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01-11-2017

Menswear Buyer

Category: Retail - Buying

Location: Auckland Central

Work Type: Contract or Temp

  • Amazing brand + exceptional team culture
  • Contribute your creative flare to the menswear categories
  • 14-16 month contract with potential to go perm.

A true retail leader for fashion, creating high-street inspired fashion at an affordable price point. 
You will be a hands-on creative buyer/production controller that can also bring a solid commercial acumen and strategic approach. You will have worked across multiple product categories and experience in a vertical menswear buying background is desired. 

The Role:

  • Clothing production & Category management of Men’s apparel
  • Solid understanding of Garment Technology and Construction
  • Great trend forecasting skills
  • Supply chain management | Factory Relationship Management
  • Planning / OTB Management 
  • Critical path & lead times knowledge
  • Understanding of fabrics, specs & patterns
  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • High volume of SKU development
  • China & Bangladesh sourcing experience & travel     
About You:
  • Have a relevant Fashion Design qualification
  • Proven experience in menswear buying/production & design
  • Experience within a volume retail business is desired
  • Strong ability to work with and analyse numbers and situations
  • Knowledge and understanding of ethical and social compliance
  • Sound knowledge of garment construction and knowledge of fabrics (knits and wovens)
  • A Self-motivated, energised with the ability to self-manage
  • Proactive and positive attitude and contribution
  • Ability to work with urgency in a fast paced and demanding environment

If you feel this role sounds like you then please click "Apply Now" or call Dana on 09 520 8831 for a confidential discussion.

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