Assistant Manager, Materials Production Planning, Apparel (South Vietnam)

Assistant Manager, Materials Production Planning, Apparel (South Vietnam)

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Job Description

Position Definition (Key Purpose of the Position):

As part of the Global Material Supply (GMS) Team, The Assistant Manager for Production & Planning of Apparel Materials will lead the GMS Apparel & Equipment production & planning team that services all Brands and products sourced through Asia and European Sourcing Offices (ASO, ESO). With a team of approximately 2, the individual is responsible to manage and oversee the Apparel & Equipment material production and planning. The leader is responsible for building and developing a cohesive materials team that maximizes “One VF” scale in leverage through analytics and brings a procurement mindset to the organization. The role has extensive focus to operationally connect with Brands, Sourcing, Suppliers, Finance, and Responsible Sourcing & Sustainability organizations. Frequent influential communication to external partners and VF management are required.

Key Result Areas:

• Support the long- and short-term SEA regional Apparel & Equipment material supply strategy for all brands factoring in footprint movements, supply models, lead times, profitability, sustainable materials, brand and sourcing needs
• Ensure reliable delivery of apparel & equipment material on time for production by working closely with material suppliers and finished goods vendors
• Partner cross-functionally with VF Materials Labs, Sourcing and Quality team in managing all aspects of apparel & equipment material quality from establishing guidelines to delivering product to factories
• Support Material Team by leading resolution of quality issues at factories and with vendors in collaboration with Sourcing and Quality teams.
• Increase leverage of the “One VF” model through decisions supported by facts and data that will in turn support the apparel & equipment material supply strategy
• Report and monitor supplier performance using set scorecards for active performance management
• Responsible for managing all apparel & equipment supplier relationship and building supplier partnerships in the brands
• Partner with functional leaders on Compliance and Social Responsibility, to ensure VF standards and requirements are met within the group’s material supply
• Actively support sustainable material roadmaps through identification of supplier capabilities, capacities and innovative sustainable alternatives
• Work cross-functionally in selection of global and local suppliers and materials that support material and manufacturing strategies and Product Development objectives.
• Accountable for all people related activities such as hire, train, manage and develop the talent in the team

*The incumbent needs to travel between our T1 suppliers’ factory location and VF’s office.
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Job Requirements

Competency Requirements

Behavioral Competencies -
• High EQ in working with cross function/cultural partners
• Management Experience in global, multi-national environment
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
• A leader as well as a pleasant team player
• Entrepreneurial & result-driven
• Optimistic and dare to take calculated risks
• Team player and the ability to work independently
• Communication and influence globally and regionally
• Bold and creative thinking
• Able to work under pressure with multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines

Functional Competencies –
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Apparel & equipment procurement experience is an advantage


Minimum Relevant Experience:
Experience in Apparel, Footwear, Equipment Apparel & equipment and/or Sourcing and Supply Chain organizations but not limited to

Minimum Supervisory Experience:
Proven record of leading teams

Nature of Work:
Materials Sourcing

Academic Qualifications

Minimum Degree Held: Bachelor’s degree, College graduate or equivalent work experience
Subject Expert In: Textile, Procurement, Supply Chain, but not limited to
Certifications Required: N/A

Specific Working Conditions

Frequency of Travel: Flexibility to sometimes travel globally

*If the position requires a person to work in special working conditions this should be stated in the position description. Special working conditions cover a range of circumstances from regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working with challenging clients, and so forth

Job Locations

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish most. We connect our deep sense of Purpose with our relentless drive to succeed to create value for a broad set of stakeholders.
Everything we do – from the products we make to the actions we take – is about enabling people to live sustainable and active lifestyles.

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16th Floor, Friendship Tower, 31 Le Duan Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
10,000-19,999 staffs


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