This candidate has sourcing experience of both online and direct trips to China / HK to visit factories / satellite offices. Has involvement in range co-ordination / evaluation and review based on market research and trend analysis. Experienced in cross functional team management, with internal stakeholders which include marketing, design and quality technician teams. Controlled all aspects of Imports from the Far East / Europe. Production controller for 2 UK Factories for 7 years, ensuring materials were sourced from European and Far East suppliers in line with factory 3 month rolling production plan. 14 years forecasting experience using SAP / MRP and flexible planning modules. This candidate is a former electrical SDA Buyer, with connections to major retailers.