Supply Chain Specialist - Wholesale

Wayne, New Jersey, United States
11 Sep 2022
12 Oct 2022
The Supply Chain Wholesale Specialist oversees the operational support to the Wholesale business of the company. The candidate will be responsible for being the first point of contact with the brands' teams and serve as a liaison between them and the operations team, ensuring the seamless flow of information, the required level of support and the resolution of potential issues.

The Wholesale Supply Chain team manages priorities, invoicing, inter-company transfers, return authorizations, KPI follow up and reporting amongst other important metrics related to brands' and operation's performance. This individual will serve as a liaison amongst communications with origin, Sales, internal/external Buying offices, Finance, Inventory Control, Accounts Receivable and Third Party Logistics Distribution Center.

Job Description

KERING Supply Chain Specialist - Wholesale

Job Family: Logistics/Supply Chain

Job Title: Supply Chain Specialist - Wholesale

Location: Wayne, NJ

A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, and Jewelry: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Maisons to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination."

  • Monitor, compile and report all necessary information outlining the lifespan of an order from Concentration to Invoicing for US Sales and Merchandising teams.
  • Animate weekly exchanges with each brand regarding the status of shipments and invoicing
  • Be the SME (subject matter expert) for special projects involving the Wholesale business.
  • Liaise between US Sales team and European based Customer Service team to ensure alignment and timely execution of all necessary milestones in the Wholesale Supply Chain flow.
  • Compile and communicate all necessary information needed to upload EDI orders with Wholesale accounts, regarding seasonal buys, pricing, delivery, and resolution of discrepancies.
  • Partner with the brands' sales teams to verify and implement seasonal price lists and pricing events
  • Prepare relevant conversion files to translate internal code into industry standards for 3rd party retails (upload of seasonal UPC's and NRF's, conversion of color codes, etc.)
  • Manage order release according to delivery windows and Supply Chain instructions
  • Partner with the Transportation and Operations teams to Ensure deliveries are met within the designated shipping window
  • Coordinate with the Operations team to monitor KPIs for all Wholesale deliveries, orders processing and shipments.
  • Manage Wholesale Return Authorizations
  • Initiate, monitor and report the lifecycle of intercompany transfers between Wholesale and Retail channels
  • Maintain Wholesale customer master in conjunction with Accounts Receivable and Vendor Guidelines
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments in order to meet customer expectations
  • Manage, investigate and dispute chargeback claims
  • Adhere to precision, quality and timing standards to ensure the best quality service

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of autonomy, self-learning and curiosity
  • Learning and agile mindset
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • High level of professionalism

Job Type

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Full time

Kering Americas Inc.

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