Sourcing Associate

New York, NY, USA
Posted 21 hours ago
Full time

Company presentation


Macy's is proudly America's Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy's has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration.

Macy's gives our customers the ability to choose their shopping experience - in our stores, on our site, and through our app. Macy's global Supply Chain manages the end-to-end process of getting products to our customers, no matter how they choose to shop. We deliver high-quality products to our customers wherever needed, whether in-store, curbside, or right at their doorstep. Every colleague in Supply Chain plays a vital role in creating a positive customer experience. This is an opportunity to build a dynamic career across various disciplines in a field marked by rapid change, challenge, and continuous innovation.

Qualifications and Competencies:

4 Year / Bachelors Degree

Undergraduate degree with emphasis on business administration, economics, research/management science or related field .

2+ years in sourcing, production, global supply chain, merchandising or management consulting

Advanced data analysis skills and experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, Tableau, Alteryx)

Prior sourcing work experience (can be tangential work experience)

Self starter - looking for an individual who can drive forward their own work and analyze potential opportunities for the business

Proficient in MS Office Suite

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs


Job description

Job Overview:

The Strategic Sourcing team is responsible for identifying and leading the centralized sourcing effort for Macy's Private Brands. In partnership with the merchandising organization, overseas Private Brands and business stakeholders, the Strategic Sourcing team is responsible for identifying sourcing initiatives (e.g., lead times, costing, processes) that will positively impact the profitability and sales of Macy's Private Brands. Key responsibilities include defining multi-year and annual sourcing strategies and establishing a global vendor strategy, while leveraging shared knowledge of core market strengths, vendors and competitive landscape

Essential Functions:

  • Support the Sourcing Director in the development and implementation of strategic sourcing plans and initiatives for total Macy's PB apparel, including but not limited to supplier segmentation, region & vendor profiles, category mix, costing guidance, growth / complexity information across Knits and Wovens
  • Provide research, analysis and go forward plans for identifying, evaluating and identifying opportunities and potential risks
  • Prepare presentation materials and present findings to Sourcing Director
  • Maintain documents and tools (e.g., 3-5 year Source Plan, Annual Sourcing Plan, Spend by Vendor template, etc.)
  • Plan / oversee scheduling of team's travel plans
  • Prepare reports prior to overseas travels / key vendors meetings
  • Support Sourcing Sr. Director/Director with planning and preparation for annual Vendor Summit
  • Work closely with other Sourcing and Costing Analysts within their business area to identify opportunities and risks and will proactively communicate these areas to the Sourcing Sr Director / Director
  • Analytical mindset with strong attention to detail

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