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Costing Manager

Reference ID:
189344
Location:
Salary:
Our fashion industry client is looking for a bright and organized Costing Manager. They will be responsible for the communication with vendors, chasing for prices, and providing cost sheets. The Costing and Sourcing Manager’s main goal is increasing profit margins. 

Responsibilities:

– Retrieve technical packages from the internal system and submit them to vendors to get initial costing for orders or potential orders based on details provided by sales
– Negotiate pricing
– Send cost sheets to the sales team
– Negotiate for profitable margins
– Regularly source new vendors to accommodate different customer needs
– Partner with VP of Production to maintain relationships with vendors; visit vendor in the Orient
– Assist in solving problems with the production and delivery
– Allocate orders with the appropriate vendor
– Ensure correct quality is booked for bulk
– Guide production coordinators on any issues or potential problems
– Ensure a proper balance of orders between all vendors

Requirements:

– Extensive knowledge in fabric, production and sourcing in apparel
– Comfortable with MS Office (excel, word, outlook)
– Good computer knowledge
– Excellent time management and organizational skills
– Strong attention to detail
– Strong negotiation and communication skills
– Able to work autonomously