Purchasing Manager
Carters, Inc - Atlanta, GA

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Job Descriptions:
Carter's, Inc. (NYSE: CRI), is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 600 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. If you dream of working with innovative colleagues who support and inspire you, Count on Carter's .

The Purchasing Organizations objective is to strategically source and deliver quality materials and services at the lowest cost that leverages best-in-class people, systems and processes. The Purchasing Manager will be responsible to oversee the Supplies category. Additionally, the PM will be expected to deliver best-in-class practices, sourcing assistance and improve overall supply chain effectiveness, responsiveness and execution. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assist in managing and coordinating the activities of Purchasing Coordinator(s) engaged in the daily ordering, distributing and scheduling of materials to New, Remodel and existing Retail Stores.

Oversee and control the Retail Stores Supplies category including managing inventory, budgets, supplier service levels, and processes.

Review purchasing budgets for accuracy and compliance.

Reconciles any invoice pricing or quantity differences with suppliers.

Maintains files and records of current and potential suppliers, materials, prices, delivery dates and inventories.

Reports weekly purchase order statistics to the Purchasing Director.

Ensures standard/regular and ad hoc reports are generated in a timely and accurate manner.

Acts as a resource for the buying personnel regarding products, purchasing operations, and procurement practices.

Ensure timely and accurate placement of all requisitions and all orders for supplies, equipment and fixtures.

Participate in the development and sourcing for equipment, products and fixtures for current and new store programs.

Administer on-line purchasing system (Pro-Track).

Facilitate and resolve supplier grievances and claims against suppliers.

Oversee staff training and ongoing education.

Retail Supplies multi million annual budget

Create a strong collaborative team environment

Required Experience:
Bachelors Degree, preferably in Supply Management.

Category management experience of 3 years in Retail Supplies procurement ideal.

Previous management of financial resources.

Experience with inventory management.

Ability to work in time-sensitive and high volume environment.

Organized, detailed and a proficient negotiator.

Ability to compile statistics, research and analyze information, and use computerized spreadsheets to conduct analyses and generate reports.

Proficient with standard office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Thank you for your interest in Carter's . Carter's is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Keyword: Purchasing
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The william carter company was founded in 1865 by william carter in needham, mass. it is one of the oldest and largest branded marketers of...