Assistant Manager, Materials Production Planning, Apparel (South Vietnam)

Location Ho Chi Minh
Category Production
Job reference 11052
Job type Permanent
Consultant email
Consultant contact no 84967890097
Date posted Jun 01, 2021
1. Key responsibilities:
  • Support the long- and short-term SEA regional Apparel & Equipment material supply strategy for all brands factoring in footprint movements, supply models, lead times, profitability, sustainable materials, brand and sourcing needs
  • Ensure reliable delivery of apparel & equipment material on time for production by working closely with material suppliers and finished goods vendors
  • Partner cross-functionally with Materials Labs, Sourcing and Quality team in managing all aspects of apparel & equipment material quality from establishing guidelines to delivering product to factories
  • Support Material Team by leading resolution of quality issues at factories and with vendors in collaboration with Sourcing and Quality teams.
  • Increase leverage of the model through decisions supported by facts and data that will in turn support the apparel & equipment material supply strategy
  • Report and monitor supplier performance using set scorecards for active performance management
  • Responsible for managing all apparel & equipment supplier relationship and building supplier partnerships in the brands
  • Partner with functional leaders on Compliance and Social Responsibility, to ensure standards and requirements are met within the group’s material supply
  • Actively support sustainable material roadmaps through identification of supplier capabilities, capacities and innovative sustainable alternatives
  • Work cross-functionally in selection of global and local suppliers and materials that support material and manufacturing strategies and Product Development objectives.
  • Accountable for all people related activities such as hire, train, manage and develop the talent in the team
2. What distinguishes you:
  • High EQ in working with cross function/cultural partners
  • Management Experience in global, multi-national environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • A leader as well as a pleasant team player
  • Entrepreneurial & result-driven
  • Optimistic and dare to take calculated risks
  • Team player and the ability to work independently
  • Communication and influence globally and regionally
  • Bold and creative thinking
  • Able to work under pressure with multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Apparel & equipment procurement experience is an advantage
  • Minimum Relevant Experience:
  • Experience in Apparel, Footwear, Equipment Apparel & equipment and/or Sourcing and Supply Chain organizations but not limited to
  • Minimum Supervisory Experience:
  • Proven record of leading teams
  • Nature of Work:
  • Materials Sourcing
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Minimum Degree Held: Bachelor’s degree, College graduate or equivalent work experience
  • Subject Expert In: Textile, Procurement, Supply Chain, but not limited to
  • Certifications Required: N/A
  • Specific Working Conditions
  • Frequency of Travel: Flexibility to sometimes travel globally