Sourcing Manager (Apparel)

Địa điểm Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ngành nghề Khác
Category Others
Mã số 9875
Loại công việc Cố định
Email liên hệ
Điện thoại liên hệ +84 28 39110950 - 118
Ngày đăng Jun 20, 2021
Job Overview/About Company:

Our Client is a top 100 fortune American Retail company’s buying office, and it’s expanding


Key Responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of Org. Unit: (Describe the function)

· Direct and manage the sourcing process to execute Merchant strategies

· Manage the demand and execution side of sourcing to ensure timely execution of orders

· Train and educate suppliers on Corporate process and procedures


Primary Purpose of Position: (Summarize why this job exists and the contribution it makes to the overall success of the company)

· Lead identified sourcing opportunities to ensure suppliers/ factories capability and timely order execution.

· Ensure smooth order placement to compliant factories

· Guide cross functional partners/Suppliers to ensure product quality, delivery and price objectives are met or exceeded.

· Ensure the timely follow up of all sourcing activities with cross functional team/suppliers

· Ensure Value Unlock savings are captured, including trade benefits, at order placements to enable cost savings to be tracked.

· Data analysis and compilation of reports.


Essential Functions of the Job:

· Lead sourcing initiatives/projects with cross functional partners.

· Ensure appropriate, workable TNA across locations and Work-In-Process for smooth order execution

· Understanding of component pricing to provide cost saving opportunities.

· Understand suppliers’ capabilities and performance

· Plan factory visits to monitor production & assess factory capacity.

· Continuously develop product & market knowledge.

· Analyse and report on Supplier related performance data

· Provide coaching and guidance to subordinates on sourcing activities.

· Actively hands-on in order placement decisions.



· Distribute product specification, identify & resolve product specification issues upfront, to designated suppliers.

· Coordinate & validate any new factory requests from suppliers.

· Partner with Cross functional teams as needed to achieve quality, price and delivery requirements.

· Proactively identify potential product/ production issues.

· Maintain performance data of each supplier on a regular basis & determine actions to address any concerns.

· Ensure suppliers samples & quotations are completed within required timelines.

· Value unlock solutions to current products that improves product and lowers cost.

· Travel to factories & provide feedbacks on factories & suppliers capacities and technical abilities to support the market requirements

· Provide insight on product re-engineering opportunities that improves product and lowers cost.

· Compile relevant business reports and recaps to better understand and manage the business.

· Ensure order placement and execution meets expectations on capability, capacity, qualities and delivery performance.

· Executive and manage full-process from A to Z including cost negotiation, itinerary set up, pre-trip, to finalization to ensure the buying trip objectives are fully completed.

· Assume additional responsibilities and perform special projects as needed or directed



Identify internal and external contacts, the nature of contacts, and expected outcome of relationships



· GS Technical Design

· GS Raw Material Team

· GS QA team

· GS Category Team

· Responsible Sourcing

· Supply Chain Security

· Logistics

· Origin Replenishment

· BTV Product Development Coordinator/Manager

· BTV Global Sourcing Team

· BTV Direct Imports



· Suppliers

· Factories

· Consumer Testing Laboratories


Job Requirements:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Other Requirements:

List the minimum requirements to perform the job successfully including language(s), technical licensure or certification

Education and Experience listed in the below fields

· Able to evaluate suppliers’ competences and capabilities

· Need strong knowledge & understanding of garment construction & production capabilities

· Need strong knowledge of suppliers & factories.

· Strong in identify creative alternative solutions to solve problems

· Ability to train subordinates to work independently

· Highly motivated

· Good team-player

· Ability to work with associates from different cultures

· Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks in an organized manner to meet on-time objectives

· Good interpersonal skills

· Proactive & patience

· High sense of urgency

· Good analytical skills

· Good negotiation skills

· Strong skills in working with suppliers about prices & products.

· Ability to take ownership

· Excellent in English & Vietnamese languages

· Strong communication skills

· Excellent problem solving skills

· Proficient PC skills including MS Word, Excel & Power Point

· Basic production and manufacturing knowledge

· Experience: +4 years’ experience in Manufacturing or Apparel merchandising experience


Key Skills:

1. Excellent in English & Vietnamese languages

2. Strong communication skills

3. Excellent problem solving skills

4. Proficient PC skills including MS Word, Excel & Power Point

5. Basic production and manufacturing knowledge