Fabric Buyer

Country :
USA
State :
Florida
County :
Miami-Dade County
Town :
MIAMI
Category :
Purchasing
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

JBCStyle is the leading full-service recruiting agency with a focus on the Fashion, Beauty, Action Sports, Retail and Home industries.With over a decade of experience matching key brands with their ideal candidates, we are uniquely positioned to support our clients looking for top talent and or candidates looking to take the next step in their career(s).

Job description

>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

- Strong Communication & Organizational skills (verbal and written)

- Self-motivated, critical thinker

- Work well in a team environment

- Customer Oriented & focused (internally and external)

- Proficient in Microsoft Office products

- Proficient using ERP & MRP programs