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SITKA® Gear Sales Planner-201089


Description:
Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.  

About the Industry:
Gore’s pioneering contributions to the science of comfort and protection create fabrics for a range of activities and conditions. Learn More.  

Job Description:
SITKA Gear is looking to add a Sales Planner to our team located in Bozeman, Montana. The Sales Planner will collaborate and coordinate planning activities for wholesale accounts with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, to achieve financial goals.

Responsibilities:
  • Building positive working relationships with key account buyers and planners to strategically build plans that meet their needs
  • Building assortment and category plans specific to account that leverage incremental opportunities and maximize sales, margin and inventory turn
  • Analyzing account performance to help support business decisions and provide sales, marketing and financial guidance
  • Creating account financial plans across categories that meet revenue targets and internal and external KPIs through collaboration with sales, marketing, finance and product development teams
  • Monitoring in-season forecasts and replenishment needs to improve accuracy, inventory allocation and account sell-through
  • Identifying in-season opportunities and risks through POS analysis and providing actionable recommendations to improve results
  • Partnering with Supply Chain Team to provide guidance and improve inbound receipts to ensure optimal on-time delivery to customers
  • Playing an integral role in the monthly S&OP process as a key participant in the demand review
  • Championing the development and reporting of sales planning metrics and communicating impact to S&OP community
Required Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, business, or technical field
  • At least 3 years related experience in a consumer goods company in any of the following areas: Merchandise Planning, Assortment Planning, Account Buyer, Retail Planner
  • Experience in Sales & Operations Planning processes
  • Demonstrated experience working with Sales Teams to analyze point of sale information, industry trends and demand patterns to develop effect forecast models and produce accurate forecasts
  • Demonstrated experience implementing solutions that improved forecast accuracy
  • Deep expertise in retail math and application to wholesale consumer brands
  • Deep expertise in inventory management practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop, communicate, influence and implement solutions both internal and with external suppliers in a global environment
  • An understanding and appreciation for the brand
  • Willingness to travel 10%
  Desired Qualifications:
  • Preference for apparel & footwear consumer goods experience
  • Proficiency in ERP (SAP, Oracle, etc.), Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Demand Planning software, BI Reporting Software, any programming work (SQL, python, R/S+)
  • APICS CPIM and/or APICS CSCP and Continuous Improvement certification

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Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)



 

SITKA® Gear Project Manager-201088


Description:
Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.  

About the Industry:
Gore’s pioneering contributions to the science of comfort and protection create fabrics for a range of activities and conditions. Learn More.  

Job Description:
We are looking for a Project Manager to join the SITKA® Gear team in Bozeman, Montana. We use advanced design, technology and fabrics to create gear systems that enhance the experience of the hunter. The Project Manager will be responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed on time and within agreed upon scope and deliverables.

Responsibilities:
  • Managing calendars, timelines, and due dates for cross-functional teams to ensure process optimization
  • Creating detailed project plans and schedules based on a deep understanding of work needed to deliver project outcomes
  • Aligning diverse stakeholders to future state vision and approach for how to solve strategic problems
  • Breaking down elements of complex issues to deliver the project plan and program roadmap
  • Building out, managing and optimizing the organizations project management software
  • Maintaining cross-functional team alignment to defined process flows
  • Helping to develop and evolve project management tools and processes
Required Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of relevant Project Management experience
  • Remarkably detailed oriented and assertive in a freeform environment
  • Proven success in understanding scope and developing plans to meet deliverables, engage stakeholders, resolve issues, and lead a project team
  • Ability to lead by example in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Proven track record for ensuring internal and external teams follow through on commitments
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects at the same time
  • Demonstrated ability to build and optimize process
  • Willingness to travel 10%
  Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to relocate to Bozeman, Montana
  • Direct to consumer brand experience
  • Experience with a Fortune 500 company

Apply Online


Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)



 

SITKA® Gear Senior Product Developer-193329


Description:
Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.  

About the Industry:
Gore’s pioneering contributions to the science of comfort and protection create fabrics for a range of activities and conditions. Learn More.  

Job Description:
W. L. Gore is looking for a Product Developer to join our SITKA team in Bozeman, Montana. This Associate will support the design and manufacturing of specialty products from ideation to commercialization.

Responsibilities:
  • Managing technical development of assigned styles from design concept through to production-ready hand-off, ensuring both fit and technical engineering meets or exceeds expectation
  • Being a creative thinker and able to engineer to create innovative solutions that scale to production
  • Supporting development and manufacturing of products (largely within a US supply chain)
  • Partnering with Designers to understand fit intent and aesthetic ensuring translation into proto samples
  • Capturing and detailing all product materials/construction information, and maintaining Bill of Materials (BOM) and Product Lifestyle Management (PLM) information that will result in efficient raw material purchasing and accurately produced finished product
  • Ensuring the continuous integrity of product specifications in PLM, including materials, patterns, markers, grading information, size charts, technical drawings, and other critical data
  • Managing the pattern creation process and ensuring that fit and quality standards are achieved in a timely fashion
  • Managing the calendar and development process including costing, quality evaluation, fabric, yarn, trim and color standards, and approval requirements
  • Managing prototypes; sample and production approvals to ensure quality standards as well as on time deliveries
  • Developing products, recommending materials, and construction techniques that meet design expectations and engineer the product to pre-determined gross margin targets, FOB including pre-cost estimates, first costs through to final cost. Identifying materials and construction technology that supports design vision and product requirements. Providing solutions as necessary
  • Coordinating with Sales, Production, Marketing, and Design departments on all sampling requirements
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as a product developer of technical outdoor apparel, to include hands-on experience with garment construction, patterns, and textiles with brands with 100 million in top line revenue
  • Bachelor's Degree in a design,development or engineering related field
  • Understanding of the design, development and merchandising process from inception through production
  • Proven performance history with domestic and offshore vendors and manufacturers
  • Comprehensive understanding of technical fit, and ability to fit both on model and on dress form as well as the ability to instruct a manufacturer on necessary changes to a pattern to influence the fit
  • Understanding of product costing and ability to offer appropriate solutions to help meet category margin goals
  • Expert level working knowledge of design-platform software, including Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word and Excel, and hands-on experience with a Product Lifestyle Management (PLM) system(s)
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills while monitoring multiple projects within different product lines and delivering results on time
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and a strong work ethic
  Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in Spec driven businesses with largely US based supply chain
  • Knowledge of textile material specifications and associated printing, treatments, and coatings

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Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)



 

SITKA® Gear Marketing Manager-201087


Description:
Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.  

About the Industry:
Gore’s pioneering contributions to the science of comfort and protection create fabrics for a range of activities and conditions. Learn More.  

Job Description:
We are looking for a Marketing Manager for our SITKA Gear team in Bozeman, Montana. We use advanced design, technology and fabrics to create gear systems that enhance the experience of the hunter. This role will be key in leading a cross functional team through strategy and execution.

Responsibilities:
Marketing Strategy & Execution
  • Lead the development and implementation of seasonal marketing plans that support key product launches, drive business growth and establish customer loyalty.
  • Coordinate a cross-functional consumer experience team to execute data-driven, digitally native, multi-channel message distribution plans aimed at putting the right message in the right place at the right time.
  • Facilitate digital agility through real-time analysis of, and adjustments to, marketplace trends, channel needs and/or inventory position.
  • Gather qualitative and quantitative insights that steer product and category direction
  • Provide strategic input toward the development of the SITKA editorial calendar
  • Support the marketing budgeting process and provide oversight and management in real-times
  • Manage the OPTIFADE licensing program inclusive of contract negotiations and partner relations.
  • Complete regular analysis of the Customer Activation Cycle - New and existing buyer behavior, purchase paths, and product performance
  • Ownership of monthly marketing performance meeting - Previous task review, data and creative highlights, underperformance, action plan discussion and action item task list
  • Responsible for monthly marketing budget report
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field
  • At least 6 years’ experience in marketing
  • At least 2 years of experience leading and coaching individuals and teams
  • At least 2 years of experience planning, developing, and implementing seasonal marketing plans and/ or product launches
  • Experience in delivering and measuring KPIs from multi-channel strategies and investments
  • Experience translating high level strategy into actionable tactical plans
  • Data driven with strong process orientation
  • Proven track record for unlocking highly productive reach both online and offline for premium brands
  • Willingness to travel 30%
  Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in marketing, business or related field
  • Experience in a marketing role within a Fortune 500 multi-channel brand
  • At least 10 years’ experience in marketing with at least 3 in leadership position of a multi-channel premium brand

Apply Online


Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)