• Over 20 years experience in QC/QA/QM, manufacturing, production, sourcing, product development, mainly in managing positions covering garment, accessories, footwear and consumer goods field • Excellent multi-tasking, organisational, problem solving skills • Creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated, entrepreneurial and pioneering thinking, innovative and efficient approach • Strong leadership and communication skills in cross - functional and cultural work environments • Working independently, taking responsibilities and ownership, when needed, collaborative across departments • Hands-on work is as familiar as administrative work • Consulting manufacturers and brands in sourcing, costing, price negotiation (BOM) and production related matters • Streamlining production processes (SAP, lean, 8D) • Factory assessments and audits, cooperate with 3rd party labs, office management, hiring and onboard training of staff • Frequent travel to liased factories and exhibitions throughout APEC, Middle East, North Africa, India, Bangladesh • Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Keynotes, Outlook, computer literate • Fluent in English and German, conversational French