Mgr, Sourcing - 11215 Metro Pkwy

Recruiter
Chico's
Location
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Posted
23 Jul 2021
Closes
30 Jul 2021
Ref
8291
Level
Manager
With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

POSITIONOBJECTIVE:

Thisposition is responsible for managing the sourcing process from the supplier selection/allocationthrough to product delivery. This position works closely with key crossfunctional partners to allocate production which leverages the best atcapabilities of our supply base. It will negotiate the best costs withoutcompromising the brand's quality or on-time deliveries.

FUNCTIONALRESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages the relationship with supplier and mills, spearheading the negotiation and final price confirmation, garment details, factory allocation, and delivery.
  • Partners with senior sourcing team members to build long term supplier partnerships and alliances as required, cultivating the brand's relationship worldwide.
  • Manages all pre-costing activities and supports the negotiations with mills, as appropriate, and suppliers for deliver targeted product costs and delivery requirements.
  • Develops fabric and production capacity reservations and liabilities ensuring the consumption or resolution of outstanding liabilities to minimize financial exposure.
  • Develops and executes the development and communication of seasonal time and action calendars for the business and ensures teams are in compliance to required dates.
  • Works with cross functional partners to adhere to required call dates for all supplier/product forecasts or projections securing supplier and mill capacities to deliver margin and delivery targets.
  • Ensures quick resolution of product related issues with cross functional partners.
  • Defines and monitors all supplier chargeback's and / or discount details.
  • Recommends and leads the opportunities to improve the efficiency and/or effectiveness of the sourcing organization and process.
  • Values individuality and the diverse talents of their team. Leads the team by communicatingexpectations, providing guidance, delivering feedback, and empowering the team to be their best.


This position may be found in multiple brands. Some duties may vary from brand to brand.

Financial Accountability

This role impacts:

·Sales

·Margin x

·Budget x

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Business,International Business or a related field

· 5+ years' experience in Sourcing Management within theapparel industry

· 5+ years' experience working with suppliers; preferablywith oversees vendors
  • Solid knowledge of Manufacturing and Costing
  • Working knowledge of technical requirements related to testing of fabric, trims, and garments

· Excellent communication skills, both written andverbal

· Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Word andExcel, email, and production tracking software

Chico's FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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