Global Sourcing Associate

Haddad Brands - New York, NY

Full-time
Overview:
The Global Sourcing Associate will support the sourcing team and global partners in tracking and updating account status.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Confirm and update all global account orders
  • Create and maintain all customer order spreadsheets while constantly updating account status of deliveries, shortages, price changes, subs, fabric, color issues, etc. each season
  • Enforce compliance with all factories ensuring account requirements as far as special testing, packing, tagging and shipping are followed
  • Seasonally create reports for corporate approvals on all global styles/colors offered and bought in the line (including all Local for Local production)
  • Consult with buying, sourcing and overseas offices daily to discuss and resolve any issues delaying customer orders and production
  • Maintain the global buy plan consistently, making all necessary updates and changes
  • Communicate all delivery extensions with the customer and advise overseas offices how to proceed based on customer feedback
  • Maintain constant contact with the import team to make sure all invoices and shipping documents are answered in a timely manner by the customer and review if there are any errors or issues
  • Special projects as assigned
Required Skills/Abilities/Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade or Business, Fashion Merchandising or related field
  • Internships or experience in Sourcing or Supply Chain Management (within the fashion industry a plus)
  • Strong communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Must be a strategic thinker, persuasive and collaborative
  • Proven ability to work with international business partner to drive results
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with high attention to detail