Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations. They now have a pivotal role for a Senior Fabric Technical Manager to join their Sri Lanka office.
Senior Fabric Technical Manager - The Role:
- Source and manage the fabric supply base and expand the network in the South Asia Region.
- Work with the relevant fabric technologists and merchandisers to ensure fabric procedures and systems are both understood and adhered to
- Ensure effective and consistent mill evaluation
- Train the supply base and undertake supplier viability assessment
- Oversee base fabric approvals and bulk fabric performance
- Provide expert advice to team and business to ensure fabrics perform as specified at the required (or better price).
- Colour management from lab dip through to bulk
- Schedules Sri Lankan, Pakistan and Indian annual mill, laundry and print plant evaluations
Senior Fabric Technical Manager - The Candidate:
- Degree Certificate in a Technical Textile Qualification or a minimum of 10 years work experience in a similar capacity
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Problem solving
- Computer literate (Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook)
- Proven experience in mentoring a cross functional team
- Experience in quality compliance & auditing
- Previous experience in manufacturing & sourcing in Asia
- In depth knowledge of EU legislation and REACH compliance
- Full understanding of fabric testing standards & methodology
Senior Fabric Technical Manager - The package:
- Competitive salary + benefits.
Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted
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