On Field Development Operations and Production Lead

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Summary:  The On Field Development Ops and Production Lead manages the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Uniform Supply Base in assigned categories.  They will work cross functionally with product, design, materials, trims and tech design teams to implement product engineering and sourcing strategies that will result in on time deliveries and achieving quality standards. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Builds strong working relationships with Product, Design, Materials, Trims, and Tech Design teams to influence best in class product building
Owns relationships and communication with factories and mills.
Works closely with cross functional partners in the business units so as to understand the future needs that the supply chain will need to support
Responsible for assigned business unit sourcing strategies execution; to include: sourcing allocations, product engineering, pre costing and margin, lead time and fabric strategy etc.
Elevate critical decisions on quantities to purchase based on historical information, future projections, and on hand inventory.
Owns material (and trim) inventory visibility and excess disposal process and strategy with finance and cross functional partners 
Owns calendar milestone oversight with Product Operations to ensure calendar considers development and production timeline needs, including wear testing
Holds cross functional and external partners accountable to calendar. 
Oversees and approves fabric purchase orders (including payments and credits) and ensures that they are delivered on time while making fiscally responsible decisions on ocean/air/ground shipments based on timing and needs analysis.  
Accountable for allocation and costing in the system and to implement adjustments or enhancements within systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness. 
Leads and owns Special Projects (Bowl Games/Hot Market/Olympics)  
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Education/Experience/Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree
4-6 years of related supply chain, sourcing, merchandising, textiles or apparel manufacturing
Computer Skills/Knowledge
Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications including:
Strong knowledge Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Proficiency in SAP and Web based PLM systems a plus
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates result
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Provides multiple solutions to a give problem; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Customer Service and Teamwork - Manages challenging customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets deadlines. Contributes to building a positive team spirit
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At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.