Associate Sourcing Manager (HYBRID)

KOHLS
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051, USA
Posted 21 hours ago
Full time

Execute global sourcing strategies for Private & Exclusive brands while leading the supply chain to deliver optimal value – quality, cost, speed and on-time deliveries.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

EXECUTE TO THE SOURCING STRATEGY

  • Execute  analytics and visual presentation to  support sourcing strategic plans and decisions at a category /brand level
  • Drive partnerships with the cross functional team to execute the sourcing strategies
  • Lead projection reconciliation to to vendor strategies by understanding brand plans and strategies
  • Execute vendor scorecarding creation

EXECUTE TO THE COSTING STRATEGY

  • Support cost execution through structured events ( RFQ) and seasonal negotiation
  • Execute  vendor selection and program award

ENGAGE WITH CATEGORY SUPPLIERS

  • Be acutely informed of supplier and COP capability, competency,  and expertise

CROSS FUNCTIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

  • Influence key partners: Associate Managers/Managers/Sr. Managers/Production, Design, GSPS
  • Supports Manager on seasonal brand matrix process
  • Primary Sourcing liaison with Production
  • Executes vendor projections by category/gender/ brand in partnership with Product Managers
  • Supports projections process by vendor/ brand

DRIVE PROCESS AND DATA MANAGEMENT EFFICIENCIES

  • Drive document & maintenance best practices
  • Drive development of  training resources
  • Drive continuous improvement in  tools and processes

ADDENDUM

NON-APPAREL SOURCING

  • Sourcing / COP strategies & initiatives
  • Manage baseline development, Costing guidance, Commodity tracking & reporting
  • Analytics support coordination
  • Competitive event timelines & event process management, reporting on results / savings
  • Vendor metrics and scorecards

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • 3 years of retail, production, sourcing, supply chain management or related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and  Google Platforms

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree ideally in Sourcing or Textiles. Business or closely related fields will be considered
  • Ability to successfully operate in an international environment

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Some Travel

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