Manager Costing Apparel
adidas
Lahore, PB, PK
2d ago

Purpose :

  • Drive overall costing performance of product costing in our supply base the through implementation of Global Apparel Costing frameworks & standards.
  • Ensure company go-in margin targets are met and optimizing costs through a clear understanding of product cost drivers.
  • Key Responsibilities :

  • Support LO Costing to improve the costing performance, efficiency and effectiveness of the T1 to successfully implementation & governance of global costing policies and procedures.
  • Support the creation of individual vendor action plans to improve costing performance enabling successful achievement of milestones and business goals.
  • Apply technical expertise to deliver fact-based & sustainable FOB improvement.
  • Drive compliance and improvement of the Global SMV / GSD framework
  • Drive workmanship standardization & alignment to ensure industry leading innovation & methods are applied.
  • Train and support internal & external teams in the understanding and application of GSD / Workmanship / Methods engineering.
  • Be part of seasonal audit management as SMV, Yield and Clean Cost Sheet.
  • Actively participation in seasonal costing standards validation / improvement actions.
  • Provide expertise on product engineering to development and production teams.
  • In close collaboration with Development, Production, Quality, ME and Planning teams, ensuring continual alignment of cross functional best practices.
  • Key Relationships : (list primary stakeholders that the position will communicate and interact with)

  • Global Costing
  • Manufacturing Excellence
  • LO Merchandising
  • LO Quality and Production
  • T1, Development, Costing
  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

  • Strong analytical and systematic approach to consolidate and communicate information
  • Strong Pattern knowledge and Gerber systems
  • Fluency in English essential
  • Good presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :

  • At least 6 years of progressive experience in the apparel industry with costing responsibility
  • Bachelor's degree, or technical degree with major focus in apparel textile or manufacturing
  • Experienced in garment construction and production process.
  • Qualified GSD practitioner
  • 6S or Lean background would be an advantage
  • At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game.

    We foster the athlete s mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture the 3Cs : CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.

  • CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers.
  • But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning it helps us improve.

  • COLLABORATION . Every elite athlete relies on partners : coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together.
  • Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.

  • Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY . No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies.
  • We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

    adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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