Buying Operations Coordinator

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 Sep 2022
27 Oct 2022
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brandsthat drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEINandTOMMYHILFIGERbrands.We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

PVH Europe

PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that's fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

The Buying Operations Coordinator is responsible for managing the global purchase orders and Inbound for timely delivery. This team works in close collaboration internally with the Buying and Planning teams, Product Development teams, Central Operations, and externally with the Forwarders, Vendors and buying offices.

The position reports into the Manager Buying & Planning. The candidate should have an analytical mindset and eye for process alignment. The position requires good communication and problem solving skills and attention to accuracy.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage inbounding by monitoring WIP-chart up till goods shipped from Consolidator in collaboration with Product Development, acting on possible delays by changing, ship mode, negotiate with vendors about freight terms in case of delays, and inform stakeholders when changes in AC-date occur
  • Create and maintain purchase orders and inbound master files including calculations on OTA level (On Time Availability), and all additional relevant information regarding production (e.g. reasons for delay and current situation), and update systems (e.g. GT Nexus, VMS, SAP)
  • Generate inbound report summarizing highlights of the master file and distribute to relevant stakeholders (Management, Buying & Planning)
  • Maintain close relationships with vendors, assist with operational tasks where needed, monitoring performed tasks to ensure they are performed correctly (e.g. creating shipment bookings), and assist / remind vendors to ensure on time delivery
  • Responsible for management of over- and under shipment, assessing whether deviances can be accepted and negotiating with vendors regarding replenishments (up till ordered amount) and discounts
  • Monitor system versus actuals regarding shipment status, ensuring shipments from Vendor to consolidator (At Consolidator Date) are realized and acting on possible discrepancies

The Ideal Candidate:
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Education: MBO/HBO
  • High level of accuracy
  • Analytical skills
  • Preferably administrative experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure with deadlines
  • High sense to be supportive to her/his team members
  • Excellent PC knowledge: Excel (SAP is advantage)
  • Fluent in English

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule
  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact ofCOVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting processmay be conducted remotely, primarilyvia phone and video calls. Once you're onboard, you'll join in our Work Smart hybrid way of working, which is focused on connection, collaboration and community, with our dynamic offices and workspaces there to facilitate teamwork and innovation.

In your initial call, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the full details of our Work Smart hybrid working policy, as well as any adapted measures that may be in place based on current government guidelines.

PVH Europe and ourbrands,TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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