About Oh Polly
Founded in 2015, Oh Polly creates high-quality, innovative designs that are trend-driven, meeting our customers’ needs in an ever-evolving market without compromising on our global responsibility and ethical values. Our business model is social first, centred around our industry-leading Instagram and Facebook accounts.2020 saw the launch of Bo+Tee, Oh Polly’s much-loved gym and activewear brand, followed by the launch of Neena Swim in 2021, focusing solely on stylish swimwear. Fast forward to 2022 and we now have a combined following of over 5 million across the brands, selling products in almost every single country around the world. Operating via offices in Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Los Angeles, Dhaka and Guangzhou, the business has over 350 employees in the UK and 1500 directly employed worldwide. As we continue to expand our global presence, we are looking for talented, driven and ambitious individuals to join the Oh Polly team! Here, you can expect an environment to flourish, develop and take your career to the next level.
About the department
Brannerson Exports is employing for a Fabric Sourcing Manager in the garment factory, they exclusively supply garments for Oh Polly and Bo and Tee. The successful candidate will work closely with the production team on all styles starting from initial pass-off to the production stage.
Identify and establish key fabric trends for the upcoming season covering woven and jersey fabric for the products actively source and manage the fabric supply base and expand the respective network in China.
Focus on Margin improvement and fabric consolidation across core ranges.
Manage and prepare key trend presentations to the UK buying and design teams.
Drive strategic seasonal cross costing projects on core programs globally.
Actively manage fabric sourcing critical path.
Monitor the execution of the day to day fabric sourcing requests.
Good level of technical expertise in woven & jersey fabrics.
Understand fabric trims and sourcing fabrics
Strong trend focus and a keen sense of fashion and the ability to interpret fabric trends.
Fabric sourcing network in China.
Confident communication and presentation skills in English.
Textile background knowledge
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
Minimum 2 years’ experience similar management role.
Proactive, excellent organizational skills and strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
Excellent communications skills.
Good Management skills.
Strong personality to work with a multicultural Team based in UK/LA/Bangladesh
This Company is an equal opportunities employer
Oh Polly job positions are open to all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.