Responsibilities Locally deploy all new seasonal strategies and priorities set by the Headquarters while actively supporting all strategic as well as operative purchasing decisions. Conduct research on market trends to develop and maintain an up-to-date materials and trims database. Ensure all kinds of goods are sourced and developed appropriately to meet DIESEL R&D and production needs while conducting price negotiations to maximize cost savings. Evaluate and monitor the performance of nominated vendors to ensure high quality goods are delivered on time while keep on sourcing new potential vendors. Manage the Purchasing Team, work processes and individual staffs performances to ensure a balanced and effective job allocation. Attend collection development meeting in Headquarters with product developer and designers. Ensure an end to end sustainable and stable supply chain as well as both the product chemical and physical testing compliance.
Requirements Form 5 or above At least 10 years solid work experience in EU/US Purchasing and Sourcing including 5 years in a managerial position. Strong knowledge in Trims Testing Requirements and Safety Standards. Solid experience in garment trims, gadgets and retail materials. Good interpersonal skills, proactive and able to work under pressure. Good command of both written and spoken English, Chinese & Mandarin Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
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