Freelance Associate Sourcing Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $28/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jun 9, 2022

Our client, a well-known contemporary fashion brand, is looking for a Freelance Associate Sourcing Manager to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$28/hr

Position Overview:

The Freelance Associate Sourcing Manager will assist and assure efficiency and consistency in the execution of all product development and sourcing activities.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Associate Sourcing Manager:

  • Review/ensure tech pack accuracy for SMS and bulk production
  • Work with the Supervisor on vendor strategy
  • Work with the Production Assistant to verify style vendor allocation in systems
  • Responsible for verifying and reporting costs to the business via XPC
  • Partner with Customs Compliance & Legal to confirm duty classifications
  • Lead weekly cross-functional WIP and product development meetings
  • Track status and delivery of samples
  • Engage in strategic initiatives for Supply and the business
  • Attend/lead weekly escalation meetings with higher management
  • Follow vendor strategy for each category/style
  • Monitor the calendar and engage with cross-functional teams to ensure all key dates are met
  • Understanding of product costs and being able to identify price distortions and engage cross-functional partners for solutions
  • Assist the Manager for the development and approvals of trim & hardware

Qualifications of the Freelance Associate Sourcing Manager:

  • 3 – 5 years of related experience in intimates sourcing, product development, and/or production
  • Computer skills including full Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of or experience with PDM/PLM is helpful
  • Top-notch follow-up skills are essential
  • Proactive personality is needed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

Education Requirements:

  • Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree is required

Benefits:

  • Furnished upon request
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 110664