Careers

We’re a respected leader in national corporate uniform programs. We design, manufacture and distribute uniforms for Wegmans, Harris Teeter, Hy-Vee, Cedar Fair, and many other leading national brands. We dress over 1 million employees nationwide in our custom uniform apparel. Our company has experienced 125% growth since 2012 and recently expanded to a 72,000 sq. foot support and distribution facility located near Route 288 in Midlothian, VA.

Purchasing Associate

Global Sourcing & Procurement Dept.

The Purchasing Associate assists and supports our Buyers in planning and coordinating the inventory, SKU development and data integrity to ensure smooth operation of the business.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Creates and controls SKUs for new and changing products;
  • Performs quality inspections for imported goods; 
  • Works with Buyers to identify the requirements and specification for an item;
  • Communicates non-conforming product to Buyer and manager at time of discovery;
  • Data inputs PO updates, tracking details and import information in appropriate applications including Sage, Smart Sheets, Excel, and CPOM (custom in-house application);
  • Learns the buying processes, tools, and product specifications;
  • Learns the essential components of a tech pack;
  • Assists with ad-hoc special projects as assigned by the Director.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with purchasing team and business partners including sales, sales support, inventory planning and finance teams;
  • Ability to communicate effectively cross-functionally;
  • Organizational skills in a work environment that requires a high sense of urgency while remaining open-minded and flexibility to switch directions when required;
  • Working knowledge of Sage, Excel and other computer applications is highly desirable;
  • Driven to learn a business’s processes and apply problem solving skills to improve and/orstreamline existing practices;
  • Product and/or apparel knowledge a plus.

All candidates should send their cover letter and resume to careers@ukropsthreads.com.

Ukrop's Threads is an Equal Opportunity Employer.