As a Global Component Developer, you have ownership in securing component development process end to end, which involves component risk assessment, securing quality based on requirements. And ensure best options in terms of quality, price and lead time in alignment with assortment expectations.
With the understanding of Assortment concept and customer as well as strategy and goals you identify the right suppliers in order to maintain a sustainable T2 supplier base.
Interpret global trends in new components with suitable suppliers.
You are responsible for educating and developing suppliers in the product flow in terms of capabilities growth, complexity level, and ensuring alignment on customer understanding towards self-reliance. You are updated and follow sustainability trends and innovations closely with ISCC and global market input. Identify & develop new components (including fabrics, yarn, treatments, trims) always with sustainability as top of mind.
Ensure material libraries are maintained and aligned globally according to the Assortment strategy.
Keep systems updated with all relevant information and price connected to components.
5-10 years experience in fabric sourcing (knits or jersy)