FashionJobs MADRID, Community of Madrid
17 Jan, 2019Full time
Our client approaches 170 years as one of the world’s major luxury houses, defined by the modernity of its past, an unwavering confidence in the present, and a firm look forward. Craftsmanship, progress and unequalled expertise with leather, our client’s founding pillars, are reconfigured with a timely awareness evident in desirable and functional products across multiple categories, including ready-to-wear, accessories, home and lifestyle. Spain is where our client was born and remains the brand’s home. While its current landscape contains elements from places near and far and the Spanish legacy is expressed in modern ways, its heart still beats in Madrid, where all of its world-renowned leather goods continue to be manufactured. As Raw Material Development and Purchasing Techniques Expert you will be responsible of drive the material research, sourcing and suppliers’/vendors’ portfolio related to new techniques, according to Design and Business needs. Coordinate and distribute the Techniques’ team workload in a daily basis aligned with the RM development Manager guidelines. Key Functions: - Manage Material Order - Expenses Follow up (vs Budget) - Continuous Research & Sourcing - Supplier Creation Requirements & documents fill out - RM codification and validation (before handover to Industrial team) - Supplier & Raw Material Development - Supplier development orders release and follow-up - Pricing & Delivery Terms Negotiation - Master Validation according to the Quality standards - Invoices Checking and validation for Techniques and Semi-finish family. - Travels and holidays validation for Techniques and Semi-finish team members. Position interactions interaction with the rest of RM development team, External suppliers, RM procurement team, Warehouse team, Development workshop, Technical office, Project managers, Industrialization team, Quality team, Industrial planning manager and team (occasionally), Cutting Centre (occasionally) · 10-15 years of professional experience. At least 8 years of experience in similar positions managing LG (Leather Goods) accessories and raw materials suppliers, negotiation, new developments, and purchasing orders. · Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or similar studies linked to commercial and purchasing exchanges. · Spanish & English is a must, Italian desirable, and French will be a plus. Offimatic (advance knowledge of Excel) and fluent with different ERP management. PLM (Centric) software knowledge will be a plus.