Sourcing Analyst

Company: Kayser-Roth Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 4 year(s)
Job Description Sourcing Analyst


Manage the daily tasks related to producing and delivering products that meet standards for quality, cost, service and compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

 Manage and place purchase order for sourced product

  • Place all requisitions with outside vendors
  • Monitor the placement and acceptance of purchase orders for all of KR overseas suppliers.
  • Resolve any delivery issues at time of placement by working with Order Management, Business Planning, and PD.
  • Responsible for getting all requisitions to PO entry status.
  • Insure proper pricing and terms
  • Ensure all information is transitioning smoothly from preproduction to production stage.
  • Resolve liability issues with respect to late shipments and quality issues identified once product arrives in KR DC.
  • Support Sourcing Manger with seasonal fabric commitments and standing greige commitments.
  • Monitor overseas production

  • Manage WIP’s after orders are confirmed. Track progress through WIP’s to ensure all vendors are entering information accurately and review information to make sure production is on time.  Identify callouts on WIP’s that may present a delivery delay and address accordingly.
  • Monitor all purchase order movement up until the time of arrival at DC.
  • Assist Sourcing manager to ensure vendors have the necessary capacity available seasonally.
  • Insure that Order Management and Business Planning remain updated on delivery status.
  • Work closely with Product Development teams to discuss delivery delays caused by issues in the approval process and resolve in conjunction with PD teams
  • Travel as needed to monitor production progress or quality concerns
  • Monitor and enforce social compliance.

  • Insure that all suppliers have the necessary social compliance audits per customer requirements. (Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Walgreen’s, etc.)
  • Assist with improvements in compliance ratings as needed.
  • Assist with the maintenance of Compliance Matrix document.
  • Vendor Maintenence

  • Support all Sourcing supply chain strategies and work for improvement.
  • Provide guidelines and training to new vendors on production calendars, including PO placement schedules, capacity planning, and shipping requirements.
  • Assist Sourcing Manager in distribution and collection of acknowledge forms from vendors.
  • Assist with processing outstanding vendor payments and debit memos.

  • Job RequirementsRequired Skills:
    Job Qualifications
    Excellent communication and comprehension skills.
    Strong organizational skills.
    Computer competence – Word, Outlook and the ability to accurately setup Excel spreadsheets and create formulas
    Ability to learn quickly and easily comprehend directions the first time.
    Required education/training: 
    Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study (Degree in Textile/Apparel/ or Business Administration preferred) or equivalent years of related work experience required.