Sourcing/Production Opportunities

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
12 Oct 2022
Closes
29 Dec 2022
Ref
154717-en_GB
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
A great opportunity to join our dynamic Sourcing team. You will manage the seasonal placement and follow-through of finished goods for a particular category(ies), in a manner congruent with the supply chain objectives: delivering quality product, on time and at the right price.

We currently have the below Sourcing positions available:
• Sourcing Assistant - Womenswear Division
• Sourcing Coordinator - Soft Accessories
• Sourcing Coordinator - Menswear Knitwear
• Sourcing Coordinator - Menswear Wovens

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Advise vendors of seasonal buying/production calendar, unit plans & negotiate minimums as applicable, working with Managers for guidance on setting objectives for the season and negotiating any challenges
• Manage communication with manufacturers on raw material call-offs & receipts, ensuring production needs are met in accordance with calendar and delivery schedule
• Manage seasonal product pass-off to local sourcing office, as needed
• Update PLM with vendor costs
• Liaise with product development for updated BOM information as needed
• Liaise with Customer Operations for timely receipt of orders and advise Customer Service when orders are retimed
• Study pre-buy vs. actual & work with raw materials team to identify shortfalls across division
• Prepare updates for weekly production meetings
• Partner with manager to finalize prices & margin, providing seasonal price analyses across vendors and product categories
• Participate in vendor performance analysis each season
• Partner with quality assurance to resolve quality issues as needed

PERSONAL PROFILE

• Proven experience in production/sourcing/manufacturing
• SAP/PLM is desirable
• Strong costing & negotiation skills
• Highly proficient in MS Office applications with advanced level Excel
• Ability to develop strong relationships with peers and cross-functional business partners
• Detail-oriented with strong follow-through
• Willingness to travel if required
• Organized, efficient, self-motivated, solution- oriented individual
• Ability to react to change

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