Sourcing Assistant - Textiles
Our clients are a well established highly successful garment supplier now looking to mentor and develop a talented Sourcing Assistant. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with 1-2 years experience in industry / placement and wanting to progress their career in textile Sourcing !
Textile experience would be highly desirable but willing to look at other industries as long as they have some experience in buying / procurement / purchasing , part CIPS qualified or be prepared to work towards it. You must be analytical and numerically minded , excellent communication and negotiation skills , confident in your ability and working on projects from end to end.
Supporting the Sourcing and Supplier Development Manager to source and develop manufacturing solutions to service the business needs and business strategies. To ensure that the solutions comply with the technical and CSR expectations of the business and its clients.
In conjunction with the sourcing and supplier development Manager develop the company's sourcing solutions in line with business expectations.
To seek out and advise the business on new developments and opportunities that would enhance the company's commercial appeal.
Manage all assigned critical path activities dates.
Alongside the Sourcing and Supplier Development Manager
To support the Sourcing and Supplier Development Management in the supply base assess the
To assist the Sourcing and Supplier Development Manager in the management of CSR responsibilities.
To be aware of company's level of risk with any supplier in terms of operational performance and financial standing.
To manage and complete, where assigned, applicable costing for tenders.
Average margin achieved against budget.
Achievement of critical path dates
business generation through sourcing innovation.
Variance in supplier vendor assessment results.
of risk exposure.
Time to complete the task assigned
-motivated and performance driven.
Able to work and complete projects independently.
Good of especially Microsoft
Minimum 2 years’ experience in direct buying.
Part CIPS qualified/prepared to work towards it.
Excellent communication and negotiations skills.
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