to ensure that System integrity is maintained by all users in team. They will be responsible to build and maintain an open and transparent customer relationship with both internal and external customers. The successful applicant will have a strong eye for product backed with a solid flair for numbers and reporting.Job Objectives:Responsible to highlight manufacturing targets, follow up and report progress, and escalate any problems to managementDrive the critical path within the design teamCreate and communicate relevant notifications to all relevant partiesComplete all costings requiredResponsible to compile consolidated capacity reports to Planning DeptResponsible to compile all financial reportingEnsure all information is correctly captured in Sync to facilitate accurate data analysisMust be able to identify if corrective measures or escalation is required

Responsibilities + Skills

Understanding of garment constructionStrong planning and organisation skillsExcellent influencing skillsStrong communication skills


Must have a very good understanding of both apparel production and apparel retail environmentsIn depth knowledge of design to production processesGeneral understanding of raw material purchasingExpert knowledge of garment costings


MatricA relevant tertiary qualification or applicable experience5-8 years experience in a similar role in an apparel manufacturing environment

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 16th January 2020
  • Designation: Manufacturing Merchandise Planner: Foschini Design
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 16th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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