Career Opportunity

Capacity Assurance Analyst

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Manufacturing & Sourcing


Lai Chi Kok




Hong Kong

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

Managing Capacity, Supplier Engagement activities from onboarding to exiting and projects to manage our supply chain.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Capacity Planning

  • Work closely with merchandising teams to manage capacities & how we utilize them in line with our projections.
  • Assist manager in preparing reports periodically for merchandising team and management review.
  • Assist in capacity related projects by either coordinating activities with multiple stakeholders or contributing for system & method enhancements by being vocal.
  • Using data systems properly to support analysis.

Supplier Sourcing & Management

  • Support and manage supplier engagement activities from onboarding to exiting including vendor performance assessments.
  • Maintain supplier database of RL properly in line with sourcing needs to capture the most realistic & up to date info about our suppliers.

Compliance, Sustainability, Quality

Being the point of contact of assigned category for matters or new initiatives that come from other functions of the organization.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Degree holder in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • Relevant experience in apparel supply chain, sourcing and capacity planning.
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to build effective relationship and influence key partners with all levels.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, assertive and organized.
  • Demonstrates a “can-do” approach in being proactive with work assignments.
  • Previous experience on woven products, production terminology and production processes is an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite including Power Point, Excel and Visio.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Willing to travel.

Capacity Assurance Analyst