20 days old

Coordinator - Global Buying

American Eagle Outfitters
New York, NY 10007
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  • Job Code
    223954
SUMMARY

Manage the effective processing of orders end-to-end for company-owned and franchise partners globally in partnership with the cross-functional team.

Provide support tools and reporting to the Buying group to effectively read and drive business results.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Pre-Season:

- Ensure purchase orders are effectively created and maintained for the division of responsibility, to include -

o Partnering with global operations to understand seasonal call dates for the assortment

o Partnering with MOS group to ensure accuracy of POs issued

o Partnership with international transportation on transit leadtimes, delayed handovers and ensuring purchase orders are reflective of accurate NDC dates

o Manage communication with international partners regarding approvals/cancelations as result of change of transit times, costs, and replenishments.

o Partner with production partners to account for missing POs, delayed handovers and effectively communicating resolution to the Buyer

o Running weekly PO tracking reports, identifying and resolving issues with the support of the Buyer, Production or Logistics team

o Checking purchase orders for accuracy before releasing orders to the factory

o Managing up any major purchase order discrepancies to Sr Director, Brand Management and Planning

- In collaboration with global product operations, ensure systems are accurate before market to ensure a seamless experience -

o Attributes are complete (Ticket, Lifespan, Product details)

o Quotes are open and available for unit entry

- Participate in seasonal market buy reviews (as necessary) to familiarize with key concepts, investments and seasonal strategy

- Assist in chase or cancelation requests during and after market week in collaboration with production, planning, brand management and the Buyer

- Assist in the preparation of seasonal strategy decks (as needed)

In-Season:

- Run Monday business reports, providing any additional relevant regional recaps

- Understand and review business reports with the support of the Buyer to understand and follow along with the business trajectory

- Assist in the preparation of seasonal hindsight

Key accountabilities in role are:

o Purchase order accuracy

o Accuracy of receipt reconciliation

QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor's Degree required

- 1-3 years prior experience from a specialty or wholesale retailer

- Positive and passionate individual will be most successful in this and future roles

- Excellent analytical skills

- Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy (coolness and composure under strain, confidence without arrogance)

- Forward Thinking/Innovative

- High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications

- Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team

- Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

- Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

AEO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity ("EEO") laws. AEO prohibits discrimination against associates and applicants for employment because of the individual's race or color, religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or partnership status, domestic violence or stalking victim status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristics, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This applies to all AEO activities, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, assignment, training, promotion, performance evaluation, discipline and discharge. AEO also provides reasonable accommodation of religion and disability in accordance with applicable law.





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Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12

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