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
Head of Sourcing (f/m/d)
In this role, an exciting and wide-ranging area of responsibility awaits you and offers plenty of scope for management and continuous development of the producer base of Wolford’s third party sourcing and fabric/yarn portfolio.
- Development of a reliant supplier base for production of Wolford premium products in the Cut & Sew and Knitwear segment.
- Leading contract negotiations including payment terms, delivery conditions, prices, minimums and production capacities.
- Selecting and searching new producers and ensure their onboarding.
- Analysing procurement cost and drive cost reduction measures accordring to margin targets
- Managing the sourcing budget and controlling operational cost
- Leading the sourcing team
- Driving an efficient make or buy process
- Driving innovation through sourcing new fabrics and yarns
- Garment technician/engineer or similar education with strong commercial know-how
- Extensive sourcing experience in fabrics, yarns, sportswear and ready-to-wear, preferably in the luxury sectore
- Knowledge in product development and processing
- Technical fabric and yarn knowledge is a must for this position
- Good negotiation and communication skills
- Willingness to travel
- English spoken and written, every other language is a plus
- MS-Office knowledge
- Strong leadership skills
- A flexible, dynamic and proactive personality
What We Offer:
- 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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