Sr. Analyst, Technical Services Job

Company: Ross Stores

Job Number: 17003927

Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: 6-26-2017

SR. ANALYST, TECHNICAL SERVICES

About Ross Stores:
Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) Company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,340 locations in 36 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. The Company also operates over 190 dd’s DISCOUNTS® locations in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings.

The company’s merchandise mix and assortments are constantly evolving as merchants and planners focus on what customers want to buy and respond by delivering great discounts on a wider variety of name brand merchandise. With its solid management team, proven off-price concept, strong cash flow and return on equity, Ross is ideally positioned to successfully execute its growth strategies.

At Ross you will find:
  • A career that fits you
  • Teamwork
  • Amazing culture and people
  • Big company with a family feeling
  • Customer focus

Are you ready for the next big move in your career? We look forward to hearing from you!

The culture demands hands-on, close engagement at all levels, and the ability to think and act strategically. Within this culture, there are many opportunities to attain and even exceed personal goals quickly while partnering with professionals across multiple categories. This creates a win-win culture with a rigorous standard of performance for everyone.

Structured for growth and profitability, individuals are measured on performance rather than process. What this yields is an environment that is invigorating and offers a clear, compelling reward system for the team.

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About this job:
This position works with Technical Services, Sample team leadership and Merchants to support the establishment of baseline technical product reporting and generate data that is utilized to aid in proactive make up merchandising and sourcing decisions, maintenance of make-up and sample due dates calendars and assist Technical Services in other projects.

Responsibilities:

Product Assurance
  • Manages, analyses and reports out on vendor scorecard and performance metrics, collaborates with Technical Services leadership and Merchant/Merchant leadership to communicate to vendors and work to develop corrective action plans
  • Collaborate with Technical Services leadership on vendor scorecarding production.
  • Maintain Corrective Action Plans (CAP) submitted by vendors if merchants require Technical Services support with CAP’s
  • Communicates to internal and external business partners Ross’s apparel, soft home and hard lines including footwear, jewelry, sunglasses, belts, handbags & luggage fit and grading guidelines as adopted, (direct/Ross Partners/Ross Connection)
  • Partners with Sample team and Merchandise Operations to ensure limited to no overlap on data collection and reporting
  • Support Merchants and Technical Services in enhancing and implementing an in store product assurance program as requested by Merchant leadership, rolling findings to technical product vendor scorecarding
  • Communication to internal and external business partners Ross’s product assurance guidelines (direct/Ross Partners/Ross Connection)
Calendar
  • Work with Technical Services leadership, Sample team and Merchants to develop, maintain and rollup divisional/department/vendor seasonal product make up calendars
  • Monitor and analyze make-up, pre-production, production timeline and approvals to ensure achievement of Merchant required delivery dates
  • Work with Sample team, Merchants and Vendors if needed to ensure timely calendar execution
  • Recommend system & process improvements
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Fashion Merchandising or Technical Design or related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in retail corporate buying office environment
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Aptitude to training

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to the hiring, acceptance and appreciation of every individual. FULL STATEMENT.

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Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to the hiring, acceptance and appreciation of every individual. FULL STATEMENT