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Caleres Costing Manager in St. Louis, Missouri

We seek someone with a passion for developing processes and financial analysis to drive profitable growth to join our Brand Portfolio team in St. Louis.

We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit people’s lives. We are ferocious about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel great… feet first!

We seek people who:

  • Partner with Merchandising, Sales, Demand and Product Development teams to create pricing tools and improve processes to drive business growth

  • Manage costing communications with overseas office and agents, ensuring counterparts have the necessary information to move the costing process forward

  • Request and follow up on costing for all styles developed, working with design and Product Development to ensure cost effective development

  • Create and maintain costing files by brand/season and ensure data accuracy in systems as needed. Work with overseas costing team to ensure accuracy of data entry

  • Review cost breakdown details and make suggestions for cost savings

  • Manage MOQ issues and issue material bulk buys accordingly. Coordinate with sales and demand planning to consolidate buys

  • Perform complex analyses manipulating large data sets to create thoughtful, robust business recommendations

We seek people with these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 5+ years retail costing or pricing experience preferred

  • Experience in footwear, fashion or accessories a plus

  • Excellent negotiation and analytical skills

  • Strong business acumen and ability to connect strategic objectives and business processes

  • Self-motivated, results driven and resourceful

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels in the organization

But most of all, we seek believers who share in our ferocity for fit. People who believe remarkable things are possible and will not stop striving for them.

People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.8 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.

Become a believer.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Requisition ID: 2021-8611

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