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Sourcing Label Operations Coord (Part-Time) - FL

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 703832BR Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 13, 2019

Job Summary:

The Sourcing Label Operations Coordinator reports to the Senior Manager, Global Sourcing Operations, and is responsible for assisting in various projects regarding the global sourcing labeling and hanger operations that support merchandise. This includes:
  • Maintaining the Global Labeling Programs with nominated label suppliers.
  • Communicating updates to internal business units and vendors.
  • Negotiating costing with label suppliers for new labels and revisions to existing labels.
  • Maintaining Global databases including the Translation, Size Matrix, and Care Instructions databases.
  • Liaising with Creative Department on the development of new labels and communicating updates to cross-functional partners, label suppliers and Disney Store.
  • Acting as a consultant for cross-functional partners, as required, in all aspects of label development for hangtags, sewn-in labels, retail price tickets, and backer-cards.
  • Establishing new relationships, as required, with label suppliers to support the needs defined by Global Sourcing Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • The Sourcing Label Operations Coordinator assumes the role of liaison between Vendors, Merchandising, Sourcing, Creative Operations, Distribution Center, and Product Integrity.
  • Maintain the labeling program by keeping the label manuals current and educating cross-functional teams of new labeling requirements.
  • Ensure the Label Supplier section on the Kleinschmidt Portal is accurate and label reference codes are updated in the Excel Global Spec Sheet files for all categories.
  • Contact vendors to follow up and verify the accuracy of provided data, resolve routine issues and ensure vendor alignment with Disney processes and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for various processes and provide training to cross-functional teams as needed.
  • Maintain systematic document management system to house all documents related to Sourcing Operations and maintain accurate Naming Convention Standards

Basic Qualifications:

  • Communication and organization are critical “must have” skills needed to successfully meet the expectations and challenges of this role.
  • Possess excellent relationship management expertise with the ability to initiate contact with Business Units and maintain a good working relationship.
  • Communicate clearly at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with internal and external partners
  • Proven accomplishment as a driver of multiple projects
  • Ability to interpret industry language and application and recognize and elevate potentially contentious issues.
  • Thorough understanding of sourcing and supply chain practices and terminology.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in merchandising and buying.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience developing or creating work processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Strong time-management skills, sense of urgency and delivery.
  • Proven success in using discretion, judgment, working well independently and collaborating with teams across an organization.
  • Proficiency in time management and workload prioritization.

Preferred Education

  • B.A. or equivalent

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Merchandise Sourcing & Distribution, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Merchandise Sourcing & Distribution, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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