General Manager, FOB Sourcing (China)

GM, FOB Sourcing

We are looking for an experienced Sourcing Manager with a proven track record of global procurement who can help to build and grow the business and the team.

  • Global Sourcing
  • Factories, Garments, Fabric and Trims – the whole lot!
  • International Apparel Manufacturer

The company offers a full design and manufacturing capability, supplying high-quality activewear and swimwear to the global market.

As Sourcing Manager, you will manage the global sourcing process from A to Z including product planning, vendor and item approval, pricing, and vendor relations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the team in developing a more competitive supplier base
  • Manage supplier negotiations, contracts, performance, and risk management
  • Rebuild the supplier and material records for smoother and smarter raw material purchasing.
  • Collaborate with business support functions to drive operational efficiencies and maximum value-add to the business
  • Improve sustainable strategic partnerships with suppliers to support growth and development and organise regular supplier evaluations

Key requirements for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Textile, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management or a related discipline
  • Extensive experience in a sourcing function with a large apparel supplier.  Intimate apparel and technical bonding experience would be preferred
  • Demonstrated experience implementing a product development or sourcing system across multiple countries and multiple functions.
  • Good knowledge in leveraging information technology to accelerate business and process re-engineering
  • Willingness to initiate and adapt to change in a challenging environment.
  • Strong management skills
  • Good written and spoken English

A great career awaits – the company has a growing order book and is expanding its senior management team to ensure a sustainable future.  An aggressive growth plan means that you will be constantly challenged, but richly rewarded.

 

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