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Company: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Location: Katy, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:


  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • 2+ years of Sourcing, Product Development, Buying, Planning or Production Management experience


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required.


  • Strong interpersonal, written, verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to interface effectively with individuals at various levels
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required to meet multiple deadlines in frequently changing environment
  • Ability to analyze, articulate, and solve problems and concepts to make effective business decisions
  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems
  • Ability to understand and execute strategic plans
  • Knowledge of Import logistics, Customs and Factory Compliance
  • Ability to measure and analyze performance using key performance indicators
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; emphasis on Power Point and Excel
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties


  • Ability to work flexible hours such as evening, weekends, and holidays as necessary


  • Responsible for the Import PO placement process working with suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Collaborate with Suppliers, Merchants and other stakeholders to manage and control non-conforming Purchase Orders and ensuring OTB Accuracy
  • Manage Purchase Order shift requests to assist on the achievement of assigned product sales plans
  • Attend vendor and cross functional meetings and prepare necessary materials as required
  • Partner with Product Development, Merchants, Import Logistics, Quality Assurance, Vendor Compliance and other departments to ensure supplier's questions and concerns are resolved timely and completely
  • Document and review monthly KPI's; assist in developing/ implementing corrective action plans
  • Develop technical knowledge of related product categories including but not limited to: construction, production cycles and lead-time requirements, industry standards and sourcing strategies
  • Support supplier/factory set ups
  • Lead supplier on-boarding and training process for assigned products
  • Manage and maintain supplier relationships to achieve desired company goals
  • Assist in the documentation of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Support sourcing strategy
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures and safety rules
  • Duties may change; team members may be required to perform other duties as assigned
Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.​

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