GINGERSNAPS (IL Coniglio Bianco Corporation)
GINGERSNAPS (IL Coniglio Bianco Corporation)

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GINGERSNAPS (IL Coniglio Bianco Corporation)

  • Pasig, Philippines
    Warehouse 19 & 20, Armal Compound II, M. Eusebio Avenue, Brgy. San Miguel Pasig City, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Posted 8 hours ago and deadline of application is on 30 May

Recruiter was hiring 8 hours ago


Job Description

Job Overview: The position involves researching, evaluating, and purchasing raw materials, fabrics, trims, and accessories to manufacture clothing and related products. This position is crucial in ensuring that the company procures high-quality materials at competitive prices to meet production requirements while maintaining profitability and staying ahead of industry trends.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Market Research and Analysis:
    • Developed fabrics and trims needed on collection.
    • Conduct market research to identify new trends, materials, apparel, and garment suppliers.
    • Analyze market trends, pricing, and supplier capabilities to make informed purchasing decisions.
    • Monitor competitors' strategies related to sourcing and purchasing of materials.
  2. Supplier Identification and Evaluation:
    • Identify potential suppliers for raw materials, fabrics, trims, and accessories.
    • Evaluate suppliers based on quality, reliability, pricing, lead times, and ethical practices.
    • Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers to ensure favorable terms and conditions for the company.
  3. Cost Management:
    • Work closely with the Merchandising team to develop and manage budgets for purchasing raw materials.
    • Implement cost-saving strategies and propose alternative materials and suppliers without compromising on quality or production timelines.
    • Monitor and analyze material costs to identify opportunities for cost optimization.
    • Provide monthly expense report and price matrix of raw materials.
  4. Inventory Management:
    • Coordinate with production planning teams to forecast material requirements and maintain optimal inventory levels.
    • Implement inventory management best practices to minimize excess inventory and stockouts.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with logistics partners for efficient material handling and delivery.
  5. Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with Creative, Production Planning, and Merchandising teams to understand their requirements and align purchasing strategies accordingly.
    • Participate in cross-functional meetings to discuss product development, sourcing strategies, and market trends.
    • Foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders to support overall business objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in purchasing, sourcing, or supply chain management in the apparel or retail industry.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of industry trends, materials, and supplier networks.
  • Familiarity with inventory management systems and procurement software.
  • Understanding of quality assurance processes and sustainability principles.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • This is a work-on-site (work at the office)

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Entry Level / Junior, Apprentice
Job Category
Manufacturing and Production
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Warehouse 19 & 20, Armal Compound II, M. Eusebio Avenue, Brgy. San Miguel Pasig City
Fashion Retail
1 opening

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About GINGERSNAPS (IL Coniglio Bianco Corporation)

GINGERSNAPS is the leading brand for children's wear apparel in the Philippines. From our modest beginnings in 1994 as a single corner in the department store, we have grown to 49 boutiques and 26 department store corners in prime establishments nationwide Today, we have boutiques and department store corners in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Saudi Arabia. We also distribute our products to several countries in a wholesale capacity. The next few years will see us bring our concepts to different regions from which we have been receiving numerous inquiries.

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