Sourcing Coordinator

Posted 5.10.24
Location
Solihull, UK

OVERVIEW:

Join us as a Sourcing Coordinator and be part of our passionate team dedicated to ensuring exceptional sporting apparel is delivered on time.

Your mission? To manage the heavy administrative tasks involved in coordinating with internal product teams and suppliers to meet handover dates that align with our launch schedules.

As our Sourcing Coordinator, you’ll work hand in hand with cross-functional teams including Merchandising, Product Development, Product Buying and Suppliers to facilitate order placement and ensure expectations regarding capability, capacity, quality, and performance are met.

Your meticulous attention to detail will be key in ensuring smooth operations.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Executing order placement, meeting expectations on quality, capability, and capacity.
  • Updating critical path, ensuring hitting deadlines across multiple departments.
  • Collaborating with Sourcing leads to negotiate costings.
  • Proactively updating capacity, optimising utilisation with merchandising.
  • Reviewing forecasts, updating commitments with vendors.
  • Managing SKU attribution accurately before PO raising.
  • Benchmarking core lines, reviewing product re-engineering insights.
  • Participating in supplier meetings, problem-solving, and discussing key dates.

Accountable for:

  • Ensuring product profitability, reporting on costing status.
  • Reporting development and buy ready status.
  • Providing updates on order vs. line plan status.
  • Continuously enhancing service, cost, and quality.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Comprehensive understanding of costing principles
  • Proficiency in Excel is crucial given the heavy administrative nature
  • Understanding the nuances of production creation, garment manufacturing, and production management
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a focus on finding solutions
  • Exceptional attention to detail and highly organised
  • Proficiency in conveying insights through data-driven storytelling
  • Familiarity with trade agreements and external legislation is advantageous

This is a hybrid role and would require the successful candidate to attend at least 3 days a week in GSIQ, Solihull, UK.

CLOSING DATE: 19th May 2024

 

BELONGING AT GYMSHARK.

Our mission is to be a place where everyone belongs. We’re an equal opportunities employer, and for us that means we always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment, right from your application. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment please email talent@gymshark.com

ABOUT US.

We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

THE PERKS.

🙌 Competitive ‘Win Together, Lose Together’ Bonus
🩺 Choice of Private Medical Insurance or Healthcare Cash Plan, paid for by us!
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🎁 Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
🛍️ Discounts, Cashback and Savings programme
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great Training and Learning Resources
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel – Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

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