Director Materials Operations Apparel

Adidas (Hong Kong 91, 中国) 8小时前发布


• Manage the T2 supply base across locations and material categories

• Develop materials supply strategy for adidas to ensure that the supply base has and builds-up the capabilities and capacities required

• Manage Material Operations teams across locations and ensure optimal setup and resource allocation within Materials Operations

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage T2 supply base of adidas across all locations and material categories

• Develop and implement materials supply strategy across locations in line with overall sourcing and supplier portfolio strategy

• Define methodology to track and monitor supplier performance across facilities and collaborate with Costing to take substantiated portfolio decisions

• Own all KPI performance of the managed vendors

• Lead the collaboration with Creation Function Materials Team in all Creation Centers on seasonal trend information assuring that all suppliers are submitting relevant and innovative ideas on a continuous basis.

• Collaborate with Advanced Innovation Teams (AIT) on project follow-up and product commercialization; aligning with correct supplier/capabilities.

• Responsible for the strategic coordination with local VP Sourcing (Country Manager)

• Define strategy to operationalize and ensure implementation of supplier reactions through his local teams, e.g., phase-out or on-boarding of suppliers, realization of counter-developments and allocation of optimized materials

• Lead Materials Operations teams located in the Liaison offices and drive implementation of standards and procedures to guarantee efficient and effective local operations

• Define Material Operations long-term strategy and ensure an optimal setup and allocation of resources within Materials Operations across locations

• Balance the harmonization of shared processes and serving of local needs

• Develop and ensure the implementation of global guidelines and standard procedures to be defined with and followed by local Materials Operations

• Define supply base improvement strategy and drive improvement roadmap for key material suppliers together with local teams

• Coordinate materials operations and ensure proactive mitigation of potential material constraints or production issues by local teams (e.g., lack of skills, capacities, etc.)

• Define the transition and integration strategy for new suppliers and technologies into local operations together with Materials Engineering and Technology.

• Ensure the execution of supplier agreements and advise for potential adaptations in line with long-term material portfolio strategy

• Lead and develop best-in-class Materials Operations team

Key Relationships:

• T2 suppliers

• T1 suppliers

• Costing

• Advance Creation and Creation Centre Material Development

• Sustainability

• LO Planning

• LO Operations

• Brand Operations

• Futures

Knowledge, Transferrable Skills and Abilities:

• Proven management skills and team responsibilities with large intercultural teams

• Apparel/ materials industry expertise

• Strong project management knowledge and skills

• Strong communication and presentation skills

• Ability to network with multiple stakeholders

• Fluent in English both written and spoken

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

• Master's degree, preferred study of Textile Engineering, or other material related field

• 7-10+ years of apparel materials related experience and/or an equivalent combination education and experience

Director Materials Operations Apparel

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