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Sourcing Analyst

Sourcing Analyst

Brand/Group 
Global Operations Group
Job Locations 
US-MA-LEXINGTON
Job Function 
Sourcing - GOG
Min. Exp.(Yrs) 
5
Type 
Full Time

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Overview

GENERAL FUNCTION

Manage the factory allocation and factory consolidation for all WWW brands.  Responsible for creating a corporate sourcing production planning and factory allocation calendar that is aligned with brand planning and product development calendars.

Responsibilities

PRIMARY DUTIES

  1. Create and maintain the factory allocation calendar and ensure alignment with current brand product creation and production planning calendars.
  2. Create and manage the factory allocation process across all WWW Brands.
  3. Manage exceptions and deviations to the standardized process.
  4. Tracks, compiles, and analyzes brand forecasts at each key milestone of product development process.
  5. Compiles and analyzes brand production forecasts at each submission and recommends modifications to production planning team.
  6. Summarize production forecasts and brand forecasts for complete view of factory allocations.
  7. Summarize changes month to month and recommend corrective actions.
  8. Communicate factory allocation summaries and recommended corrective actions to Sourcing Leadership and internal brand partners.
  9. Perform duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  10. Perform other duties as required/assigned by manager

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business or equivalent, with 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong analytical experience relating to production planning and forecasting of consumer products. 
  • Advanced capabilities in Excel and data warehouse reporting are required.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are also critical
  • Must possess the ability to create, analyze, and summarize data to arrive at informed and effective recommendations or decisions 
  • Strong team player possessing the ability to build positive working relationships with associates at various levels and cross functional areas of the organization.