At Wolford, we lead the market with exceptional European skin wear. We believe that the future of fashion is about substance. We are on a mission to drive progress through empowerment & liberation. Sparking an united journey with passion and an entrepreneurial mind set. We are committed to a better tomorrow, an open world. Embracing uniqueness and welcoming diversity. Born in Austria, at home in the world.
People willing to promote Wolford’s success are our most valuable capital. To strengthen our team in the Sourcing Department at our office in Milan/ Italy, we are looking for a committed and motivated person to join the Wolford team as soon as possible as
Junior Sourcing Specialist (f/m/d)
In this role you will be responsible for the management and continuous development of the producer base of Wolford’s third party sourcing portfolio.
- Ensuring a producer “pool” for the production of Wolford premium products in the Cut & Sew and Knitwear segment
- Leading and supporting contract negotiations
- Selecting and searching new producers and ensure their onboarding.
- Maintaining the seasonal sourcing plan incl. capacity planning.
- Analyzing procurement cost and drive cost reduction measures.
- Avoiding and managing delivery delays, overproduction, under delivery, 2nd choice and general production challenges
- Managing budget and controlling operational cost
- Monitoring processes after order placement with the buyer
- Garment technician/engineer or similar education with commercial know-how
- Sourcing experience in Cut&Sew Sportswear and RTW
- Knowledge in product development and processing
- Fabric and yarn knowledge is a must
- Good negotiation skills and communication skills
- Willingness to travel
- English spoken and written, MS-Office knowledge
- Flexible and change management driven
- Confident and dynamic
What We Offe:
- A dynamic, international company and pioneer in the field of quality and circular economy (C2C)
- An environment that is moving to the leading technologies within the Fashion industry
- Discount for all employees on Wolford products and merchandise
- An exciting challenge in an innovative company that can also look back on a long tradition
- You will be part of a committed team
- Ongoing further development
Join the World of Wolford. We look forward to receiving your application!
Apply now at: staff(at)wolford(dot)com
WOLFORD ITALIA S.R.L.
Corso Venezia 36 – 20121 Milano
Tel. 02 94750300 – 02 86 54 94 – staff(at)wolford(dot)com
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