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Material Manager Leather

Company Name & Description: 
My client is an International footwear brand name specializing in outdoor sport footwear products.
  • Develop and implement the material development and costing calendars in coordination with product development and operations.
  • Develop material quality testing program and ensure transfer of new innovations into mass production.
  • Ensure applied testing and quality standards are up-to-date and free from product failures or claims.
  • Evaluate existing suppliers and extend supplier network for material innovations and cost comparisons.
  • Work closely with Development team and Costing team to offer any proper suggestion to save cost and achieve the target price.
  • Work closely with Planning team to manage material inventory and delivery.
  • Monitor the use of leather materials in factories to ensure all materials used are in accordance of the RSL policies in the Group.
  • Organize training programs for other teams with our leading nominated vendors for materials, components and chemicals.
  • Provide periodic and timely report to reflect current situation and potential problems in material management to top management.
Candidate Requirements: 
  • At least 10 years of leather sourcing/production experience in the footwear industry, in-depth footwear material supply chain knowledge with a large footwear sourcing or manufacturing organization.
  • Good technical knowledge of material prices, costing analysis, product development and footwear production operations, as well as orders placement and its schedule control.
  • Strategic sourcing background in Footwear industry.
  • Strong concept on consistence production, timely delivery and analytically skills.
  • Attentive to details and highly quality-conscious.
  • Proactive, independent, flexible and responsible, team-player and have excellent communication skills.
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese.
Education Level Required: 
Years work experience: 
8 years
Available For: 
Expatriates & Local Chinese
Salary Range: 
Not Specified
Position filled: 

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