Sourcing Manager Asia, dto ( Belgium ) bvba

Hasselt, Belgium
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His background

  • Today
    February 2015

    Sourcing Manager Asia

    dto ( Belgium ) bvba

    Handling various projects in Asia on consultancy basis :
    - Sourcing : expanding the Asian supply base, mainly in China and Bangladesh.
    - Production : systematic production follow up based on MIS ( management information system ).
    - Business Development : developing the circular knitwear and sportswear items for EU market.
  • Today
    December 2014
    August 2013

    Business Development Manager, Sportswear

    ZXY Apparel Buying Solutions

    - Focus on Sportswear ( casual, technical, performance and functional )
    - Business Development ( NPD - new product development, expand customer base, explore new markets )
    - Team Management of 20+ staff ( multicultural : local and international staff )
  • Today
    July 2013

    Responsable de Production & Sourcing Inde

    SODIREP TEXTILES ( Belgique ) SA

    Responsabilites : coordonner les operations en Inde, mettre en place et assurer un bon suivi de la relation avec les faconniers, entretenir une relation de confiance et de professionnalisme avec les fabriquants, gerer toutes les phases de developpement et fabrication de vetements ( de la reception commande a la livraison ), calculer et verifier les prix de revient, veiller au bon lancement en production et au suivi du calendrier de livraison ( T&A calendar ), gerer les litiges et analyser les non-conformites et mettre en place des actions correctives en evaluant l’impact cout / delais, superviser les controles de qualite, organiser la logistique FOB en Inde ( inspection finale, authorisation de livraison, transport au port ).
  • Today
    July 2010

    Project Manager

    GOLDSTREAM Trade ( China ) CO.,LTD

    - Duties include : Business Development ; Sourcing New Vendors for PPE Items ; Prepare RFQ's and Analyse Quotations ; Select & Evaluate Vendors for Strategic Partnerships ; Research Military Specs & Assist in Development ; Purchasing Raw Materials ; Negotiating With Suppliers ; Customer Services ; Online Prospection ; Feasability Studies of Official Tenders ; QC of Running Projects ; ...
  • Today
    April 2009
    November 2008

    Sourcing & Purchasing Manager

    CROSSLINE ( China ) LTD

    - Duties include : Sourcing New Vendors, Factories for Fabrics & Apparel ; Purchasing Raw Materials ; Negotiating with Suppliers ; Coordination between Rep.Office and Factory within Asia.
    - Supervision of one Local Assistant.
  • Today

    Sourcing & Purchasing Manager

    GAN Trading ( China ) LTD

    - Duties include : Develop & Implement Sourcing Process for Fabrics ; Managing Fabric Developments with Textile Mills ; Assisting in Issuance of Technical Specs Sheets ; Establish Supplier Partnerships with Selected Key Suppliers ; Complete Start-Up of Purchasing Manual & Procedures ; Organization of Quality Control ; Pre-Delivery On-Site Inspections ; Sourcing of New Raw Materials ; Negotiating Terms & Conditions while Contracting Suppliers ; Organizing Warehouse & Shipping Operations ; Opening & Follow Up of L/C’s ; Organization of QC for Fabrics ( set up QC Room and Fabrics Inspection Manual ).
    - Supervision of Warehouse Team & Fabrics Team of 20 Local Staff.
  • Today

    Sourcing & Purchasing Manager

    THAI PORON CO., LTD ( Thailand, Groupe Zannier )

    - Duties include : Complete Organization of Fabrics Sourcing, Development and Purchases, Development of Fabrics for French Customers, Sourcing of Fabrics, Follow Up on Quality, Inspection at Supplier’s Site, Price vs Quality Negotiations, Follow Up on Production of Garments, Control of Cutting Reports, Adjustment of Fabric Consumptions, Cost Calculation.
    - Supervision of Buying & Merchandising Team of 9 Local Staff.
  • Today

    Materials Manager

    FLD - Franco Lao Design ( Laos, Groupe Esber )

    - Duties include : Reception & Verification Received Materials ( fabrics, accessories, trimmings, thread ) ; Organisation Warehouse ; Distribution Materials to Production Sites incl. Subcontractors.
    - Supervision of Warehouse Team of 7 Local Staff.
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His skills

  • Global Sourcing
  • Liaison Office Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Apparel
  • Production Management
  • Quality Control
  • Textiles

His languages

  • Dutch
    ****Mother tongue
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Lao
  • Thai

    His hobbies

    FootballTennisPlay Pool 9ball 8ballTravelsTourism

    His keywords

    TextilesApparelClothingGarmentsRetailFashionModeDenimJeansSportswearFMCGSourcingPurchasingBuyingMerchandisingQuality ControlProcurementLogisticsSupply ChainTourismChinaLaosThailand.

    About him

    Experienced Sourcing, Developing & Purchasing Manager Textile Products ( yarns, fabrics, garments ) from various Asian countries ( China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Laos, ... ) for exports to Europe.

    Working and living in Asia since 2001 for French and Belgian garment manufacturing companies.

    Worked in Brussels, Belgium for 13 years in Logistics, Transports, Forwarding Business.

    Parfaitement tri-lingue francais, anglais, neerlandais et courant en allemand.
    Asian languages : basic conversational in Thai & Lao.

    His activity on Viadeo

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