Footwear Material Costing Professional

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Ho Chi Minh, VN

Company: Under Armour

Position Summary

This role is to work closely with suppliers to deliver transparent and best material prices to support brand margin target.  Provide material costing expertise knowledge to internal stake holders for decision making.  The candidate will report to Sr. Manager Material Costing currently based in Hong Kong Office.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain accurate Footwear Material seasonal price lists based on product development timeline
  • Create Material Costing breakdown to obtain material should/best cost
  • Negotiate with T2 suppliers’ seasonal material prices, as a result, quantify the seasonal total impact or capture the seasonal saving
  • Monitor and track selected commodity market information and communicate to internal stake holders for decision making
  • Update material price list in system
  • Support strategic project material costing related initiatives

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Possess Footwear key material cost driver knowledge
  • Self-directed with strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Think strategically 
  • Attention to details
  • Strong Excel skills

Education And / Or Experience

  • At least 2 years of material costing experience in Footwear or Apparel textile/leather/synthetic/leather/polymer area
  • University degree majored in materials, business, or related subjects
  • Fluent in English


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