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Coordinator, Materials Planning


New York, NY, US

Coach is a global fashion house founded in New York in 1941. Inspired by the vision of Creative Director Stuart Vevers and the inclusive and courageous spirit of our hometown, we make beautiful things, crafted to last—for you to be yourself in.

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Job Title: Coordinator, Materials Planning

Primary Purpose:  The ideal candidate would follow the bulk materials lifecycle from reservation to disposition. Focus on materials planning, reservations to allocations, ML (Material Liability), and production reporting analysis.


Hybrid role, based in 10 Hudson Yards, NY in office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Materials Planning to...

  • Maintain and prepare materials planning tool (PBL template).
  • Support materials reservation, allocation, RMPOs, and follow-ups.
  • Coordinate with the Asia production team the season production planning strategy.
  • Communicate with Product Development on BOMs issues.
  • Responsible for material liability reports, and shipments to jobber.
  • Oversee credit notes – follow-ups and receiving.
  • Manage special projects & chases.
  • Assist with PBM (pre-book materials) analysis and reservations.
  • Analyze and provide feedback for PRN (product change request) inquiries.
  • Review and provide DCR comments (demand change request).
  • Monitor and analyze MOQ (minimum order qty) requests for consolidations and potential ML.
  • Provide support to the manager and team to overlook key milestones.


The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Strong analytical, data modeling, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task projects with equal priority, anticipate issues, and provide creative solutions.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational communication skills.
  • Strong customer service and follow-up skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity, faster learning, and dedicated worker who is eager to learn new things.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and against tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


An outstanding professional will have...

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • 1 or more years of experience with a thorough understanding of Production Planning and supply chain; preferable in handbag, footwear or consumer product industries.
  • Intermediate or advance skill level of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel




Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.


Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. 


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Tapestry, Inc. will provide applicants and employees with reasonable accommodation for disabilities or religious beliefs. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Tapestry People Services at 1-855-566-9264 or #LI-AD1 #LI-HYBRID                                    


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Work Setup: Hybrid

BASE PAY RANGE $58,500.00 TO $65,000.00
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Req ID:  113762

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Operations

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