Fabric Manager in Sew Sew You Medellin, Central Visayas, Philippines

Website Sew Sew You

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The Opportunity

The role will be responsible for actively managing our core material offering and procurement of fabric for Athleisure/ Sportswear/ Active wear. And will identify, negotiate, and penetrate new opportunities with vendors, suppliers, and mills to effectively achieve our needs.

The role will report to the Head of Product & Design and support the Merchandising team to accomplish the Fabric management roadmap and set standards through vendor management matrix and process enhancements.

What you will be doing – but not limited to –

  • Actively managing the procurement for fabrics, coordinate and negotiate with vendors on price, quality, quantity, lead times.
  • To support fabric sourcing for the assigned product category
  • Collaborate proactively with suppliers, designers, and merchandisers in identifying core and novel fabrics aligned with overall procurement strategy & direction.
  • Adhere to all sourcing schedules to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Coordinate goods between fabric mill, jobber and garment factory.
  • Assist & support the team in delivering, leading & executing the overall procurement strategy & vision.
  • Follow up critical process i.e. Fabric delivery schedule/initial testing reports/ sample yardages and some tracking charts
  • Handle follow up such as lab dip, dyelot submission, and work closely with vendors/suppliers on development and bulk production progress

What you will need to succeed

  • Polytechnic or overseas high diploma graduate in Textile Technology or related
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in handling both woven fabric & knit fabric for performance wear and sportswear with brand principals or sourcing companies
  • Manage time line execution on fabric development, supervise subordinates to complete regular or unexpected tasks effectively and efficient
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to work under pressure, good sense of integrity, excellent time management and result-oriented
  • Experience in sourcing trims will bee an added advantage.
  • Experience in Sportswear/ Athleisure /Activewear is preferred.
  • Strong presentation and price negotiation skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English,
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools.

Why you will love working here

  • An opportunity to shape the future of sustainable fashion, and give back to the community at the same time.
  • A start up environment that’s big on individual responsibility, accountability, team work and career progression.
  • We are big on culture. We believe in creating an environment that is positive, fun and enables each one to flourish and tap into their highest potential.

We want our teams to enjoy life and be happy both inside and outside of work.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview stages. If you do not hear from us, it is unlikely we are able to hire you at this time, in which case we would keep your application on file and consider it again should we have additional openings in the future. Meanwhile, we encourage you to follow our LinkedIn page to stay updated for any potential opportunities.

Company: Sew Sew You

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Medellin, Central Visayas, Philippines

Application Deadline: N/A

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