Jayanthi Uppili


A complete professional with around 28 years of experience, in diverse roles, ranging from a merchandiser to an Entrepreneur. Started and managed own business in garments, leading and managing teams for Garment exports to Australia and Europe (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden). Managed Project & Delivery deadlines taking complete ownership and executing on an optimum shore delivery model to provide total cost of ownership benefit to the various customers. ? As an Entrepreneur managed in-house production with 200 sewing machines and executed garment shipments to Australia and Europe. ? Ability to manage team, merchandisers, masters, supervisors, pattern makers, checkers, cutters and developed effective working relationships in all areas. ? Initiated costing methods for negotiation with sub contractors. ? Awarded as a best woman entrepreneur by Indian Bank for the export performance. ? As a Merchandiser, worked closely with sampling /fabric/accessory department in order to deliver prototype/fit samples on time. ? Wide knowledge in woven fabrics and understand counts and constructions. ? Knowledge in pattern duplicating. ? Strong price negotiation skills with suppliers (fabrics, trims and accessories). ? Good communication skills and subject knowledge demonstrated during fit approvals and incorporated buyer’s comments. ? Travel to weaving looms and mills. ? Well experienced in quality processes, Quality standards and process adherence from fabric selection stage till garment completion stage &Inspection process Significant Career Accomplishments: ? Awarded as ‘Best woman entrepreneur’ by Indian Bank, Chennai. India. for good export performance and prompt foreign inward remittance ? Met Stringent quality norms for exports to Australian and European markets ? Shipments delivered on time, with the exact quantity and quality standards stipulated by the customers meeting and exceeding customer expectations