Senior Merchandiser (Fabric &Amp; Trims)

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Kowloon
Town :
KOWLOON, HONG KONG
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
AEHC-016384_1515390336

Company description

Senior Material Sourcing Specialist (Fabric & trims)

My client is an International lifestyle fashion retailer, they are currently looking for a Senior Material Sourcing Specialist who has experience in functional fabric sourcing and development to join their team.

Job description

Job Descriptions

* Liaise with the headquarters and in-house product development team for all fabric & trims sourcing and development
* Provide the company with the best fabric options in terms of price and quality
* Manage price recaps, conduct price negotiation and cost analysis
* Establish all fabric (including functional fabric & trims) sourcing & supplier strategies
* Source new suppliers for the best price and quality and maintain a good relationship
* Maintain fabric library with the fabric quality team
* Able to provide input to Sourcing guides and processes to continually improve sourcing strategies
* Work closely with bulk production team to ensure smooth handover
* Quick reaction to ad-hoc projects
* Evaluate and monitor the performance of mills

Requirements

* Minimum 5 years of working experience for functional fabric sourcing merchandiser; product development on different fabrics & trims
* Diploma or degree in Fashion Textile/Merchandising or related disciplines is preferable
* Good technical understanding in different fabric/trims, as well as functional fabrics
* Good sourcing base and connection in fabric/trims mills
* Prefer candidates with buying office or sportswear brands experience
* Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills
* Good command in both written and verbal English, Cantonese and Mandarin
* Well organized, attention to details and self-motivated
* Willing to travel to China and off-shore