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Trim Buyer

New York, New York 10018

Post Date: 04/27/2018 Job ID: 95249 Job Category: Fabric, Product Development

Title: Trim Buyer
Company: Contemporary Womenswear Brand
Location: NYC

Key Functions:

  • 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
  • Ability to handle large volume of work and multiple priorities simultaneously, work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • 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


  • Minimum of 3 years apparel industry experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a buyer for a manufacturing company
  • Solid understanding & knowledge of fabric, yarn, fibers, threads, colors, fabric construction
  • Solid background in inventory/materials management
  • Uniform experience a plus not a must
  • Proficient using ERP & MRP programs

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