Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#6869

Assistant Analyst, Supply Chain - Asia

Abercrombie & Fitch

Position Summary
The Analyst of International Supply Chain is a critical partner to the entire Supply Chain team, and has significant responsibility for the storage, tracking, and movement of merchandise to A&F’s Asian DC’s and stores. This individual will be expected to support the International Stores organization by balancing cost considerations with on-time, accurate, delivery of merchandise to the stores. He or she will be responsible for identifying and resolving complex APAC transportation issues, and will have some oversight of A&F’s Asian DC operations. This individual must be able to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fluid and ever-changing business environment. The individual must have a thorough understanding of how to manage risks, reduce costs and cycle time and how to provide information to various internal customers about the flow of merchandise. The individual will be expected to work effectively with third party service providers to achieve optimal results.
This position will report to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain in the Hong Kong office, but will be expected to provide regular support to the Supply Chain team in New Albany, Ohio and support broad-based supply chain initiatives.

  • Coordinate with Asian DC’s to ensure seamless transition between DC Operations and Transportation providers. Provide feedback and oversight to Asian DC management (as needed) to ensure that operation procedures are appropriate to meet supply chain objectives.
  • Support store opening logistics and intra-county flow of product to the store locations while planning and coordinating shipments with 3PL.
  • Assist with Trade Compliance issues by making import/export declarations as needed.
  • Collaborate with vendors to ensure compliance with logistics requirements and resolve issues with service providers. Lead local team in carrier claims management issues. Review freight costs, transit performance and other key metrics with local providers. Assist US Home Office Transportation and Stores organization to resolve inbound store transportation claims.
  • Provide analytical and operational support to the US Home Office Transportation team and provide coverage that meets or exceeds expectations regarding the timeliness and accuracy of Asia store deliveries.
  • Assist with the implementation of new transportation strategies designed to optimize service and reduce costs.
  • Communicate with DC Operations, Store Operations, International Transportation Team, and Asset Protection Team to identify and prioritize any issues or challenges
  • Train A&F’s APAC Vendors (new and existing) on Supply Chain information systems while providing support and clarification for vendor-related data issues close to the source of the problem.
  • Assist the Sourcing team to evaluate and monitor Vendor capabilities and performance. Make recommendations about which vendors should be used.
  • Assist Sourcing and Asset Protection team by reviewing and making recommendation regarding International Sourcing contracts, and contracts related to destruction of A&F merchandise.
  • Act as a liaison with US Home Office Supply Chain project teams and the Vendors to resolve EDI compliance and data integrity issues
  • Provide analytical support to assist Home Office in negotiating rates and contracts with ocean and air carriers.
  • Approval and documentation of international PO’s and Invoices
  • Provide guidance and support regarding APAC regulatory issues to various teams within A&F, including but not limited to Quality Assurance and Personal Care.
Primary Location HKC-Hong Kong
Schedule Full-time
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  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
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