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VF Asia Limited

Senior Material Supply Analyst

VF Asia Limited
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Posted on 23 Jan 2020

Senior Material Supply Analyst

VF Asia Limited

Job Highlights

  • Provide support for development fabric costing
  • At least 4 years relevant experiences
  • Excellent analytical and facilitation skills

Job Description

As part of the Global Materials Supply - Asia Team, the COE Analyst- Global Materials Supply will support the Material leaders in strategy development within the material supply function resulting in value creation (i.e., cost prediction, savings and avoidance).  This role is a key member of the Analytics Centre of Excellence (COE) supporting Global Material Supply organizations. The individual will support the team and Material leaders in building and developing a cohesive materials strategy that maximizes “One VF” scale in leverage through analytics and brings a procurement mindset to the organization. The role has extensive focus on analyzing and presenting data related to market trends (raw material, labor and overhead market trends/indicators) and be the primary manager of, MPCi tool, “clean sheet” fabric cost analytics tool, as well as material price reports.


  • Cost Breakdown Model
    • Refine the costing model by adjusting current assumptions to factor accurate input costs from suppliers
    • Shift suppliers from current costing approach to costing model by supporting in the change management
    • Rationalize costing gaps in the costing model by validating input costs and ensuring accuracy of information
    • Implement new costing process with brand material develop team, suppliers and GMS
  • Costing Focus (Clean Sheet, RFQ Consolidation, Negotiation packet, etc.)
    • Be the primary manager of “Clean Sheet” fabric cost analytics tool, update commodity cost input, maintain and continue to improve the tool to maximize the accuracy of fabric costing analysis
    • Conduct RFQ consolidation analysis to support Material leaders on negotiation activities
    • Accurately reflect yarn weaving, dyeing and processing costs into the clean sheets
    • Support Material team to troubleshoot and fix issues arise from the tool
    • Support Material leaders and team to generate Negotiation packet using MPCi output and outcome of RFQ consolidation analysis
    • Provide support for development fabric costing
    • Provide training for fabric costing to GMS, Brand Materials team and suppliers
    • Support in supplier workshops to better understand various direct and indirect cost elements in the production environment
  • Project Management
    • Lead different GMS internal improvement projects/initiatives (process and data related), including develop project plans, ensure on time deliverable, track and analyze project measurements
    • Drive process and data harmonization within GMS across different coalitions for better leverage and visibility
    • Participate as SME (Subject-Matter Expert) from GMS to support cross team projects


  • At least 4 years post college or relevant experience
  • Experience in Apparel & Equipment, footwear and/or sourcing and supply chain organizations is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and facilitation skills
  • Is a team player and has demonstrated ability to collaborate across distances and organizational lines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment to meet multiple deadlines
  • Strong Microsoft excel and Power point presentation is required. Other software skills is a plus.

We offer 5–day work week, competitive salary and fringe benefits to the right candidate. Interested parties are invited to send your full resume with current and expected salary by clicking "Apply Now".

Candidates who are not contacted within 1 month from sending the resume should consider your applications filed for future opportunities. All applications will be treated in strict confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
4 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Work from home

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