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.

Senior Merchandiser / Merchandiser , Vendor 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.

Senior Merchandising / Merchandiser , Vendor Management

The Senior/Merchandiser Vendor Development VM will be responsible for execution of vendor development strategy, production activities at the vendor and facility level.  S/he would be responsible of tracking the processes and timely delivery to meet the RDC & the quality expectations. S/he would additionally work to ensure that all commercial decisions and standards are met.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Train vendors on conducting capacity planning using SAM. Perform capacity monitoring on a regular basis.
  • Support and drive lean initiatives (e.g. workflow, line layout, combining operations)/deployment plan with our strategic vendors
  • Support establishing efficiency baseline/man-machine ratios and guide vendors to achieve their longer term strategic targets
  • Continuously improve and create internal and external processes and procedures
  • Work with Technical, QA and Mill management team to ensure all commercial decision and standards are met
  • Partner with Mill management, QA and technical teams to resolve fabric or quality issues
  • Manage bulk production tracking processes to meet timelines
  • Be sensitive and alert proactively on high risk potential order problem to ensure production on track through regular production meeting and cc mail.
  • Provide recommendation on claim settlement options
  • Resolve issues within a timely manner while working to continuously improve and create internal and external processes and procedures
  • Review and evaluate vendor performance
Key Experiences:
  • Production Management Proficient knowledge of manufacturing processes and innovative production management systems to influence vendor production efficiency
  • Industrial Engineering Experience working on lean manufacturing and IE
  • Problem Solver can proactively solve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges.
  • Collaboration- Proven ability influencing and making decisions cross-functionally in a matrix environment where speed and cultural sensitivity is crucial.
  • Personal Leadership- demonstrated executive presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across various stakeholders
  • Business Performance Improvement – proven track record of improvement based on fact-based analysis or benchmarking

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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