Sourcing - Fabric Buyer

Aviation, 2375 rue de l'Aviation, Dorval, Quebec, Canada Req #308
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Founded in 1957, Joseph Ribkoff is an iconic designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel which is designed, sewn and produced in Canada and sold to 64 international markets. They are headquartered in Montreal where 400 of their 500 employees are based.  The Montreal location includes the corporate offices, production and warehouse facilities. 

Reporting to the Fabrics and Trims Sourcing Manager, the Fabric Sourcing Agent will be responsible for all aspects of supplier communication, stockroom coordination and database maintenance.


  • Contact overseas suppliers to conduct research, source materials and take care of their on boarding, if they are new vendors
  • Induce and follow-up the development of artworks as well as lab dips and approve them together with Design Team
  • Create all purchase orders and ensure a follow-up for a delivery in timely manner of the chosen fabrics for the completion of the JR collection
  • Insure with help of our QC/QA Department, that all products meet the JR Quality Standard as well as the JR compliance standard.
  • Utilize PLM database for all artwork pictures, sources and prices
  • Update PLM database with all sample requests and follow ups
  • Communicate actively with all stake holders inside the company, such as Design, QC/QA, Fabric purchasing team, Production…etc.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience dealing with fabrics in the fashion industry
  • Technical knowledge of fabrics is a positive asset
  • Demonstrated detail orientation; high sense of organization
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and multitasking environment
  • Autonomous as well as team player
  • Bilingual (English and French) written and spoken
Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Aviation, 2375 rue de l'Aviation, Dorval, Quebec, Canada