Guest Supply, LLC

  • Assistant Merchandising & Sourcing Manager – Textiles

    Job Locations CN
    Posted Date 9 months ago(9 months ago)
    Job ID
    2017-1615
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Purchasing
  • Overview

    Working closely with Guest Supply US Textiles team and Guest Supply Asia Sales and Operations team to start up and support textiles business in Asia Pacific. The incumbent will be responsible for the end-to-end process in textile business including product development, sourcing, costing, procurement, delivery and quality assurance.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Sourcing and merchandising of textiles for hotel customers.
    • Audit and approve manufacturers.
    • Conduct and lead weekly conference calls with Guest Supply US Textiles Procurement and Product Development teams.
    • Establish a comprehensive and cost effective textile product range for Guest Asia.
    • Handle customer enquiries including sample arrangement, liaise with third party manufacturers, laboratories on product development requirement, quality & schedules.
    • Communicate and work closely with internal counterparts (Sales, Corporate Accounts and Management) on product development and tenders status in a collaborative approach.
    • Oversee procurement process in textile business and hands-on follow up orders and arrange samples.
    • Work with various parties to solve critical issues arising from sales, merchandising, production work flow, fabric quality, and shipment delivery to secure on time delivery and product in quality.
    • Design project schedules and ensure projects are effectively and efficiently managed and communicated.
    • Manage Quality Assurance for textiles.
    • Work with sales teams in a business development capacity though joint sales calls as a textile expert.

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

    • Excellent skills in reading writing, and speaking English and Chinese.
    • Strong verbal & written communication and negotiation skills.
    • Possess strategic and logical thinking with customer and market oriented mindset.
    • A good team player with self-motivated & well organized working behavior.
    • Proficiency in using MS office applications.
    • Able to work independently.

    WORK EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION: 

    • Bachelor degree with more than 10 years’ relevant working experience.
    • Proven track record in sourcing, product development or merchandising in textiles.
    • Experience working in US or Europe MNC in sourcing and business development of textile products.
    • Experience in sourcing of hotel linen (rooms division) a plus.Project management experiences a plus.
    • Candidate with more experience would be considered for the role of Merchandising & Sourcing Manager – Textiles.

     

    Guest Supply is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to hiring a diverse workforce (M/F/Disabled/Veteran)

     

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