Thursday, 11 April 2019

TFG Sourcing Internship Opportunity 2019

The Sourcing Intern’s role will be a starting point on the candidate’s journey to becoming a Sourcing Specialist.

This role would be assisting the Sourcing Managers in their daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal activities which add value to the overall buying and supply chain functions within TFG across all brands.

The Incumbent will be trained on critical sourcing activities to ensure proper brief to vendors are executed, costing consolidation, understanding garment construction, fabric training and leading time training. Our intent is to expose him/her to all divisions and product types in order for him/her to gain broader experience across the Group.

Key role and responsibilities where the intern will support the Sourcing Intern:
  • Critical Path Management with suppliers and reporting on expectations to the sourcing team
  • Sample approval process with Buying and QA
  • Briefing management with sourcing specialist
  • Consolidation of all costs received
  • Follow up on Suppliers and buyers on outstanding approvals
  • Sample management
  • Admin support to the sourcing managers
  • Tech Pack and CAD support
To apply you must have:
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • The ability to adapt and respond to change
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • High attention to detail
  • Planning and organising skills
  • A National Diploma in Clothing Management/ Fashion Design or equivalent qualification

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

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