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Production & Sourcing Specialist

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SAI is currently seeking a Production & Sourcing Specialist to provide strategic support for an ongoing project seeking to improve transparency and traceability in the Bangladesh RMG sector. Under this project, SAI will develop predictive tools and training to improve apparel suppliers’ capacity and production planning processes. We will also be quantifying the effects of brand purchasing practices on supplier production capacity – e.g. the effects of unpredictable order volumes, last minute order changes, design changes, long or delayed payment periods, etc.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze current brand and buyer purchasing practices
  • Quantify the impact of purchasing practices on suppliers
  • Identify critical areas for improvements in purchasing practices, and provide guidance on best practices for brands and buyers
  • Develop project tools (e.g. questionnaire, surveys, research plans) related to sourcing practices and production capacity planning
  • Conduct outreach (including interviews) with sourcing representatives from brands and production representatives from suppliers

Preferred background:

  • 10+ years’ experience in sourcing/procurement and production, including compliance (OHS, social, management systems) in the apparel sector
  • Factory engagement (employees and employers)
  • Experience working in the RMG sector in Bangladesh and India preferred

Start Date: Immediate

The location for this position is flexible. Compensation commensurate with experience and appropriate for a charitable organization of SAI’s size. SAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SAI is currently seeking a Production & Sourcing Specialist to provide strategic support for an ongoing project seeking to improve transparency and traceability in the Bangladesh RMG sector. Under this project, SAI will develop…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
9 East 37th Street, New York, NY 10016, United States
Floor 10

How to Apply

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and compensation expectations to recruits@sa-intl.org. All applicants MUST include job title in the subject line of their email submission. Please no phone calls.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and compensation expectations to recruits@sa-intl.org. All applicants MUST include job title in the subject line of their email…

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