100% fashion Staff with care

Fabric/Trim Buyer

Miami, Florida 33014

Post Date: 02/23/2018 Job ID: 92638 Job Category: Buying, Fabric, PIPELINE JOB

Location: Miami

Company: High-end uniform company

Responsibilities

  • Create/Place purchase orders
  • Sourcing of new fabrics and trim
  • Determine optimal stocking levels & purchase quantities
  • Identify & select vendors
  • Negotiate pricing, delivery terms & lead times
  • Provide daily, weekly, monthly reporting
  • Verify history of supplier qualifications and ability to meet specifications.
  • Achieve PPV savings targets
  • Develop & maintain material specifications
  • Recommending & Pre-qualifying new suppliers
  • Ability to research product/services and conduct value analysis by analyzing data and identifying options
  • Work closely with Product Development on new material, design and finished goods
  • Maintain sample material, pricing and availability

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Textiles, Fashion, Supply Chain, or Business related field is a +
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a buyer for a manufacturing company
  • Solid understanding & knowledge of fabric, yarn, fibers, threads, colors, fabric construction
  • Uniform experience a plus not a must
  • Strong Communication & Organizational skills (verbal and written)
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Customer Oriented & focused (internally and external)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Proficient using ERP & MRP programs

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