Fabric Manager (Woven)
My client is a large garment manufacturer focus on innovative fabric and garment development for different mid - high end fashion retailers.
They are looking for a Fabric Manager with good experience in woven fabric development and production as well as garment merchandising experience.
Job duties :
Execute the defined sourcing strategy for designated product categories and to provide managerial leadership to Fabric Sourcing Team
Provide internal customers with fabric sourcing services to secure customer orders; and to lead projects for continuous improving Fabric Sourcing effectiveness
Understand overall textile market trends, significant events and supplier business performance
Ensure developments and production are allocated in line with the overall sourcing strategy
Understand the product, price, production capability and quality performance of different suppliers to help identify suitable suppliers for development.
Provide advice to internal customers on technical fabric issues (e.g. fabric construction, pricing, quality, lead time, etc.) as needed
With strong technical knowledge in woven fabric construction, quality, development, and production process
Degree / diploma holder in merchandising / fabric / textile or related discipline
At least 5-8 years relevant working experience
Strong technical skills in piece dyeing, weaving and fabric sourcing & development
Good understanding of garment production process
US market exposure highly advantageous.
Effective and inspiring leaders, with cultural sensitivity who has previously managed global teams.
Business acumen, strategic mindset as well as able to give a hands-on approach when needed.
Must have English, Cantonese or Mandarin language proficiency
Open for step up candidates with less year of working experience