About Gap Inc.’s Global Supply Chain & Product Operations

From cotton to customer, our Global Supply Chain and Product Operations organization is comprised of over 7,000 employees who source, make, and deliver Gap Inc.’s iconic American style. Our five brands – Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix – retail in more than 90 countries across multiple channels including online, stores, outlet and franchise. Fiscal year 2016 net sales were 15.5 billion. As consumers continue to reinvent the interaction between customer and brand, Gap Inc. is transforming the way we bring product to market to better serve our technology-savvy, product obsessed, value conscious global customer base. From innovating at the component level with our factory and mill partners to driving new technological capabilities in merchandise and inventory planning, and developing a fast, flexible logistics and fulfillment network, Global Supply Chain and Product Operations is the heartbeat of Gap Inc.’s enterprise-wide evolution.

Divisional/ Merchandise Manager, Mill Management

Location: Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic
Date Posted: 10-11-2017
Current Opportunity in Global Supply Chain
 
Why work anywhere else?
With more than 3,200 stores in North America, Europe and Asia, Gap Inc. operates some of the most recognized apparel brands in the world including Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Our Global Supply Chain operations are critical because of the many touch points involved to successfully deliver our products from the visions of our designers and merchants to our customers. Our infrastructure enables the Sourcing and Logistics teams to more efficiently guide our products worldwide from “order to store” across our supply chain
 
We pride ourselves on working together, inspiring creativity and offering great fashion to our customers around the world.  Our dynamic, diverse culture celebrates our passion, commitment and integrity. We offer competitive benefits, global career opportunities and programs to help you grow with us. As we continue to grow in Asia, we have opportunities available to join our team.
 

Divisional/ Merchandise Manager, Mill Management

Divisional/ Merchandise Manager will report to the Material Management lead and will be responsible for executing the fabric and mill strategy for the assigned region / area / category. The role will be responsible for managing the development and innovation agenda for the function in assigned area. The role will be accountable for managing the initial costing and Mill Partnership.

 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Approves costing closure of Strategic fabrics
  • Ensure participation in fashion shows / fabric fairs
  • Collaborates with vendor management to align vendor and mill strategies
  • Partner with Vendor Management, QA and technical teams to resolve fabric or quality issues
  • Responsible for managing the costing of Seasonal fabrics
  • Support the category fabric platforming opportunities
  • Works with vertical vendors in their location to ensure proper systems documentation of RDs and prices
  • Accountable for maintaining fabric library in their location
  • Ensure vendors empowered to approve development, labdips of their area of responsibility
  • Manage fabric counter process
  • Negotiate fabric costing
  • Support for mill visit
  • Manage and own risk assessment communication with cross functional teams
 
Key Experience:
  • Growth Project - Experience of managing fabric related project
  • Business Acumen- Experience in developing strategy
  • Problem Solver- can proactively solve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges
  • Collaboration- Proven ability influencing and making decisions in a matrix environment where speed and cultural sensitivity is crucial.
  • Personal Leadership- demonstrated leadership presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across a leadership team.
  • Talent Builder- proven track record of assessing, attracting, developing best-in-industry teams.
  • Experimentation– proven ability to gather and analyze data along with implementing learnings for future use
 


Interested in this role or in joining another part of the Gap Inc. Global Supply Chain Team?  Visit our careers website www.gapinternationalsourcing.catsone.com/careers
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