FILA

Apparel Purchasing Coordinator

1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1189
US-MD-Sparks
# of Openings
1
Category
Purchasing

Overview

The Apparel Purchasing Coordinator will perform all duties related to the purchase order entry and post-entry production monitoring process to ensure and maintain delivery schedules. This position will interact daily with suppliers; foreign and domestic, as well as internal personnel to ensure all steps of the procurement process are followed with extreme accuracy and care to avoid loss and customer dissatisfaction.

Responsibilities

• Responsible for entering and placing Purchase Orders to both foreign and domestic vendors
• Responsible for ensuring accurate quantities by color and size are purchased (based on current sales and sales history) and that costing is accurate
• Communicate on a daily basis with suppliers to ensure PO’s are confirmed in a timely manner and are meeting requested delivery dates
• Effectively monitor available to sell (ATS) reports and revise buys as necessary
• Responsible to maintain and set up style costing in our ERP, APPCON system
• Responsible for monitoring Production WIP reports to ensure product is on schedule
• Proactively identify and address production issues to minimize delays
• Review and verify past due PO reports and contact supplier to address overdue PO’s
• Responsible for identifying through our ERP, APPCON system, priority shipments to suppliers as needed
• Responsible to Monitor ticket file transmissions to label suppliers
• Maintain and Confirm freight bookings to freight forwarders
• Identify business process improvements and report existing deficiencies to management
• Responsible to create, maintain and manage metrics to evaluate vendor performance and identify issues
• Communicate to management production issues where orders are not hitting required intro dates
• Troubleshoot purchase order and invoices in match exceptions and work with various teams to resolve
• Work closely with Customer Service, Warehouse and Logistics teams
• Support Director of Purchasing on operational projects and clerical work as needed

Qualifications

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and Multi-task
• Must be a quick learner, willing to accept direction and be flexible to assist others
• Highly motivated and team oriented
• Proficient in MicroSoft Excel and Word
• Bachelor’s Degree and 2-5 years Purchasing/Procurement Experience preferred

• Must have 1-2 years of previous administration experience

 

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