(Assistant) Fabric Sourcing Manager

Location Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Kammy Ng
Email email Kammy
Reference AOIV-180386_1630476615

Our client is a well-established garment manufacturer who is looking for a (Assistant) Fabric Sourcing Manager to join their expanding team.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the global procurement for fabrics, coordinate and negotiate with vendors on price, quality, quantity, lead times.
  • Adhere to all sourcing schedules to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Collaborate proactively with suppliers, designers and merchandisers in identifying core and novel fabrics aligned with overall procurement strategy & direction.
  • Assist & support the senior management in delivering, leading & executing the overall procurement strategy & vision.
  • Research and keep abreast of fabric trends and technological developments.
  • Work along with senior team members to continually add-value for customers and reduce costs of purchasing for the company.
  • Place orders for test fabric, proto yardage and track accordingly
  • Create and maintain seasonal fabric detail chart, fabric library for each season. Coordinate goods between fabric mill and garment factory.
  • Oversee updating of Work in Progress tracking and validating dates corresponding to production calendar.
  • Plan and monitor production deliveries, plus review and track vendor performance.
  • Assess and evaluate the overall capabilities of all suppliers, mills & vendors and make recommendations to management, with support of Fabric Team Head.
  • Identify key strategic procurement vendors from various geographic regions. Forge new relationships with mills/vendors globally while strengthening the existing network through ongoing engagement.
  • Maintain the quality standard of raw materials. Evaluate existing and future material suppliers, to advise both customers and vendors on performance and corrective actions.
  • Responsible for all testing and quality assurance control for all fabrics.
  • Work on ad-hoc projects and tasks as assigned with the Senior Management aligned with the vision and strategy of the company.


Requirement:

  • Minimum 7 years' experience in Manufacturing/RMG industry, with managerial experience.
  • Graduate Degree in Textile, Garment or Industrial Engineering or in related field.
  • Strong product and material knowledge and excellent negotiation skills.
  • Highly motivated and result- driven individual.
  • Capability to judge sensitive situations and react accordingly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills. Able to work in a multitask environment.
  • Good understanding of factory production workflow process will be preferred.
  • Knowledge of sourcing (i.e. LEAN, Quality, Sustainability, Manufacturing processes).
  • Excellent command on written and spoken English.
  • Solid industry knowledge including market trends for new vendor sourcing and development
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Candidates with more relevant experience will be considered as Fabric Manager.


Interested parties please send your updated CV to Kammy.Ng @ connectedgroup.com or click "Apply Now"