We, the TAL Group, are a world leader in apparel manufacturing. Our 25,000 employees in South East Asia make 1 in every 6 dress shirts sold in the USA. Our leading edge technologies, our innovative products, our value-added supply chain services and our deep commitment to our distinguished customers,...
We, the TAL Group, are a world leader in apparel manufacturing. Our 25,000 employees in South East Asia make 1 in every 6 dress shirts sold in the USA. Our leading edge technologies, our innovative products, our value-added supply chain services and our deep commitment to our distinguished customers, suppliers and employees have made us a "partner of choice" for over 60 years! For more information, we invite you to visit:Official Website: http://www.talapparel.com/LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tal-apparel-limitedFacebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TALApparel/

Senior Fabric Sourcing Executive

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Kowloon
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, 13-month pay, Education subsidies, 5-day week, Flexible working hours, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Manufacturing - Garment
Job function Merchandising / Purchasing > Others
Merchandising / Purchasing > Purchasing / Procurement / Sourcing
Manufacturing > Quality Assurance / Control
Published On 20/10/2018

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand product ranges, price ranges and capability of different suppliers to help identify suitable suppliers for development
  • Work closely with Sales & Merchandising teams to understand customer needs, requirements and overall market trends on fabric
  • Source and develop fabric including the management of sample ordering, fabric testing and customer approvals
  • Manage the procurement process including request for quotations, negotiate with suppliers, recommend best offer (in terms of quality, service and cost) to the sales team and bulk order management
  • Identify potential savings opportunities and support cost savings initiatives
  • Manage good supplier relationships
  • Participate in operational improvement projects
  • Conduct research and analysis on suppliers and industry/market trends
  • Willing to travel occasionally within Asia

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree holder with preference in Textile & Clothing
  • 4-5 years of experience preferably in supply chain management functions under a manufacturing, consumer goods or retail (including buying offices) setting
  • Experience in textile/apparel industry is a plus
  • Good understand of supply chain management concepts such as order management, supplier management, lead time, quality etc.
  • Strong communication and customer servicing mindset
  • Excellent command in English & Mandarin
  • Proficient in MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as Fabric Sourcing Executive

To apply, please send your full resume, including salary expectation and availability, to Human Capital Management Department. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All information will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for employment purpose only.