Sourcing & Buying Manager

Recruiter
Stine Goya
Location
Copenhagen, Hovedstaden (DK)
Salary
Competitive annual salary + benefits
Posted
04 Mar 2021
Closes
21 Mar 2021
Ref
BOF – Sourcing & Buying Manager
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sourcing & Buying Manager

Stine Goya is currently recruiting an astute and experienced Sourcing & Buying Manager to work within the company's fast-paced product production team. Reporting to the Head of Development & Production, the ideal candidate will come bearing a passion for sustainability and product, exceptional organizational skills and a can-do attitude.

Sourcing

  • Fabric and trim sourcing for Stine Goya’s four annual collections in close collaboration with the design team and with support from the Head of Development & Production.
  • Consistently approaching sourcing and developing new fabrics and trims with a sustainable mindset and ensure new qualities are meeting the Stine Goya needs, wishes and requirements
  • Pre-book sampling fabrics and materials
  • Order placement for sampling and coordinating deliveries
  • Maintain current manufacturer relations and build new ones according to the company’s product strategy

Buying

  • Working across all seasons and taking charge for Stine Goya’s production and buying procedures, from sales samples to delivery of final bulk
  • Assuring the company’s suppliers adhere to the Code of Conduct and other regulations and contracts
  • Maintenance and updating of supplier manual and supporting documents
  • Responsible for forecasting, pre-booking, stock orders and fabric bookings at CMT suppliers
  • Negotiations on costing and delivery
  • Order placement in ERP system Spy
  • Quality testing and factory audits to ensure all standards are being met
  • Close collaboration with customer service on claims and actions towards suppliers
  • Proactive in developing the company’s CSR and sustainability activities
  • Participate in fittings, follow pre-production and shipment samples
  • Responsible for monitoring bulk approvals and purchase orders
  • Monitor deliveries together with supply chain
  • Update deliveries in ERP SPY and communicate to the company’s sales channels.
  • Making sure all product info and care instructions are correct in ERP and other system/specs

Key competencies

  • Experience working with sustainable strategies and implementation
  • High sense of quality, workmanship and attention to detail and experience working in CMT
  • Excellent with numbers and Excel
  • Strong negotiator with good organisational and communicative skills
  • Keen problem solver with a proactive attitude
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Established supplier network across all tiers and product categories, within both Europe and Asia
  • Acute technical knowledge of fabrics, yarns and trims
  • Strong understanding of garment construction
  • Comfortable travelling to manufacturing countries
  • Experience working with ERP systems such as Spy is considered a plus