Material Developer/ Senior Developer/ Manager

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Kowloon
Town :
KOWLOON BAY
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
AVMN-328042_1552469191

Company description

Material Developer/ Senior Developer/ Manager

My client is an international retailer with sourcing office in Hong Kong, they are currently looking for a Fabric Manager/ Fabric Developer focus on material sourcing and development, provide technical support and guidelines to design/PD/merchandising and HQ.

Job description

Material Developer/ Senior Developer/ Manager

My client is an international retailer with sourcing office in Hong Kong, they are currently looking for a Fabric Manager/ Fabric Developer focus on material sourcing and development, provide technical support and guidelines to design/PD/merchandising and HQ.

Duties:

* Source and develop functional fabric for design and business need
* Work closely with different parties such as suppliers, internal departments, testing lab, HQ and etc. on material development
* Research on new fabric development and fashion trend and prose to design team for new concept
* Maintain and expand wide sourcing network
* Assist in evaluating prospective fabric sources and develop action plans to bring these to acceptable quality, environmental and safety standards
* Train and develop the fabric/material team expertise on fabric related matters
* Review and evaluate the performance of fabric mill and propose changes whenever necessary
* Negotiate with supplier for cost, agreement, quality and other production issues

Requirements:

* Graduated from Fabric / Textile or Fabric Technology or equivalent
* At least 2 years' experience in fabric, garment/textile design or fabric production and development.
* Experience in fabric allocation, ordering & tracking and product development.
* Good understanding of apparel or product in sportswear
* Knowledgeable and up to date with latest fabric industry developments/production in Asian countries
* Strong communication skills in English, Mandarin and Cantonese
* Good influencing skill (internal and external) skill and be a good team player
* Frequent travel is required