• Apparel Purchasing Coordinator

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/10/2018 2:58 PM)
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  • 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.


    • 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


    • 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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