Job ref no.: PurchTrimMgr (CT3117352-01#8829)

Purchasing Manager / Raw Material Manager (Garment Trims)

International Fashion Group

  • 5-day week

An expanding multi-national sourcing group is looking for high calibre candidates to fill up the following position :

Objective :
Responsible for the successful and efficient development of new trims from concept to bulk shipment.
Manages vendors for cost negotiation, trims production & co-ordination overall divisional management. Assist Director of Raw Material Procurement in exploring and establishing potential raw materials for productions.

Job Duties :
Report to Director of Raw Materials Procurement and manage the team resources, workflows and procedures to improve its efficiency
Improve the trims sourcing in order to support the garment production and distribution, optimising time and economical parameters
Develop opportunities of consolidated demand and suppliers’ nomination on the core components such as metal trims, threads, marketing items, as well as packaging items.
Oversee the development of all lab dips, strike offs, 1st bulk and bulk production.
Deal with bulk production issues as they arise, making sound commercial decisions
Oversee the development of trim from nominated vendors
Contribute the efficiency of product development process in terms of lead-time, quality & minimizing the deviation of target price
Evaluate the suppliers’ performance periodically and follow up their corrective actions
Pre-produce and provide a risk assessment on any new material
Ensure all vendors adhere to corporate manuals for testing
Ensure testing specifications are met for all fabrics trims (laces, collar tap, etc.) and embellishments and advise if necessary
Ensure pre-production meetings are carried out effectively with vendors
Inventory management, internal and external, with garment factories

Requipments :
10 years or above solid experience in Raw Material Management and broad knowledge of product development and manufacturing of garments and accessory, including at least 3 years’ experience as Trims Purchasing Manager in multinational company.
Excellent command of spoken and written English. Knowledge in Chinese (Mandarin) will be a plus.
Strong raw material technical knowledge and trim sourcing network
Knowledge in Supply Chain and Procurement Management
Excellent communication, negotiation skills and time management skills
Good leadership skill with experience supervising a small team
Proficiency in MS applications e.g. Excel and Word PowerPoint

5 day work and attractive salary package will be offered to the right candidates, interested parties please contact The Human Resources Manager by clicking Apply Now for application.

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