An International Footwear Brand is seeking a Materials Sourcing Manager for their UK office
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Working closely with the design and product development team.
In collaboration with senior management establishing the annual sourcing strategies for materials
The Materials Sourcing Manager will Identify ongoing needs
Build strong business relationships with tanneries and suppliers in different countries and maintain information on the different businesses
Managing costs and negotiating prices. .Keeping up to date with new material trends and market developments for ladies and men’s footwear.
Educated to Degree level you will need to have a sound background with footwear and a true understanding of construction.
Excellent organisation and project management skills.
You may be working as a Materials Manager , Sourcing Manager or Production or Technical Manager within the footwear and accessories areas.
An excellent knowledge of leather and materials for footwear is required
The position will involve some overseas travel.
The Brand are offering an attractive salary plus bonus and company benefits .
Great work environment