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Assistant Merchandising Manager, Leather & other materialsJ. Crew Sourcing Asia, Limited
  • Hung Hom
  • Salary provided
  • Posted on 21 Aug 2019
Assistant Merchandising Manager, Leather & other materialsJ. Crew Sourcing Asia, Limited

Job Highlights

  • Leather & other raw materials merchandising
  • 5 days work
  • Attractive Benefits and work environment

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage material development including handbag leather (70%), textile material for bags and SLGs (20%), and other non-apparel related raw material
  • Track and ensure on-time delivery of the sample yardagefor development samples. Follow up with factories once sample and bulk orders are placed.
  • Coordinate among suppliers and factories lab dip and bulk lot approval confirmations.  NY needs to approve lab dips & follow-up with vendors handled by HK.
  • Manage testing for all raw materials and resolve potential production/quality issues
  • Negotiate competitive prices of all raw materials by combining projection across all materials and direct factories. 
  • Manage lead-time for all materials in development and bulk
  • Manage bulk production for leather / components- this involves coordinating total order of materials between factories and suppliers which include tanneries, mills and hardware suppliers.
  • Coordinate QC inspections to solve production and quality issues
  • Manage seasonal Materials Tracking Report
  • Work with NY Sourcing on design pre-development needs
  • Occasional travel to in China and overseas maybe required.


 Job Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Textile & Clothing Institute or related disciplines
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience working with leather for handbags
  • Experience with other materials for non-apparel items is a plus
  • Familiar with US market in ladies' & men’s high fashion accessories,
  • Able to work under pressure, result oriented, excellent communication skills, self-motivated, responsive and detail minded
  • Ability to build strong relationships with the team, communicate effectively with internal and external parties
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Additional Information

Career Level
Non-Degree Tertiary
Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

J.Crew is a New York based specialty apparel company.  We offer the highest quality men's and women's clothing and committed to providing the most exceptional service to our customers.

We provide a dynamic, collaborative, creative, high-energy atmosphere for individuals who are quality fueled, product driven, ambitious and determined to personally grow as we develop our company. We are seeking candidates to join our dynamic team in our Hong Kong sourcing office.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance

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