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Resume for Dinesh K. for Other / Personal Care, Apparel, Fashion & Beauty in Bangalore, India

Occupation: Other Industry: Personal Care, Apparel, Fashion & Beauty
Country: India City: Bangalore
State: Karnataka ZIP: 560034

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                                                                                                                                          DINESH K.                                                , th ‘B’ Main, th ‘B’ Block, Koramangala, Bangalore , India

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Senior level assignments in Marketing / Merchandising / Vendor Development / Sourcing with an organization of repute in the Apparel Industry. 


  • Astute Manager with over years of experience in the Textile industry with Exporters / Buyers Liaison offices.
  • Strong crossfunctional expertise in Sourcing, Buying, Merchandising, Marketing, Logistics, Production & Quality Fabrics & Apparels
  • Displayed skills in handling key accounts for business development activities and ensuring maximum customer satisfaction for repeat and referral business.
  • Extensive experience in merchandising operations ensuring maximum customer satisfaction
  • Hands on experience in conducting online random quality checks to ensure adherence to quality standards committed to the buyers at all stages.
  • Played a key role in executing large volumes of Woven and Knitted production for different buyers and shipped out best quality products within stipulated time.
  • Possess keen understanding of Washes, Printing , Dyeing Process and Embroidery
  • Expertise in the development of sourcing strategies, vendor identification, development and analytical assessment to strengthen supply chain effectiveness
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated abilities in building, managing and driving teams.


    OILILY SOURCING BV India Liaison Office, Bangalore, India

    Country Manager March – July

    Oversee all operations of a Liaison Office, especially identifying new suppliers, planning, quality, delivery.

    Set up India operations RBI permission, setting up bank account, negotiating and finalizing office space, hiring people, negotiating and ordering all office equipment.  

    Key Results:

  • Controlling expenses and staying within approved budget and cost cutting
  • Increased sourcing from India by % to an overall of % India ended up being the biggest source base
  • Spearheaded effort to achieve above % as an LO on time delivery & .% defect rate.

    NIKE  INC., India Liaison Office, Bangalore, India.

    Operations Manager May –  March

    Asst. Field Merchandising Manager July – May

    Transportation & Logistics Manager Jan   June  

    Was hired to manage all logistics and transportation related functions for NIKE Apparel product. Set up SOP’s to achieve % documentation errors and seamless shipping procedures.  

    As an Asst. Field Merchandising Manager, initiated and managed the product development process from the kit / proto request stage to the actual prototype and through to a fully developed & confirmed style ready status for production and distribution within established timelines, working closely with developers and product techs.

    Review, update and analyze reports specific to product process.   

    As an Operations Manager, was responsible for all raw materials, salesmen samples, production, social compliance audits and Nike Supply Chain management.  

    Key result :

  • Helped in implementing and training the team in Nike Supply Chain project
  • % on time delivery and .% defect rate
  • Strengthened Corporate Compliance across the source base
  • Nominated as Super User for Nike Supply Chain project implementation for India office and training the team
  • Built & implemented SOP’s for suppliers and internal teams for operations.

    Bali Nirwana Garments, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Asst. Merchandising Manager Dec Nov

    Responsible for costing, sourcing of new clients, sampling department  & production planning.  

    Ranka Fashions Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India

    Director – Marketing  Feb Nov

    Director – Merchandising Feb Jan  

    Marketing & Merchandising, client development , product development, sampling, production planning, sourcing of suppliers of fabrics and accessories and also responsible for Import & Export documentation. 

    Pavan Apparel Co., Madras, India

    Asst.  Merchandising Manager Aug Jan

    Communication & coordination with buying agents/clients, sampling and production followup.

    In charge of export documentation. 

    Weekender, Madras, India

    Asst. Sales Manager shop floor Nov July    

    Dugar Apparels, Madras, India

    Trainee Production Coordinator Aug Sept  

    In training for two years in all departments of the factory, working my way up from packing  & dispatch, production, fabrics, sampling, sourcing, documentation, merchandising and administration. 


    Strategic Planning

  • Formulating all round development strategies, with accountability for profitability; forecast and prepare annual budget. Financial budgeting for operating expenses, analysis of expenditure against budget, controlling expenses and staying within approved budget, cost cutting and approval of monthly funding requests
  • Overseeing performance and ensure achievement of targets through a strong marketing approach

    Sourcing/Vendor Management

  • Identifying and developing vendor source for achieving cost effective purchases of raw materials and reduction in delivery time.
  • Assessment of the performance of vendors on various criterions such as percentage for rejections, quality improvement rate, timely delivery etc
  • Overseeing followup with vendors for timely deliveries and quality checks as well as ensuring timely payments.
  • Marketing/Merchandising Operations
  • Steering merchandising efforts in harmony with the business objectives
  • Relationship management with buyers, both external and internal for profitable product merchandising.
  • Following up on orders from the time they are placed by the buyers till their final delivery to the buyers as per time and quality standards committed to them.
  • Monitoring the procedures & systems followed in production to ensure compliance with the quality norms & standards of the company.

    Operations and Supply Chain Management

  • Overseeing logistic functions & negotiating with shippers/transporters for cost effective transport solutions and clearances.
  • Lead, manage and direct a team of people in capacity planning, delivery execution of raw materials and garments from sales samples to bulk production stage while also managing the transportation/documentation department.  Was also responsible for audits for  Social Compliance.
  • Logistics and transportation related functions for NIKE Apparel product. Primary contact for Home office and inbound transportation staff on origin transportation issues, including consolidator, forwarder and carrier relations, program management and integrity of documentation and systems information
  • Product Development
  • Coordinating with designers and technically skilled professional to introduce new designs in the markets as per requirements.
  • Overseeing production planning, production and costing of the products after due approvals by the buyers of the samples.
  • Interdepartmental coordination with production, quality control and logistics departments to ensure smooth functioning of all production activities.


    Brittania/Levis, Gotcha Co., Zannier/Absorba, H.Landers, Printemps, Studio Aventures, De Bijenkorf, Luhta Oy/LFashion Group, Karstadt, Massimo Dutti, Quicksilver, A & F, AEO, Columbia Sportswear, Zara, Bershka, Tommy Hilfiger & Oilily. 


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