Sourcing Planning Director

£45000 - £60000 per annum
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Joanna Nathan
Production, Wholesale
Job Type
Role description
Established in the late 1990’s our client is one of the leading woven garment manufactures in Turkey. Specialising in soft wovens separates they are key suppliers to the majority of the high street fashion retailers here in the UK and Europe

They currently looking to recruit a Sourcing and Planning Manager to be based in Turkey.
As Sourcing and planning Manager you will focus on finding the best resources at the best prices to keep the manufacturing process on schedule and to ensure productivity is cost effective for their fashion brand.
You will be responsible for sourcing across raw materials, fabrics & components, garment suppliers and factories .
You will be required to analyse the process and determine whether to use the supplier again or seek out higher quality or more cost-effective providers. You will also be responsible for confirming the terms of all contracts, licenses, insurance and liability agreements for each source being used.

Person Requirements:
  • need to understand garment manufacturing,
  • have great contacts with international suppliers and manufacturers
  • have strong negotiation skills to get the best price and delivery schedule.
  • International travel 
  • Be used to sourcing from the Far East and Europe.
  • Have extensive contacts in sourcing all types of fabrics.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Degree educated preferred.
  • Experience in the minimum of a sourcing role with global exposure to fabrics and garment factories across all key markets for sourcing.
  •  Work closely with design & buying teams keeping up to date with current trade.
  •  Putting into work new fabric developments and colourways with mills when required.