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Title:  Executive - Category Management - Fabrics

Job Requisition ID:  2037
Location: 

Sri Lanka

Strategic Business Unit:  Brandix Apparel Limited
About the Company and Job Details: 

About Brandix

Brandix, a leader in Sri Lanka’s Apparel industry and adjudged ‘Exporter of the Year’ at the 2018/19 Presidential Export Awards, operates apparel manufacturing units in Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh, with operations in Haiti, Cambodia and UK. The company continues its inspired journey in developing, manufacturing and marketing end-to-end apparel solutions to world-renowned brands, whilst empowering sustainable development in the communities it operates in.

Key purpose of the Job

The role holder will spearhead Category Management for the Fabric category in assigned SBUs by implementing its strategy and achieving the Fabric Category Management objectives/KPIs. This includes supplier consolidation, margin improvement, supplier relationship management, supplier performance management and risk management. The role holder will be a technical expert in the Fabric Category, delivering the assigned responsibility in collaboration with the SBU Supply Chain team.

Key Responsibilities:

1.Ensuring achievement of the strategic sourcing objectives for one or more assigned SBUs, including new supplier identification, supplier evaluation, margin improvement, supplier consolidation, capacity, quality, etc.
2.Implementation of supplier performance management and risk mitigation initiatives for the assigned SBUs
3.Liaising with the assigned SBUs, cross-functional teams and suppliers for achievement of the category objectives
4.Providing MIS, reporting and progress updates on KPIs, category savings, supplier performance dashboards, functional LRP projects, etc., as per guidelines
5.Leading and managing the team for achievement of the functional objectives

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in the stream of Textile and Clothing or National Diploma in Technology in the stream of Textile and Clothing or an equivalent qualification

Experience

1 - 2 years of relevant experience in the area of Textile Technology with strong technical knowledge of raw materials and RM sourcing practices

Competencies

1. Driving Vision and Change
2. Exciting & Engaging Customers
3. Inspiring Employees
4. Driving Results

This is an Equal Opportunity Company