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Vans Product Coordinator, Men's Apparel & Accessories

Company: VF Corporation
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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Join the VF Family

We are one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It's the reason we come to work every day. It's a commitment shared by all of our global associates across brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

We believe that when you discover the difference between a career and a calling, you get so much more out of life. When those lines begin to blur, you start to limit yourself much less and start aiming for more. That's what we want for everyone who joins us at VF. And frankly, that's what it takes to thrive here.

Here you can do the best work of your life. We are purpose led and performance driven, people-focused and supportive. Most importantly, we believe that everyone should be empowered to be their authentic self and we power an internal movement of inclusion and belonging. Our teams are built on a global mindset, sparked by sharp minds of diverse individuals and reflects the global consumers we serve.

Bring your energy and fresh perspective, contribute to our movement and build your future with us.

Product Coordinator, Product Management As a Product Coordinator at Vans, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining the Apparel & Accessories product database. Responsibilities include coordination of communications, system related reports with extensive use of Excel/ PLM, managing and organizing Apparel & Accessories samples and product line plans for the Apparel Department. This role is a support to the Senior Director of Product Management. Overseeing and supporting Analysis & Data compilation. This role will have a hand in shaping the organization of the department by way of: supporting the creation of Process & Procedures, Templatization, SOP's and Work Flow. S.O.P.

How You Will Make a Difference

  1. As the Product Coordinator, you will maintain the Men's Apparel & Accessories product database season to season (line plan reporting and all coordination).

  2. You will serve as the communication liaison with cross functional partners to receive information and consolidate information.

What you will do:

  1. Distributes weekly line plans to global regions.

  2. Supports Merchandising functions for the department throughout the development calendar

  3. Order Pantone colors and create seasonal color cards and rings for distribution to cross functional partners.

  4. You will assist in all product line review presentations preparation with facilities.

  5. This coordinator owns sample coordination/organization for global merchandising sample line.

  6. Works seamlessly with marketing partners to provide them with required assets as it relates to Apparel & Accessories initiatives (campaigns, catalogs, etc.).

What success looks like:

Years of Related Professional Experience: 3-5+ years

Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a four-year college - or at least 1-year related experience and/or training

  • Understands and embraces industry, consumer, and culture

  • Strong knowledge with Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Keynote, Adobe Illustrator, and PLM experience a plus

  • Ability to think strategically and act tactically

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Proactive, self-motivated, problem-solving and results oriented with a strong sense of urgency

  • Ability to multitask and follow through with all tasks, assignments and job duties in a timely manner

  • Strong analytical and organizations skills

  • Ability to work in an open environment with product team and cross-functional partners

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Willing and able to work additional hours when needed.

  • Bend, lift, open and move product and related office items varying in weight from 1 to 25 lbs, depending on need

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional Experience: X years

Educational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

  • What we expect you already know:

  • What we will teach you:

  • VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.

What's in it For You

We're in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage both mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we're the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on "Looking to Join VF" to learn more.

We just have one question. Are you in?

Keywords: VF Corporation, Costa Mesa , Vans Product Coordinator, Men's Apparel & Accessories, Other , Costa Mesa, California

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