ASIA SOURCING MANAGER – US MNC zipper/garment trims brand/merchandising/supply chain/5 days

Job level Middle
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Permanent
Benefits 13-month pay, 5-day week, Discretionary bonus, Guaranteed bonus, Medical plan
Industry Manufacturing - Garment
Job function Manufacturing > Product Development / Product Management
Merchandising / Purchasing > Merchandising - Garment / Apparel
Merchandising / Purchasing > Purchasing / Procurement / Sourcing
Published On 15/02/2018
US multinational company - develop, manufacture and distribute of own brand names zipper and trims products to manufacturers of fashion apparel, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, brand licensees and major retailers worldwide including but not limited to American Eagle, A&F, Polo Ralph Lauren, Kohl's, JC Penney, FatFace, Victoria's Secret, Wal-Mart, Phillips-Van Heusen, Levi Strauss & Co., Express and many others. – we are looking for an ASIA SOURCING MANAGER – with details as follows :
  • University degree preferably in Apparel/Garment Technology/ Supply Chain, Logistics Administration.
  • At least 6 years working experience in supply chain management and as least 3 years in managerial level.
  • Excellent sourcing experience of both China and APAC trimming and accessories suppliers/vendors.
  • Solid experience in handling all kind of Trims sourcing.
  • In-depth knowledge of all technical aspects of trims sourcing & production.
  • Strong experience and knowledge in product development and process knowledge.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills; specifically in both spoken and written English and Mandarin. Must be able to communicate effectively both with the local team and the China team.
  • Experience in trading and/or sourcing industries would be an advantage.
  • Identify; source and qualify new suppliers for apparel trims and accessories in China & APAC region.
  • Responsible for on-time material supplies and control the provisions in good quality.
  • Knowledge in price and buying terms with suppliers and vendors, acceptable industry standard quality.
  • Manage suppliers' portfolio and evaluate the performance of suppliers.
  • Work closely with Product Development team and bring in proper suppliers that meet company business needs/ strategy.
  • Maintain and update all trimming requirements and build comprehensive reference library.
  • Develop an extensive supply chain network/ portfolio ready to support and execute requirements from various trim customers.
  • Responsible to cover full-circle all specific product needs and work with Compliance Team to relay company set safety standards to new suppliers.
  • 5 days work
  • 13 months salary + performance bonus
  • Medical benefits
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