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Material Manager - Sports & Lifestyle Clothing

Lead (more than 10 years)


Job Description

Material Manager - Sports & Lifestyle Clothing

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading sports-wear sourcing company as their material manager in their highly established sourcing office in Hong Kong. The company is rapidly growing and are in need of a seasoned material manager who has the necessary experience, technical knowledge, with a commercial mindset along with good communication skills to help them handle all materials developments.

  • To lead and manage material development in regards to lifestyle and sports-wear
  • Strategically build potential plans in fabric development which aligns with the company's business directions
  • Build the fabric management system, concentrating on development, costing, efficiency
  • Work closely with fabric suppliers to understand their strengths and weaknesses, improving their capabilities and build strong working relationships
  • Present seasonal trend fabric forecasts and recommend potential new materials, technologies etc that can align with the company's strategies and price/quality requirements
  • Update relevant teams on market and industry information and provide important market intelligence to draw up the most suitable action plans for the company
  • Manage sampling process of raw materials and assist the product development team in sourcing for potential new fabrics
  • Build a fabric library that can maintain important fabric specs and details

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or above in textile or relevant field
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in working in fabric sourcing, R&D positions
  • Experience working with major sports-wear sourcing offices will be seen as highly advantageous
  • Must have strong experience with sports/performance apparel and materials
  • Strong technical knowledge in fabrics and fabric production process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe programs, Gerber, Web PDM, Excel and related
  • Must speak and write good English and Chinese

Interested parties please send your CV in word format to Angela Tsui for more information.

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Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelNone
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese
ConnectedGroupHuman Resources and Recruitment

Unit 603, Level 6, Infinitus Plaza 199 Des Voeux Road Central Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

directions_walk4 mins walk from Sheung Wan Station