Job Description

Do you dream about fashion? Our client, very reputable in the high fashion industry, is looking for a Trim Buyer to join their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, development and presentation to designers of new concepts in trim materials
  • Being cross functional with all departments internally and to manage communication with suppliers
  • Accountable for maintaining all data, pricing and testing of trims
  • Adhere to and manage and ensure timely delivery
  • Responsible for monitoring spend, keeping in-line with the budget and tracking excess trim value and stock quantities
  • Sourcing: Assist the sourcing team in the execution of supply chain strategy and coordination of the department.
  • Manage import and export activities, including shipping documents preparation, scheduling forwarders and contacting customs brokerages.
  • Negotiate best prices against list price/ last year price
  • Negotiate discounts/ claims where necessary

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar role
  • Strong written and verbal communication; English essential, plus Chinese an advantage.
  • Proficient with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of production techniques, commercial pricing and testing standards.
  • Knowledge of current market, trends and competitors’ products
  • Highly organized with the ability to priorities and problem solve
  • Ability to handle a fast pace, high level of pressure and meet deadlines essential.
  • Collaborative and flexible approach with the ability to communicate with all levels of the business