Job Ad ABOUT YOUR ROLE : The Senior Costing Analyst of Global Product Costing (GPC) working in a country of product manufacturing will be a part of the regional costing function in the newly formed Product Costing organization at VF Corporation.
Located at TBD - Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh, Dhaka the Senior Analyst GPC for TBD - APP, FTW / EQ is responsible for costing operations that support 100's of millions of dollars' worth of product cost across several VF brands and products.
This professional will support modernization and standardization of costing approaches utilizing consistent data-driven, automated and efficient processes in partnership with VF product sourcing teams and product supply Vendors in country of manufacturing.
The individual will bring a lean, digital and analytical mindset to the organization and fully leverage "One VF" scale through use of harmonized and scalable fact-based costing methodologies.
The costing professional will play an important role in the Product Costing Organization with an extensive focus on process automation and optimization.
The individual will partner closely with other functions in the Costing Organization and Product Vendors to ensure process and best practice adherence.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE : Include but not limited toOperations : Manage seasonal costing activities, support with information for negotiation with vendors and cost related analysis.
Profitability : Understand and maintain profit matrices to ensure brands achieve desired margins. Provide costing process expertise to support enabling design to higher profitability.
Reporting and tracking : Track key metrics and publish standardized reporting to ensure full alignment and adherence to the performance, efficiency and transparency needs of the costing organization.
Ensure seamless and automated communication of costing information between Product Vendors and VF sourcing and brand teams for timely and agile cost management.
Connectivity : Support connectivity and information sharing among Product Vendors, Sourcing, Global Material Supply, Finance, Engineering and Suppliers that enables a valuable One-VF Global Costing Strategy.
Team : Collaborate and align across the Regional Costing teams through continuous communication and proactively bring forth ideas for process improvements.
Process Improvements : Achieve improvements in costing activity productivity and efficiency through eliminating redundancies, automating repetitive tasks and optimizing processes for maximum value.
Standardization : Ensure processes adherence across all brands and regions to leverage one-VF scale and operating procedures across the enterprise.
Project Leadership and participation : Lead and participate in cross-functional initiatives and conduct specific analyses as needed producing deliverables in a diverse, fast paced environment through extensive collaboration across teamsTravel : In country to VendorsWHAT WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOU : Competency requirements : Highly collaborative and trusted professional with a strong work ethicProven success in adopting change and transformationExperience in business process improvements desiredExperience managing key partnerships, managing multiple stakeholder groups, and consistently delivering business results in a manner that fits with VF's guiding principlesExperience in a global matrix environment including strategic and innovative thinkingDigital and analytical mindset with a passion for efficiency and process innovationSkill Requirements : Experience in adopting changeStrong analytical and reasoning skillsEager to learn and adopt new methods, tools, technologiesGood communication skills : diplomatic, open, good listener, direct, succinctExperience working with large data setsExperience creating automated dashboards desiredExperience in industrial garment manufacturing / buying office / trading company desiredKnowledge of manufacturing operating costs across all Asian countries desiredLanguage Profeciency : Oral and written fluency in EnglishVF Diversity Vision StatementVF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business.
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