PVH Corp. Sourcing Manager - CALVIN KLEIN in New York, New York
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The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for category management in conjunction with the supply chain & business strategies. This includes sourcing, product development, pre-production and production responsibilities, meeting organizational Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) & metrics.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
The need for clear understanding of seasonal strategies, and staying abreast of Global market conditions & macroeconomic trends.
Allocate against vendor capability and global supply chain strategy.
Calendar management (creation, adherence & problem solving)
Lead meetings (cross functional work-in-progress, business process & special projects)
Manage & develop reports to ensure accomplishments of deliverables & deadlines.
2) Product Development/ Sourcing/ Manufacturing
Responsible for working with Design, Merchants/ Buyers to provide cost estimates / development options at initial line review to meet margin goals.
Allocate development and sales samples based on cost targets & vendor capability & capacity allocation.
Responsible for delivery of prototypes & salesman samples
Participate in brand meetings/product reviews & line finalization meetings.
Direct product efforts towards any special projects/new product launches/marketing initiatives.
Coordinate and execute test orders /chase orders / to include additional speed models in the future.
Interface with raw materials, technical design, and operations to provide technical support, related manufacturing & supply chain expertise to deliver outcomes that will drive top line profitable sales.
Change management – review product to ensure requested changes are achievable within sourcing/costing requirements.
Manage customs classification meetings with import group
Interface & problem solve with cross functional teams on any product, quality or delivery issues.
Partner with planning lead on seasonal capacity planning/understand actualized capacity (gaps vs overages) to strategically resolve.
Work directly with hubs and vendors to create solutions and strategies to support and grow the FAST business.
Identify and implement new capabilities to support a quick response model.
Partner with raw materials team to help resolve seasonal liabilities.
Establish and execute time and action calendar for individual programs and projects. Clearly communicate and manage deadlines with the business and cross functional teams.
Maximize gross margin opportunities through leverage, product re-engineering and product versioning (where applicable).
Review and vet costs prior to presentation to merchants (must be fact based and in line with the macro trends).
Establish / maintain cost folio within approved vendor matrix.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Experience:
At least 6 years of experience in the Product Development, Sourcing, Global Production Planning, Manufacturing and Supply Chain related space.
Management experience required.
Must have knit experience.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Must be analytical; entrepreneurial; understand the numbers behind the work in global supply chain and how it ties back to business financials, KPI’s & metrics.
Good judgment & decision making skills (with an ability to get to root cause analysis).
Excellent communication & presentation skills (to include good listening & negotiation skills, must have the ability to present at leadership level)
Must be detail oriented, extremely resourceful, have excellent follow up skills; learning and using all appropriate contacts to gather information & drive solutions.
Must be flexible and have the ability to function in a fast paced environment, with competing priorities and deadlines.
Ability to collaborate and work as a team; transcending different cultures, geographies & time zones.
Ability to develop efficient processes, review & refine; always striving for continuous improvement.
Computer skills - Microsoft office is a must, PDM/PLM/XPC are a plus
Develop self & others
Can think creatively and innovate
Flexible & adaptable
Comfortable with ambiguity & constructive tension
PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH
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