Do you want to realise your potential in an innovative and modern digital working environment as part of a successful and growing group of companies? The brands JOOP!, Strellson and windsor. stand for fashion, trends and lifestyle.
For our location in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, we are looking for the following enthusiastic team member to start as soon as possible:
Team Leader Purchasing Fabrics (d/m/f)
In the course of your challenging and interesting role, you and your team will be responsible for the procurement of outer fabrics. This work will include developing the sample collection as well as arranging and handling procurement contracts for which you will negotiate the conditions of purchase and prices. You will be responsible for the complete and on-time delivery of outer fabrics, ensure compliance with the agreed delivery conditions and maintain continuous close contact with your suppliers around the world. Your team will be responsible for the procurement of the designated outer fabrics for the Strellson, JOOP! and windsor. brands. In this role, you and your team will be sounding boards for the premium brands. From the initial idea (design stage) to buying in production goods (collection), you and your team will be responsible for the procurement segments of each of the brands. Experience in international sourcing, attending trade fairs and visiting suppliers is essential. You naturally enjoy a keen eye for fashion and current trends as well as for quality and material requirements in the premium segment, and you see yourself as a brand ambassador for the brands entrusted to you.
Required experience and skills:
Successfully completed degree in the field of textile and clothing management or in business administration
Relevant professional experience in the purchasing or procurement of textile outer fabrics
Good command of English and, preferably, Italian
Strong IT skills, in particular MS Office and, ideally, SAP R/3
Passion and enthusiasm for fashion and lifestyle
Well-developed talent for communication and organisation
Team spirit and a results-focused attitude
We will give you a thorough induction in a motivated team, a modern workplace in a successful group of companies, family-friendly working conditions and the ideal basis on which to develop your career.