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Deputy Manager Sourcing - Ethnic Footwear
Apply By Feb 24, 2022
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Jan 24, 2022)

  • Communicate daily with manufacturers to ensure product specifications, quality standards, and deadlines are met.
  • Assisting in new vendor sourcing for EASTERN footwear embroideries and finished shoes, vetting and onboarding as per the need of the business.
  • Allocate product against manufacturers for the best possible execution which includes maintaining proper vendor capacities as well as allocating to cost matrix.
  • Assist in cost negotiations, FOB approvals and retail price parameters according to company cost matrix to maintain target margins.
  • Assist in material sourcing when needed and ensure all sourced materials are coming with a cost, MOQ and lead time to ensure materials are workable for the season.
  • Be the main point of contact and communicator between all cross-functional departments: Planning, Design, Tech, Supply Chain and Marketing
  • Update and maintain development WIP report across all categories and multiple seasons simultaneously.
  • Responsible for arrangement of all required samples to ensure on time availability for photoshoot deadlines and targeted launch dates.
  • Own calendar deadlines and communicate and troubleshoot issues with vendors
  • Complete ad-hoc tasks and assignments as directed by management

Required Skills

Negotiation, Price Analysis, Vendor Management,

Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
5 Years