Job Detail

  • Job ID 19923
  • Offered Salary 0
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 5 - 6 Years or +
  • Industry Retail & Wholesale
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree

Job Description


Optimize overall costing performance through implementation of Global A&G Costing processes and standards across all sourcing countries and suppliers, assuring company go-in margin targets are met.

Perform costing analyses to achieve sustainable and competitive cost for adidas Group’s accessories & gear business.

Guide Global Sourcing offices and supplier teams to optimize landed costs through a clear understanding of economic trends and trade opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of seasonal supplier negotiations for Global source base (analyze macroeconomic developments, supplier specific cost drivers and efficiency plans)
  • Guide Global Sourcing offices and supplier teams to optimize landed costs through a clear understanding of economic trends and trade opportunities, ensuring cross-divisional alignment
  • Collect and interpret economic trends and government policy change information that impact A&G Sourcing products
  • Provide costing leadership with insights on cost driver developments and supplier competitiveness using systematic costing and benchmarking methods
  • Support development and implementation of a systematic approach to Material Costing for key product categories, in close cross-functional collaboration with other Sourcing divisions and Global Creation Centers / Headquarter
  • Perform end-to-end product cost analysis for all A&G product categories
  • Maintain and update Costing related information in relevant data bases and development systems on a seasonal basis, communicate to internal and external stakeholders
  • Set A&G standard templates & reporting structure to be used across all Sourcing Offices for the A&G division
  • Establish and manage processes to capture efficiency improvements in FOB cost
  • Support seasonal cost forecast process for A&G portfolio
  • Support SMV (standard minute value) audit process for relevant product categories
  • Analyze and consolidate cross-quote activities, through the preparation of a report summary with key insights and recommendations

Key Relationships:

  • A&G Costing, Materials and Development teams
  • A&G Senior Leadership team (VP Sourcing A&G, Sourcing Sr Directors)
  • Sr. Director Manufacturing Excellence A&G
  • Global Headquarter / Creation Centers (Development, Costing) for adidas and Reebok

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, systematic approach to data handling and interpretation
  • Strong presentation, communication and MS Excel / PowerPoint skills
  • Strong ability to drive initiatives and work independently
  • Fluency in English
  • Understanding of sourcing and manufacturing processes advantageous

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or similar
  • At least 5 years of progressive work experience in an analytical position


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