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Fabric buyer

Reference ID:
108023
Location:
Salary:
The Fabric Buyer will be responsible for preparing and maintaining all fabric information and details for bulk fabric purchasing, including: Specifications, suppliers, negotiated pricing and lead times.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Assist in price negotiation, issue PO’s and follow up with suppliers.
  • Maintain production fabric report.
  • Track all bulk l/dips and strike offs.
  • Track and acquire approval of all bulk cuttings and pass to production.
  • Coordinate and communicate production fabric quality & aesthetic standards.
  • Write out and distribute buy sheets each season.

R&D

  • Track and maintain all prints and/or fabrics.
  • Organize and maintain fabric appointments.
  • Prepare and report sample fabric budget.
  • Manage and coordinate seasonal pre-production fabric sale.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Fundamental understanding of fibers, yarns, colors, fabric construction and prints as well as import production.
  • 3-5 years of experience in fabric purchasing