VF Corporation Vice President – Supply Chain – Jeanswear NA in Greensboro, North Carolina

Job Description

VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.

VF will grow by creating amazing products and brand experiences that transform and improve the lives of consumers worldwide, while delivering superior returns to our stakeholders.

At VF, we draw on 117 years of experience to continuously transform ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace. We constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.

Our One VF culture is all about harnessing the power of our brands and our talented associates to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a One VF mindset differentiates our products and brand experiences. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on collaboration, agility and execution.

Powerful brands, shaped by shopper insights and fueled by innovation, drive our success by putting us at the heart of consumers’ lives. With the industry’s most diverse family of apparel, footwear and accessories brands, we serve consumers on every continent. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status. As we look to the future, we will continue to lean on our One VF approach to ensure we embrace our shared learnings as we add value across our portfolio of brands.

Vice President - Supply Chain - Jeanswear NA: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family

For Wrangler and Lee Brands - Lead all Supply Chain activities to meet customer requirements; Support and set strategies for all activities related to Regional Demand, Supply / Source Planning and Inventory Management; Leadership of Customer service/Consumer relations functions; Establish control-related standards and procedures to achieve best quality, cost and on-time delivery to customers; Coach, train and lead team as well as develop succession planning at each level.

How You Will Make a Difference:

Functional Leadership:

  • Analyze, evaluate, and align demand/supply to service brand objectives

  • Coordinate through the sourcing hubs delivery of product in the most cost effective manner supporting Go to Market calendars and strategies

  • Collaborate with Sales, Merchandising and Regional Leadership to develop annual Operating Forecasts with Risk and Opportunity distinction

  • Drive expansion of business through retail analytics (regions with sales support)

  • Direct Order management activities (regions with Customer Service)

Strategic Direction

  • Manage strategies to drive agility and speed while protecting profitability

  • Assists Brand and Enterprise strategic projects and efforts

  • Drive tangible actions to improve business performance

Financial Ownership

  • Manages financial assets in regards to inventory investments

  • Manage Departmental budgets, develop goals reflecting continued improvement on speed, agility, quality and cost

Team Development

  • Building organizational talent, Coach and Develop team ensuring strong succession planning

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Commercial facing leaders and become a trusted partner within Management team

Metrics:

  • Shares responsibility with the regional Business Unit Leaders for achieving business unit goals relating to PBT, Revenue, Gross Margin, Sales and other common metrics

  • Directly responsible for inventory planning and service goals

  • Brand connection to Supply Chain Enterprise to achieve Strategies outlined in OGSTM.

Skills for Success:

Years of Related Professional Experience: 10+ years

Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • Cultural empathy; Global Acumen

  • Leadership; Coaching and Developing others, Leading Change

  • Strategic planning and effective decision making; Entrepreneurship; Driving Execution

  • Knowledge of all Supply Chain areas

  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively; Cultivate Networks

  • Strong collaborator

  • Executive presence; Passion for Results

  • Innovative thinking and ability to lead and execute change

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management or related field

  • Minimum of 10 years’ Supply Chain leadership with a proven track record of success

  • Experienced in the Apparel industry

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Travel by air and overnight, as required (30%).

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF 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. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.