1. Managing the different categories.
2. Developing the new vendors.
3. Doing the national level sourcing for different categories.
4. Forecasting the historical data based on sales, booking quantity, based on previous years sales.
5. Sourcing Merchandise from different markets based on specialty and cost effectiveness.
6. Working with the vendors on costing, consumption and finalizing the best price with the vendors based on Fabric, style and quantities.
7. Coordinating with Replenishment team for issuing PO'S and maintaining the base inventory.
8. Inventory Control & Profitability
9. Tapping trends, sales and competition micro level.
10. Avoiding stock out situation at the store level and ensuring stock availability.
11. Follow up with vendor for on time material receipt at warehouse as well as at the stores.
12. Managing the entire gamut of Materials Management activities including demand planning cost control, monitoring inventory levels.
13. Should Possess excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with proven track record of utilizing a process-oriented approach towards accomplishment of cost, profit, service & organizational goals.
14. A keen communicator with quick problem solving abilities.
15. Managing Replenishment in line with the vendor's Supply Chain constraints and capabilities.
16.Critical Report Analysis and MIS set up for internal and external customers.
Handles a category at Regional level. Has to identify and introduce new vendors and articles which can generate additional revenues. Have a good understanding of local taste and preferences. Build and maintain good relationship with vendors and ensure that timely payment happens to vendors. Visit stores, local markets & competition to understand customer needs. Coordinate with HO sourcing team, execution, store operation team, regional integration, regional replenishment and assortment team to achieve vision, mission and provide customer satisfaction.
Analyze data and share finding with stakeholders, focus on execution & implementation. Use open costing technique to arrive at competitive pricing. Reports to sourcing head at HO for the respective category and the regional Replenishment Head
Position based at Thane & Navi Mumbai.