Full-Time

Senior Raw Materials Sourcing Manager

Alo Yoga

Alo Yoga

1,001-5,000 employees

Produces eco-conscious activewear and promotes wellness

Consumer Goods

$130,000 - $150,000

Performance Bonuses, Long-term Incentives

Senior

Montebello, CA, USA

Required Skills
Sales
Communications
Requirements
  • 6-8+ years' experience in international sourcing/raw material production
  • Expert technical knowledge of yarn spinning and processing, weaving and knitting processes, fabric dyeing, printing and finishing with an emphasis on performance fabrics both synthetic and natural fibers
  • Expert technical knowledge of garment dry and wet processing, dyeing, printing and finishing
  • Knowledge in the manufacturing of cut and sew garments
  • Knowledge in supply chain traceability road mapping
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and creative thinking skills, as well as demonstrated financial & excel skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to work in a growth environment
  • Pro-active and self-motivated; comfortable with ambiguity and rapidly evolving business priorities
  • Collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with varying groups of people across the company and globally to achieve business results
  • Respects appreciates and values diverse voices and approaches
Responsibilities
  • Synthesize data from multiple sources and departments
  • Conduct seasonal analysis to provide fabric staging recommendations
  • Develop metrics to report on department KPIs
  • Analyze sales at the fabric level to determine rolling on hand stock shelf
  • Provide quarterly reporting of staged fabric usage
  • Actualize capacity booked against projections
  • Document and provide quarterly financial fabric promise commitment to leaders/finance
  • Analyze cost components and the global raw material market to provide data to support negotiations
  • Create and manage Strategy Documents for each individual fabric supplier
  • Create and manage Negotiation Template for each individual fabric supplier
  • Manage forecast reporting throughout negotiation cycle
  • Provide suppliers with forecasts to begin negotiations and issue commitment award communication
  • Communicate directly with fabric suppliers to manage fabric production WIP report and program execution for on time delivery
  • Provide flexibility through managing negotiations of chase/cancel/shift-out fabric inventories in response to Merchant/Buying needs supporting speed and flexibility
  • Build and maintain bulk materials library as resource for Production
  • Manage raw material staging booking dates with each fabric supplier by season in order to support on time production delivery
  • Ensure all raw materials meet performance testing requirements prior to commitment award
  • Partner with fabric suppliers to reconcile fabric usage each cycle
  • Identify solutions for potential raw materials liabilities
  • Conduct fabric supplier onboarding
  • Elevate supplier matrix by evaluating capabilities, lead times, and flexibility and providing consistent feedback for Fabric Supplier Score Card
  • Conduct quarterly matrix health review
  • Support Sr. Director of Fabric Sourcing in creating fabric suppliers annual and long-range plans

Alo Yoga stands out as a mindful employer, fostering a culture centered around wellness, sustainability, and community. Their commitment to technical advancement is evident in their production of advanced activewear and clean beauty & wellness solutions, positioning them as a leader in the industry. Furthermore, their eco-conscious production methods and philanthropic efforts, such as bringing yoga and mindfulness to millions through their non-profit, demonstrate a strong competitive advantage and a commitment to positive global impact.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Beverly Hills, California

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

27%

1 year growth

81%

2 year growth

235%