Assist manager each season in working with merchant team to determine seasonal high level product concepts and understand aesthetic for each department
Review all product costing to ensure that AUC goals are met each season.
Assist manager in placement strategy and follow-up by recommending product placement plan for chase.
Confirm seasonal booking with vendors and finalize costing.
Maintain & update ACT with all costing, vendor, COO, PF information
Develop and maintain time and action calendars for all programs managed and effectively communicate all timelines and deadlines to vendors and cross functional team.
Manage production timelines, review reports and recommend solutions to exceptions.
Analyze test reports, making recommendations to manager and communicating exceptions to SF and vendors.
Develop strong relationships with vendors and SF cross functional team.
Maintain and update general spreadsheets and documents as necessary
Complete other projects as needed and as time permits.
PO creation & maintenance - for chase orders and during peak season
Transmitting PO & DCPO information to vendors/suppliers
Data reconciliation - includes ACT/PO Prompt
Follow-up for distribution (size/pack) of POs in keeping with set timelines.
Manage and transmit check digits to vendors as necessary.
Managing exceptions & issues on daily/weekly EDI reports
Run weekly shipping reports (SCAN) reports and distribute.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Detail oriented with strong follow through; organize and prioritize multiple projects
Ability to respond to shifting needs and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills.
Use of basic retail math needed to determine costs and margins.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, and Excel)
Ability to manage independently with minimal supervision
Ability to solicit feedback for self development.
Minimum education level:
College degree preferred