Metla Zh

Metla Zh

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Senior Purchasing, Sourcing, Strategic Planning Manager


Senior Purchasing, Sourcing, Strategic Planning Manager


2008 ~ Present

“New Wave Global Buying” is a Swedish based stock listed company with annual turn over 1.5 ~ 1.9 billion US$. The company also owns 77 brands (including Craft, Cutter & Bucks, James Harvest, Printer, Goal, Grizzly, DAD, Kosta Boda, Orrefors, New Wave, Clique, Texas Bull, Mac one, Jing ham, JobMan, ProJob, Umbro, Team Sportia) in all over Europe and USA.

Brief Description of Role and Responsibilities:

lMainly responsible for the sourcing, suppliers development and buying of annually turnover of 325million US$.

lKey contact point for Buying Dept. in head office.  

lCapacity management and orders allocation for 15million pcs annually.

lResponsible for implementing a global sourcing strategy, maximizing profitability, reducing lead-times, and creating a customer service organization.

lForecasting / Budget

lManage a dynamic merchandising team, dig down to the detail level to understand where there is a problem and recommend appropriate process and procedures that need to be implemented or changed.

lSupport design team on sample development on both woven and knit categories.

lSourcing of woven and knit suppliers, carry out vendor evaluation on regular basis for production decision.

lFacilitate effective communication and information sharing between merchandising, sourcing and quality assurance.

lDevelop time schedules across internal departments, tracking performance, assuring the effectiveness on production.

lKeep current with retail operation & merchandising developments inthe market

lWorking with forecaster in advanced and lockdown the open capacity.

Improve communication between buying team and Brands.

Jan 2004 - Present



Country Manager

Future Barter Innovation Co., ltd


“Future Barter Innovation Co., Ltd” is a German based company with annual turn over 120~130Million US$. The company working brands Cure Leather, Dainner, US POLO, Or say, Cole, Kenneth, Target, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Dmitri, Americano, Euro Soccer Clubs) in all over Europe and USA

Brief Description of Role and Responsibilities:

lResponsible for the whole process of the sourcing of garment to achieve the best quality and prices for the company.

lCapacity management and orders allocation for 5~8 million pcs annually.

lCo-ordinate and communicate between head office, garment factories and fabric and trim suppliers.

lLead the team in product development, sample fitting, order follow-up to ensure on-time delivery

lDelegate functions and motivate team members for efficient and effective execution of daily operation.

lProvide necessary support for team members, help them to solve problems occurred in their daily operation.

lWork and supervise merchandisers on costing and negotiating price with factories.

lSource and develop suppliers/sub-contractors and train them the production and quality control.

lTake regular trips to items to propose to customers.

lTake part in fairs and exhibitions clients and designers to be well acquainted with new products.

lResponsible for team building, coach the subordinates in their daily work.

Treat and make performance evaluation for all subordinates fairly.

Nov 2000 - Present



Merchandising Manager & Out Sourcing

Euro House Co., Ltd2001~2004

“Euro House Co., Ltd” is a Holland based company with annual turn over 185~100 Million US$. The company working brands (Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Wal-Mart, Zara, Wilson, Filofax, DKNY, Calvin Klein) in all over Europe.

Brief Description of Role and Responsibilities:

lResponsible for providing assistance in merchandising and product for the most effective and competitive market presentation.

lResponsible for new development & open costing.

lClosely working with QA team.

lManages activities relevant to the category identified by the Sr. Merchandiser in conjunction with the PLM calendar.

lResponsible for adherence to deliverables and timelines identified on the PLM calendar.

lResponsible for monthly Capacity evaluation in partnership with brands team.

lManage the category for new and replenishment products.

lSupports sales team with selling materials, samples, and key account /market week meeting needs for profitable sales growth and category leadership. Responsible for training Product Coordinator in responsibilities of sampling, PFU input, floor mapping, and approval sample process in partnership with design specifications / requirements.

Promotes and drives product sales through profitable evaluation of competitive pricing strategies in the establishment of target FOB’s and wholesale pricing for new products



Feb 1996 - Dec 2000




Metla Z.H

Current Company: New Wave Global Buying Se

Current Position:Senior Purchasing, Sourcing, Strategic Planning Manager

Worked for:Euro House Co., Ltd, Future Barter Innovation Co ltd.

Work Experience:11 years in Asia, Europe, & USA

Education:MBA(Master of Business Administration) In Holland University 1998-2000

Textile & Leather :Ansan South Korea 2002-2005

Honors / Award

1996 - Professional Designer (Drawing & Designing Package)

2002 - X-Member of South Korea Foreign Business Investment.

2002 - X-Member of „Holland Foreign Business Community”

2004 - Best Award as a Exhibiter (Poznan ‘Poland’ Spring 2004)

2005- Best Award as Exhibiter (Fashion Week London 2005)

Current Station:Shanghai, China (Working Visa)

Language Abilities:English, Korean, Urdu, Hindi & Punjabi, Chinese*

Marital Status:Married



Tel:+86 15800 8951 52



Objective / Area of Interest

My career goal is to add maximum value to my company in the shortest time, to win the confidence of my company and to Become the best professional in my own field for my company. My Area of interest, Apparel / Textile Sourcing, Procurement, Production, R/D, Suppliers Development, Purchasing and Allocation.




Product & Supplier Range Supplier Data Base:   500~600 Active Supplier Location:         China, Italy, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Taiwan, South Korea, Cambodia, Pakistan Product Rage:       Soft Line, Hard Line, Fabrication, Fashion Accessories, Woven & Knitting Garments, Casual Wear, High Functional Wear, Outdoor Wear, Sports Wear, Luxury Wear, Leather Wear, Moto bike Garments, Socks, Gloves, Wool & Cashmere Garments, Down Jacket, Kids Wear, Hunting Garments, Soccer Shirt, Work Wear Shoes, Sports Shoes, Belts, Caps & Hat, Scarves(cotton, Silk, Nylon & Polyester) Bags, Fashion Accessories, Sundries(Mother Day, Father Day, Christmas Day, New Year) Daily Home use goods, Manicure gift Set, Promotion, computer case, Bags, Fabrication(Polyester, Nylon, T/C, Wool, Cashmere, Chemical Fabric, PU & PVC, Work wear Fabric, Home Textile, Soft Shell, Outer Shell, Lining.   Additional Qualification: MS Office Corel Draw(Drawing & Designing Package) Flash, Server  &  Hosting, Designer Computer Programming English Short Hand (80w/m) English Typing  (68w/m) ·        international Driving license Ability / Skills l  Self-Motivated and with ability to work independently l  Proactive and detail minded, able to work under pressure l  Ability to multi-task and deliver results in time. l  Self Motivated, Initiative, Flexible with Strong Analytical Problem Solving Skills and Creative Thinking. l  Sound business sense and strong cost awareness l  Experience of negotiations with both suppliers and customers l  Cooperative, Communicative and good presentation skill. l  Strong organizational and skillful in long-term planning. l  A quick learner. l  Willing to travel extensively.