PURCHASING SPECIALIST

Guess Europe Sagl Stabio Svizzera Purchases

Company Description

In 1981, GUESS sold its very first pair of jeans to Bloomingdale's department store. Since then, GUESS has grown, becoming one of today's most recognized and influential apparel brands in the world. The continued dedication and commitment of our employees is the driving force of GUESS. Our talented professionals focus on leading the company with their vision of success. Join the team at GUESS Europe and bring your vision to life. GUESS Europe is seeking eager, passionate individuals to uphold our commitment to the spirit of the GUESS family of brands including GUESS, Marciano, GUESS.

Position

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Working closely with the senior colleague of the Purchasing Team, the Purchasing Support is responsible for buying the best quality equipment, goods and services at the most competitive timing and prices to enable a company or organization to operate.

 

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Purchase Order (PO) scheduling and issuing for samples (SMS) and bulk production
  • Follow-up SMS and Bulk POs
  • Work closely with the various business areas: Product development, Raw material/Fabric Dept., Quality control and Logistics in order to ensure smooth communication and follow-up

 

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

1. SAMPLES (SMS)

  • PO scheduling according to Division Calendar
  • PO issuing based on Product Development/Sourcing Depts. instruction
  • PO follow-up

2. BULK PRODUCTION

  • Development of Time&Action plan based on information provided by Sourcing and Product Depts.
  • Providing Suppliers with key figures for reservation of either production or fabric before Purchasing Order issuing
  • Purchasing Orders issuing based on the result of the previous negotiation with the final suppliers concerning delivery and quantity
  • Purchase orders follow-up, liaising with both Suppliers as well as Logistic Dept.
  • Shipments approval in terms of quantity and agreed delivery (spostato da OTHER a QUI)
  • Invoice approval based on official seasonal Pricelist,
  • Support to Logistic Dept. for any shipping doc that may be necessary

3. OTHERS

  • Data system maintenance and updating
  • Communication to Customer Service and Sales Depts. in case of critical delays/shortage

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Economics, Business Administration or a related field
  • At least 2/3 years’ experience in similar role and field
  • Well organized, self-motivated, focused on meeting deadlines and able to multitask within a fast-paced environment
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills
  • Capability to work under strict, short deadlines
  • Familiarity with vendor management and negotiation
  • Fluent written and spoken English is required for this role. Any further language will be considered as a plus.
  • MS Office package (Excel knowledge is mandatory).
  • Knowledge of AS400 and Business intelligence instruments is appreciated

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GENERAL PRIVACY POLICY FOR THE USERS OF GUESS EUROPE SAGL

Pursuant to Italian D. LGS 196/2003 and EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

 

Collection and use of Personal Data

  • Guess Europe Sagl (“GUESS”) is committed to protecting and respecting user (“User”) privacy. This privacy notice (“Privacy Notice”) describes what information (“Personal Data”) are collect from
  • User when User get in touch with the career page, how GUESS process it, for what purposes and on what legal bases.
  • This Privacy Notice also explains User’s rights under the GDPR and how User can exercise such rights. Personal Data is to intends of any information by which a natural person can be identified, whether directly or indirectly. Providing User’s Personal Data in the online contact form is necessary to handle and answer User’s requests; failure to fill in the online contact form will prevent User from submitting your request.
  • Collects Personal Data and data that Users choose to provide, as first name, surname, birth date and e-mail address, social network address, studies, etc; GUESS also collects Personal Data related to access of Users in order to identify, solve problems and improve offered services.
  • The purpose of the collection and the use of Personal Data are those of the autonomous reporting by Users towards clients and partners of GUESS, which are interested in searching and recruiting human resources, through the Personal Data of curricula vitae and profiles voluntarily entered by the Users themselves.
  • The Personal Data that Users choose to insert on the portal (“Portal”) will be consulted, used and classified by other individuals/organizations that can have access, as holders of rights guaranteed by the partnership or customer relationship with GUESS.
  • GUESS performs all necessary operations to ensure that the Personal Data is placed in a safe and protected environment, trying to restrict access to the database and distributing rights to Users with adequate methods, but cannot guarantee that unauthorized individuals/organizations will not have access through an irregular method.
  • GUESS, moreover, cannot control the ways in which the authorized Users catalog and transfer the Personal Data downloaded from the database, therefore it is user's responsibility to ensure that sensitive Personal Data is not inserted in the Portal.
  • Personal Data provided by the Users are used by GUESS to deliver offered products and services and to develop the Portal; some of the services may include the display of customized contents and advertising messages.
  • GUESS may use the Personal Data to contact User about Portal updates, to conduct surveys and for informative communications (with the possibility for the User to refuse the consent) and related to its services, including updates of the software used.

 

Communication and management of collected Personal Data

  • GUESS process user’s Personal Data that is strictly necessary for the purpose above.
  • In addition, GUESS may need to process Personal Data for the purpose of complying with legal obligations (such as tax and administrative laws). Additionally, GUESS may need to process Personal Data, where it is necessary, for the purpose of handling potential claims or legal proceedings, on the ground of our legitimate interest of defending our business’s interests.
  • GUESS may share Personal Data provided by Users with third parties that support the delivery of its products and the performance of its services towards the Users. These third parties may not use this Personal Data for purposes other than assistance and support in providing these products and services.
  • Personal Data are stored in the European Union and may be transferred to GUESS servers in Switzerland. Regarding the Personal Data that GUESS process when user create an account by registering on the Portal, Personal Data are stored in Switzerland. Transfers of Personal Data from the European Union to Switzerland occur on the basis of the European Commission’s adequacy decision that recognizes Switzerland as a country ensuring an adequate level of protection for Personal Data. Transfers, if need, of Personal Data to the United States, which is a country that the European Commission has not recognized as ensuring an adequate level of protection, occur on the basis of appropriate measures designed to protect personal data contained within binding legal agreements (EU model clauses). 
  • GUESS may disclose or transfer Personal Data if its business is sold or acquired.
  • Third parties entrusted (such as IT or call center services) on GUESS behalf have access to Personal Data that GUESS use for the purpose of handling and answering user’s requests. GUESS has suitable security measures in place to help protect against the loss of, misuse of, unauthorized access to and alteration of Personal Data and, if need, GUESS has the right to appoint them as a data processor of Personal Data.
  • Additionally, if necessary in connection with the handling of any claim or legal proceeding or for complying with legal obligations, GUESS may also communicate Personal Data to external advisors. GUESS may also need to use, share or disclose Personal Data if required in response to litigation, investigations or for other legally required disclosures.
  • Users have the right to (i) may contact GUESS at any time to request access to Personal Data (“Access”); (ii) may ask GUESS to correct or complete Personal Data at any time if any of Personal Data that GUESS hold appears to be inaccurate or incomplete (“Rectification”); (iii) may ask GUESS to have Personal Data erased if it is no longer necessary for us to keep it in connection with the purposes for which it was collected (“Erasure”). However, GUESS must keep track of certain information, such as past purchases and similar information, for complying with legal obligations, and, therefore, in certain circumstances, we may not be able to delete Personal Data in its entirety; (iv) in certain circumstances, may be possible to require GUESS to limit the way in which Personal Data are processed (“Restriction”); (v) may object to this processing on grounds relating to User specific situation where GUESS are processing Personal Data to pursue GUESS legitimate interests (“Object”); (vi) may ask GUESS to send Personal Data in an electronic, structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format and have Personal Data transmitted directly from GUESS to another data controller, where technically feasible (“Portability”).
  • GUESS exercises appropriate due diligence in the selection of third parties and take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that they process Personal Data securely, only as instructed by us and for no other purposes, as well as that any transfer that may occur outside the European Economic Area is in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
  • User can review, correct or delete its personal Personal Data at any time; to perform these operations, User can enter in his/ her private area, click on the Profile and/ or User Settings button and make all necessary changes.
  • The above Personal Data will be deleted, but logs and other user demographic and statistical Personal Data could be kept, maintaining an archived copy of these Personal Data anonymously.
  • If the Personal Data has been consulted by other individuals/ organizations before the revisions and deletions, GUESS cannot perform the deletion of previous Personal Data on their systems.

 

Other relevant Personal Data and insights

  • Please consult the full version of the Privacy Statement and the Privacy Policy for more Personal Data. This sites are not suitable for persons aged under 18 years old.
  • Personal Data are retained for only such period as is necessary in connection with the relevant purpose for which they are processed. For the purpose above, for no longer than 24 months after having received Personal Data on the Portal, for the purpose of complying with legal obligations (such as tax and administrative laws), for no longer than is strictly necessary to comply with any applicable requirement.
  • If GUESS decides to change this Privacy Notice, any changes will post on GUESS Website www.guess.eu so that User can become aware of the changes made. GUESS may modify this Privacy Notice, so to encourage User to review it from time to time.


Contacts

  • GUESS is the data controller with respect to the processing of User’s Personal Data as described in this Privacy Notice. Guess Europe SAGL’s registered office is in Bioggio, Switzerland, 6934, Strada Regina No. 44.
  • User can contact Guess Europe SAGL’s Data Protection Officer at dpo.privacy@guess.eu.
  • If Users believe that GUESS are processing Personal Data in a way that infringes applicable data protection laws, Users also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority in the EU Member State of residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.
  • For any further Personal Data or details, clarifications and questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact by writing an e-mail to recruiting@ch.guess.eu or through the forms in the contact sections of the Portal.


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