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Sourcing Operations Analyst

Company: Vineyard Vines
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Category: Production/Product Development vineyard vines is a highly successful, privately held, American clothing and accessory retailer founded in 1998 on Martha's Vineyard by brothers, Shep & Ian Murray. With Shep & Ian still at the helm today, vineyard vines has experienced exponential year over year growth and now operates over 120 retail locations including an outlet division, a successful e-commerce business, domestic distribution center, and expanding corporate headquarters. In addition, vineyard vines is carried in major department stores such as Nordstrom and Bloomingdales as well as numerous specialty boutiques across the US.vineyard vines was founded on a state of mind that Every day should feel this good.You don't need to be on a beach, by the ocean or on vacation to have -Every day should feel this good -moments. It's a state of mind that we all experience, and one where everyone is invited. At vineyard vines, we don't just live an #EDSFTG life away from our desks-we bring it to work with us, too.In our stores, at our Harbor Drive headquarters or working remotely, our company culture is -fun, encouraging -and -welcoming to all. We work hard and play harder, and we never take ourselves too seriously. And while we have many company goals, our number one priority is making vineyard vines a great place to work for all employees.Our team is our family, and we'd never have grown to where we are today without them.We're committed to building an inclusive team across all channels, departments and stores within our community. We hope you'll join us and see what the smiling pink whale is all about.Overview:The Sourcing Operations Analyst is a newly created position on our Production team! This person will -work closely with the Director of Sourcing Operations and Product Development Team to support corporate IMU goals and provide cost analytics to drive savings and efficiencies. -Key Responsibilities:

  • Create the seasonal baseline file which will serve as the foundation for tracking cost quotes, savings to baseline, vendor allocation, and counter sourcing efforts throughout the season
  • Work with the team to seek cost reduction and process improvement opportunities and engages suppliers in the process
  • Assist the pre-production team in setting cost targets, and creating vendor specific files for the team to share out
  • Support daily consolidation and updating of the baseline file as updates are received from vendors
  • Update key information, while also making observations on critical changes to call out and review with the sourcing team
  • Analyze costs at a very detailed level by comparing and contrasting to historical costs for like items
  • Analyze data, and leverage excel pivots and tables to present complex materials in an organized and understandable way to the sourcing team
  • Assist in preparation for vendor meetings by providing relevant data analytics
  • Support data collection and analysis for vendor score cardingWhat you bring: -
    • 3+ years of experience in operational or costing experience in like field
    • General knowledge of apparel garment construction is a plus
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and ability to communicate insightful analysis and recommendations to various level of management, including Directors & Vice Presidents
    • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills required
    • Ability to manage and work with multiple data sources
    • Ability to problem solve independently and through collaboration with key partners
    • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy required
    • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
    • Able to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
    • High level of competency with Microsoft applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
    • Excel skills must include but are not limited to pivot table, Vlookups, and Sum If formulasEvery day will feel this good because:
      • We have a fun-spirited entrepreneurial culture filled with truly "good" people
      • We have flexible working hours and work from home days to accommodate your personal life
      • We offer a generous employee discount so you can rep our lifestyle on-and-off the boat
      • We offer a competitive salary package, 401-K, commuter benefits, and paid-family leave, health savings , flex spending accounts, life & disability insurance
      • We have an onsite gym as well as health & financial wellness programs to keep you active
      • We offer 2 summer Fridays to take off in addition to a competitive vacation policy & holiday calendar

Keywords: Vineyard Vines, Stamford , Sourcing Operations Analyst, Professions , Stamford, Connecticut

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