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Fabric Sourcing Coordinator

Aviation, 2375 rue de l'Aviation, Dorval, Quebec, Canada Req #164
Monday, December 2, 2019

Founded in 1957, Joseph Ribkoff is an iconic designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel which is designed, sewn and produced in Canada and sold to 64 international markets. They are headquartered in Montreal where 400 of their 500 employees are based.  The Montreal location includes the corporate offices, production and warehouse facilities. 

Reporting to the Fabrics and Trims Sourcing Manager, the Fabric Sourcing Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of supplier communication, stockroom coordination and database maintenance.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to supplier emails in a professional and timely manner
  • Contact overseas suppliers to conduct research, source materials and coordinate deliveries
  • Issue all new artwork orders and review artwork with Design team
  • Issue and approve artwork and labs
  • Utilize PLM database for all artwork pictures, sources and prices
  • Update PLM database with all sample requests and follow ups
  • Tracking all “send outs” and conducting follow ups as necessary
  • Communicate and coordinate with stockroom for fabrics when required
  • Maintain constant follow up on departed and received fabrics to and from suppliers
  • Create purchase orders using ERP system (Momentis)
  • Work with our Purchasing department for all deadlines and deliveries of materials

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience dealing with fabrics in the fashion industry
  • Ability to apply knowledge of fabrics and their properties
  • Demonstrated detail orientation; high sense of organization
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Autonomous as well as team player
  • Bilingual (English and French) written and spoken
Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Aviation, 2375 rue de l'Aviation, Dorval, Quebec, Canada