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Job Title
SENIOR SOURCING ASSOCIATE
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Retail
Job Function
Sourcing / Vend Compliance
Experience level
Entry Level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

SENIOR SOURCING ASSOCIATE

Reports To: Sourcing Manager/Senior Sourcing Manager/Sourcing Director/VP of Sourcing and Production/ SVP of Sourcing/CSO

Direct Reports: None

Overview:

The Senior Sourcing Associate will determine final costing of product, evaluate and label garment quality and prioritize global deliveries.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Evaluate and determine final costing of goods
  • Evaluate quality issues to determine quality level and recommend discounts as required
  • Prioritize global deliveries based on all factors and requirements and factory capacity
  • Manage daily emails, sourcing inquiries and production packages      
  • Partner with the Sales team to ensure that all buys are entered in the buy plan and updated accurately and timely
  • Communicate on stock orders and special orders, placement and status (i.e. moving labels, reorders and daily inquiries) to the sales team and overseas offices
  • Monitor and communicate status of ad samples and prototype samples with the sales team and overseas offices
  • Send packages to overseas offices
  • Receive packages from overseas offices and distribute internally
  • Review weekly and prep monthly for approval status reviews
  • Monitor D/F and D/A entry
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade or Business, Fashion Merchandising or related field
  • 2+ years of experience as Sourcing Coordinator or Sourcing Associate
  • Ability to speak a foreign language a plus
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (knowledge of AS400 a plus)
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