Manager, Raw Material

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
04 Dec 2021
02 Mar 2022
Full Time
Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing the overall process of new and seasonal fabrics that meet designer's aesthetic vision while balancing quality, cost and speed
  • Provide inspirational leadership to direct reports
  • Effectively executes against design briefs
  • Manage and train mills across defined region
  • Perform periodic SWOT analysis of mill performance and alignment to strategic sourcing needs
  • Oversee fabric testing and ensure mills understand expectations
  • Proactively monitor and meet calendar deadlines for approvals and mill executive
  • Maintain a supply chain that supports the overarching strategic vision
  • Collaborate with Mills, Raw Material team, and Supply Chain Partners

Job Requirements:
  • Degree in Textile or related subject with 8 years or above relevant industry experience
  • Extensive knowledge of raw materials, construction, costing, macro-economic trends, capacity planning and Chemicals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Results & solutions driven
  • Able to drive change, inspire, coach, mentor and develop a high performing team
  • Able to establish and maintain strong working relationships cross-functionally and cross-divisionally, as well as externally
  • Strong negotiating skills in diverse cultural environments
  • Ability to balance competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Computer literate, knowledge of Web PLM preferred
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Previous people management experience is a plus