Analyse and review the Textile business in order to recommend strategies to locate, develop and manage source of supply for ALDI direct buying program such as utilizing relevant trade fairs within Asia.
Evaluate suppliers as to quantify and qualify their abilities and establish sustainable supplier base with long term relationships by regular communication, and factory meetings or visits.
Assist the Director in working in a strategic way with suppliers to review cost breakdowns as well as engaging in negotiations to achieve the best purchase price for the agreed quality, quantity and delivery.
Apply product knowledge and expertise with allocated product area, supplier & manufacturer network, including detailed knowledge on production, raw materials and components in order to improve ALDI’s supplier base.
Lead and drive product tendering and selection by follow up with appropriate suppliers and manufacturers.
Coordinate and monitor the production of all direct buying contracted items within area of responsibility until final delivery.
Communicate proactively internally with CR, QA and international departments as well as external suppliers & service providers to track critical path of products and ensure success of direct bought products.
Provide regular updates as well as maintaining information source / due diligence files for market trends including production regions, pricing of raw materials, and other cost relevant items.
Support visits to Asia of ALDI buyers during visits to suppliers / manufacturers when required.
A secure position with a leading German discounter
Full time, permanent position, 5-day-work-week.
A pleasant working atmosphere in a dynamic team.
Attractive remuneration package.
15 days of Annual leave and 10 days Casual leave.
Medical Insurance benefit coverage (Dental and Eye benefit not included).
Structured orientation and on-going training.
Strong ownership of own areas of responsibilities and efficient working procedures.
Skill & Language
Good organizational, coordination and planning as well as problem-solving skills
7 - 9 years
Dhaka, Dhaka Division
ALDI CR - Support Asia Limited1 job · Dhaka, Dhaka Division