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.
Requisition ID: 2021-8611