An excellent opportunity for a Senior Fabric Manager to take responsibility for overseeing the sourcing and development of fabrics and trimmings for a wide range of clothing for men women and children.
Responsibilities for the Senior Fabric Sourcing Manager will include:
Provide direction and leadership to the local team.
Establish new sourcing and purchasing strategies
Identifying requirements and overseeing the sourcing of different materials within China and across Asia
Working with the different teams across the sourcing merchandising and quality functions.
With the team overseeing development processes and ensuring commercial product that achieves price points and quality standards
Measure supplier compliance and sustainability
Management of the purchasing process
Build strong business relationships with established suppliers and with new mills.
Ensure suppliers have a full understanding of the business processes and work to achieve the standards required and the time frames.
The Senior Fabric Sourcing Manager will need to have a relevant textile qualification and have in technical depth knowledge of a very wide range of textiles for apparel.
You will need a good knowledge of different suppliers across Asia .
Languages required Mandarin and English. Experience of managing people is important .
You will also need to be accustomed to traveling extensively as part of your work and have gained previous experience of working within a large corporate environment .