This is a senior position for a Production Sourcing Manager and one where you will have responsibility for overseeing the sourcing production and capacity activities across the supply chain. A position which will require regular travel to different countries
Your responsibilities will include:
Establishing and implementing new sourcing strategies
Managing relationships with different vendors globally and making changes and alignments as appropriate
Managing the sourcing, production and capacity planning activity for European business.
Leading price and time frame negotiations
Contributing to the growth and profitability of the business .
Keeping up to date with industry and country intelligence that will have an impact on business.
Implementing best practice and introducing KPI measures for continual improvement.
Working across the different departments and ensuring clear communication.
Resolving problems and providing new solutions.
The Production Sourcing Manager will need to have gained several years’ experience working with a supplier of private label apparel or within a trading house where you have been accustomed to sourcing and managing production activity within specific regions.
You will naturally be familiar with the supplier auditing process and have a sound understanding of garment development and production methods along with a good knowledge of raw materials and accessories.
Experience of working with a wide range of apparel especially jersey clothing is desirable
The position is based in London and will involve international travel as required to fulfil the responsibilities of the position.
The company are offering an excellent salary and benefits