Founded in 1992, Anthropologie (www.anthropologie.com) operates more than 175 retail stores in North America and Europe, and ships to over 100 countries worldwide via our ecommerce channels. We cater to fashionable, educated, and creative women between the ages of 28 to 45, who desire an inspirational shopping experience. To that end, we are committed to exceeding her expectations in unexpected, delightful ways. Our unique product assortment includes women's apparel and accessories, home furnishings and décor, gifts, beauty, and found objects. Our mission is to provide our customer with an unimagined experience.
Manager, Sourcing and Production
PO Handoff/Handback – send completed handoffs to vendors requesting final FOB costs and confirmed handover dates. Relay this information back to the buyers and ensure POs are issued in a timely manner.
Oversee the time & action approval process to anticipate and potential quality or delivery concerns
Open Order Report – check shipping notices received via email against cancel dates to ensure orders are arriving on schedule.
Work In Process (WIP): Manage the order placement process to ensure the best possible prices and deliveries are acquired. Oversee the WIP reports to anticipate any delivery concerns.
Vendor Communication – communicate as needed with vendors to ensure receipt of POs, answer any post-production questions, approve any delays and review discounts.
Tradestone – communicate with buying ops and vendors by approving, updating and commenting on POs. Also, pull reports necessary for FOB reporting, customs, etc.
Buyer Touch Bases – meet with buyers as needed to discuss any vendor delays, discount requests, etc.
Checknet/Fineline Ticketing – look into any issues that may arise with vendor ticketing and work to resolve with buying ops and the necessary ticketing agency.
Traffic – work with traffic to approve shipments for sailing and handle any container issues.
Customs Spreadsheet set up – assist in monthly set up of the customs spreadsheet for each product classification.
Reporting: Assist in pulling weekly, monthly, yearly vendor shipment, performance, FOB reports.
Vendor Onboarding/Payment – work with manager to set-up new vendor on boarding process.