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Organization
Job Title
SOURCING ASSISTANT
Location
Secaucus, New Jersey
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
2017-28875
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Product Management
Sourcing / Vend Compliance
Experience level
Entry Level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

SOURCING ASSISTANT

 

Overview:

The Sourcing Assistant will be responsible for tracking and reporting on various global sourcing and production related functions and processes for a specific category or division.

Responsibilities:
  • Track and report all global sourcing and production related functions and processes
  • Track production process and production purchase order uploads and maintenance in SAP and GT Nexus systems
  • Lead approval meetings with Design, Production, and merchants and relay communication and follow up to overseas offices or directly to vendors
  • Maintain, coordinate, and track development, fit, pre-production, and marketing sample process
  • Work with management and cross-functional teams to gain an understanding of sourcing operations as well as systems used to support processes
  • Provide written and verbal communication with cross-functional partners and overseas offices as directed by management in regards to sourcing and production functions and processes
  • Follow up on outstanding production issues with vendors or overseas offices
  • Assist manager in costing functions
Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in related role
  • Retail industry experience preferred

 

 

Skills and Behaviors:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
  • Must be highly motivated, a self-starter with strong follow through
  • Ability to build cross-functional relationships
  • Ability  to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Highly  proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work towards multiple deadlines with shifting priorities 
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