Job title: Senior Material Merchandiser - Knit
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Retail
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 2022-05-19
Job ID: 84140
Contact name: Michelle Sung
Phone number: +85239150220
Contact email:

Job Description

Senior Material Developer - Knitwear

Our client is an EU sourcing office, they are looking for a Senior Material Developer for Knitwear (yarn). 

Job Description

  • Handle raw material sourcing and development work, build quality guideline and meet quality approval deadline 
  • Work closely with yarn mills on yarn development
  • Cost negotiation and capacity management
  • Review, validate info (spec, price and lead time) and identify workable options 
  • Conduct risk assessment on the quality process and products, raise concerns and offer possible solutions.
  • Prepare comments to the mills in quality and testing throughout the sampling and production process.
  • Have solid fabric knowledge of knitwear, colour and material context
  • Source new suppliers, evaluate and consolidate vendor list


  • Diploma in textile/fashion or above
  • 10 years or above relevant experience in yarn and sweater product development
  • Someone with In-depth technical knowledge in knit (yarn) development and production
  • Organized, detail-oriented, hard-working and can meet timely deadlines
  • Knowledge of dyeing, elastic and other trims is a plus
  • Experienced in working in buying office is preferred
  • Excellent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, both spoken and written