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  • Assistant Sourcing Manager, Apparel. - Business Supplies & Equipment
    IndustriesBusiness Supplies & Equipment
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationHo Chi Minh City
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    Responsibilities:

    • Study and understand sourcing tactics/need of the business.
    • Industry and market intelligence reports especially on apparel manufacturing sector.
    • Scout and propose suitable suppliers from South East Asia region and beyond, for multiple brands and product categories.
    • Assess and propose suitable suppliers from other continents, onshoring and nearshoring.
    • Potential supplier assessment, including but not limited to initial costing and technicality capability studies.
    • Sourcing parameter negotiation.
    • Support sourcing strategy formulation.
    • Support vendor commercial management.
    • Ad hoc activities assigned by manager.

    Key stakeholders:

      • Global Sourcing team
      • Other teams under Global Supply Chain, e.g. Operations and CR
      • Brand and Product team, Active
      • APAC leadership team
      • External vendors, current and potential, multiple tiers
      • Pentland Shared Services
      • Pentland Legal team

    Specialize:

    • Degree holder.
    • Analytical thinker.
    • Sound knowledge in sourcing strategy interpretation, business case build and implementation, commercial sense in active / apparel industry.
    • Deep and broad knowledge in sourcing (multiple tiers) for areas in Asia and beyond.
    • Grasp of supply chain and sourcing market intelligence in global scale, especially tariff/duty landscape across different Asian countries with major importing countries in the world.
    • Work experience in global scale company, preferable brand management related, with strong cultural sensitivity and awareness.
    • Work experience in matrix organization environment, able to work with internal cross functional teams and external vendors.
    • Thorough understanding of manufacturing business model and operation is a bonus to have.
    • Proficiency in English.

    For more the information please contact Ms Susan:

    • Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    • Tel: 028 3915 4343
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  • Assistant Sourcing Manager, Apparel. - Business Supplies & Equipment
    IndustriesBusiness Supplies & Equipment
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationHo Chi Minh City
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    Responsibilities:

    • Study and understand sourcing tactics/need of the business.
    • Industry and market intelligence reports especially on apparel manufacturing sector.
    • Scout and propose suitable suppliers from South East Asia region and beyond, for multiple brands and product categories.
    • Assess and propose suitable suppliers from other continents, onshoring and nearshoring.
    • Potential supplier assessment, including but not limited to initial costing and technicality capability studies.
    • Sourcing parameter negotiation.
    • Support sourcing strategy formulation.
    • Support vendor commercial management.
    • Ad hoc activities assigned by manager.

    Key stakeholders:

      • Global Sourcing team
      • Other teams under Global Supply Chain, e.g. Operations and CR
      • Brand and Product team, Active
      • APAC leadership team
      • External vendors, current and potential, multiple tiers
      • Pentland Shared Services
      • Pentland Legal team

    Specialize:

    • Degree holder.
    • Analytical thinker.
    • Sound knowledge in sourcing strategy interpretation, business case build and implementation, commercial sense in active / apparel industry.
    • Deep and broad knowledge in sourcing (multiple tiers) for areas in Asia and beyond.
    • Grasp of supply chain and sourcing market intelligence in global scale, especially tariff/duty landscape across different Asian countries with major importing countries in the world.
    • Work experience in global scale company, preferable brand management related, with strong cultural sensitivity and awareness.
    • Work experience in matrix organization environment, able to work with internal cross functional teams and external vendors.
    • Thorough understanding of manufacturing business model and operation is a bonus to have.
    • Proficiency in English.

    For more the information please contact Ms Susan:

    • Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    • Tel: 028 3915 4343
    read more
  • Advertising & Product Marketing Manager - Sales & Marketing
    IndustriesSales & Marketing
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationHo Chi Minh City
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    Position: Advertising & Product Marketing Manager ( for Packaging Industry)

    Responsibility:

    * Lead the product marketing to set outbound priorities, define goals and develop effective and compelling advertising solutions.

    * Partner with the Business Team to develop and drive go-to-market through various channels (including public relations, events, speaking opportunities, channel marketing, sales, etc.)

    * Collaborate with Business Product Marketing in global markets to distill and surface market intel to shape future products.

    * Define and scale best practices to drive adoption of products designed to increase advertiser value and activate new, emerging products and platforms.

    * Build strong cross-functional relationships and expertly prioritize work to efficiently deploy our finite go-to-market capacity.

    * Solve global challenges with scaled solutions.

    Must Haves:

    * 5+ years of work experience, including work in marketing, general management, product, consulting, communications, or internet technology.

    * Experience contributing at strategic and tactical levels as well as coaching a team to remove barriers.

    * Understanding of our product suite, the industry, global nuances, & client objectives.

    * Experience solving complex problems with data.

    * Experience working with sales teams, external clients, and small businesses.

    * Track record of influencing behavior at a variety of levels in the organization, including cross-functional managers.

    * Communication and presentation skills.

    * Flexible team player who thrives in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, environment.

    Education:

    Bachelor of Business / Marketing or relevant degree preferred.

    Contact:

    Tel: 028 39154343

    Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com

    read more
  • Quality Assurance Team Leader Footwear - Footwear
    IndustriesFootwear
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationThái Bình
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    Responsibilities:

    Product commercialization

    • Responsible for product quality at commercialization phase and make sure new products are transfer smoothly from development team in CN to factories in North Vietnam
    • Responsible T4 in factories in North Vietnam, providing technical input throughout the production, identifies T4 performance KPIs of factories in North Vietnam, leads analysis and reporting data to measure factories performance in North Vietnam
    • Control of the commercialization process, leading all meetings with factories, maintaining records, and keeping to agreed schedules.
    • Follow up with vendors and internal stake holders to make sure all gaps at development are informed and closed effectively with comprehensive corrective action plans.
    • Identifies how best to support Technical Team & vendors through the feasibility and commercialisation

    Quality management

    • Identifies and implements Quality Assurance strategies across the Supply chain to improve quality and reduce cost to the business.
    • In charge of reviewing lab test, daily reports from production audits and final inspections to capture key problems and work out corrective action plan with vendor to prevent customer complaints.
    • Measure quality KPIs (customer complaint/production audit/final inspection), follow up with vendors for action plan to close gap systematically and communicate effectively with different levels in country and regional team on problems/root cause and containment/preventive actions.
    • Responsible for daily/weekly reports from QA technicians and make sure inspection and daily production audits are consistent at highest integrity, pro-actively analyse data and find root causes and solve quality problems in a structured way.

    · Make sure vendors are complied with Brand’s quality requirements (footwear test

    methods & standards, quality requirements).

    • Manage daily activities of QA technicians, be a key contact for production quality problems found at daily production audits, incoming materials, lab tests and final inspection.
    • Timely support team members on their daily challenges and drive vendor for quality improvement.
    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager

    People management

    • Evaluate annual performances of QA technicians and coach team members on achieving goals and developing necessary skills that get results. Coaching involves developing team members’ performance, offering feedback, and demonstrating the desired skills and expected work ethic.
    • Organize team meetings, topics of discussion and progress toward the goal.
    • Responsible for preventing conflict where possible and resolving it, setting ground rules and clearly assigning tasks to team members.
    • Co-ordinates and manages teams work schedule and priorities and ensures internal process and performance

    Qualifications:

      • Have experience in footwear quality management position, preferably for international brands.
      • Experienced in factory management, product manufacturing and technology, experience in relevant product category.
      • Able to work with different levels in complex situations with minimum supervision and drive for improvements at vendor sites with quantitative results.
      • Familiar with quality assurance and process improvement and tools, data driven decision making and systematically thinking way.
      • Experienced in relevant footwear product testing and standards.
      • Effective skills in data reporting & analysis, good analytical skills, problem solving skills and attention to details.
      • Can-do attitude, while willing and able to come up with practical solutions when problems arise.
      • Ability to self-manage, prioritise and multi-task
      • Ability to work both independently & as part of a team at different locations (Quang Ninh and Thai Binh).
      • Experienced in working effectively across multiple functions in a global business
      • Strong communications skills in a multi-cultural environment.
      • Computer literate in office tools (MS outlook, Teams, PowerPoint, and Excel).

    Personality

      • Able to motivate and develop people (coaching and mentoring QA technician through problem solving, leading by example).
      • Structured way of working and solving problem skills.
      • Precise in defining tasks and prioritization.
      • Able to ensure management and implementation of tasks and projects.

    Language and communication

      • Fluent in English and local language, oral and written, Chinese is a plus
      • Open communication at all levels in a multi culture organization and vendors.

    Working location: Thái Bình & other locations in the North, Việt Nam

    For more the information please contact Ms Susan:

    • Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    • Tel: 028 3915 4343
    read more
  • Factory Manager - Industrial / Engineering
    IndustriesIndustrial / Engineering
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationHo Chi Minh City
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    We are now looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Factory Manager, based in Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam:

    • Factory management experience with an understanding of sales
    • Necessary Knowledge: water pumps and its related knowledge/casting / electric motor/metal processing
    • Language: English *it would be good to speak Japanese additionally
    • High potential to be top management.

    Contact:

    Tel: 028 39154343

    Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com

    read more
  • Business Development Executive/ Manager - Sales & Marketing
    IndustriesSales & Marketing
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationHo Chi Minh City
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    Company Overview

    We are a dynamic organisation with headquarters based in Singapore and offices in other parts of South East Asia.  We are looking for new management staff who are results driven, keen in building a new business and possess positive attitude towards continuous learning.

    Job Scope

    • Source & set up new sales office in HCMC from Q2 – Q3
    • Import goods from Headquarter into HCMC in Q3
    • Distribute imported bedding furniture and products via business partners, dealers/ channels
    • Supply imported bedding furniture & products via hotels, resorts
    • Canvass new potential vendors via cold calling, networking, corporate tie-up
    • Work closely with company director and manage team to achieve company goals and KPIs

    Benefits

    • Opportunity to travel overseas for new businesses and conferences
    • Promotion to Business Manager/ Director after 2 years
    • Commission and profit-sharing scheme to be discussed

    Requirements

    • Candidate must possess at least Business Degree
    • Able to speak and conduct presentation in English
    • Familiar with hospitality industry and property developers in HCMC/ Vietnam
    • Familiar with hotel bedding furniture is a mandatory requirement

    For more the information please contact Ms Susan:

    • Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    • Tel: 028 3915 4343
    read more
  • Product Marketing Manager - Marketing & Advertising
    IndustriesMarketing & Advertising
    SalaryNegotiate + good benefit
    Job TypePermanent
    LocationHo Chi Minh City
    Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    Description

    Responsibility:

    • Lead the product marketing to set outbound priorities, define goals and develop effective and compelling advertising solution
    • Partner with business team to develop and drive go-to-market through various channels (including public relations, events, speaking opportunities, channel market sales, etc.)
    • Collaborate with business product marketing in global markets to distill and surface market intel to shape future products
    • Define and scale best practices to drive adoption of products designed to increase advertiser value and activate new, emerging products and platforms
    • Build strong cross-functional relationships and expertly prioritize work to efficiently deploy our finite go-to-market capacity
    • Solve global challenges with scaled solutions.

    Must have:

    • 5+ years of work experience, including work in marketing, general management, product, consulting, communications or internet technology
    • Experience contributing at strategic and tactical levels as well as coaching a team to remove barriers
    • Understanding of our product suite, the industry, global nuances & client objectives
    • Experience solving complex problems with data
    • Experience working with the sales team, external clients, and small businesses
    • Track record of influencing behavior at a variety of levels in the organization, including cross-functional managers
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Flexible team player who thrives in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, environment
    • Education: Bachelor of Business/marketing or relevant degree preferred.

    For more information please contact Ms. Susan:

    • Email: susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
    • Tel: 028 3915 4343
    read more

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