Sr. Raw Materials Specialist

─░stanbul, Turkey
29 Apr 2022
14 Sep 2022
Full Time
The Team

This candidate will be part of PVH Turkey Sourcing Office, est. in January 2021 and located in Gunesli

The Position

Sr. Raw Material Specialist will responsible for managing the overall process of new and seasonal Circular Knit Fabrics that will company vision while balancing quality, cost and speed. Will maintain fabric supply chain that supports the overarching strategic vision. Collaborating with Fabric Mills, Raw Material Team, and Supply Chain Partners.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Circular Knit Fabric Mills & Business Counter Parts in order to achieve company targets.
  • Manage Circular Knit Fabric Supply Chain.
  • Follow up closely market price activities by commodity, yarn, fabric level &identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Inform to internal stakeholders about the price trends & the actions needed for better margins.
  • Provide macro trend information that may impact the negotiation strategy.
  • Provide technical expertise for circular knit area where needed in the business.
  • Be aware of industry trends through research.
  • Monitor and input system data to ensure 100% accuracy of data.
  • Create material ID and specifications in the company digital library.
  • Ensure RM archive physical and virtual up to date during all seasons.
  • Lead the R&D activities for circular knit fabrics according to brand expectation and mill specialism.
  • Catch up sustainability developments across to textile market.
  • Measure Circular Knit Fabric Mill Performance and Create Long Term Plan
  • Run seasonal reports to understand the current climate develop strategies and address deficiencies.
  • Demonstrate a forward-thinking mind set by contributing ideas that support fabric, sustainability goals and product innovation.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree in Textile Engineering or related subject preferable.
  • Fluent in English and Italian(preferred)
  • At least 5 years working experience in brand, supply chain, or raw materials.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Circular Knit Fabric , Yarn and Technical Materials
  • Clear understanding of dyeing, printing, and finishing techniques
  • Skilled communicator: ability to communicate and interface with multiple groups and individuals. Does so in a timely manner, when required.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft programs; Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Sense of urgency and the ability to manage changing priorities.
  • Able to make effective decisions through analysis, experience and understands when to defer to manager as situation warrants.
  • Must be detail oriented and well organized
  • Being part of our cross-functional, diverse and dynamic team.

What you can expect from us

  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule