Apparel - Apparel Purchasing Assistant

This position is a key member of the NHS Apparel Department, reporting to the Apparel Purchasing Manager, working closely and cooperatively with Apparel Purchasing team, Apparel Dept. Manager and Apparel Developers. This is a full-time, in-house position. Must live near or be willing to relocate to Santa Cruz, CA.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Sku creation in NHS inventory system for all seasons/Apparel related products

  • Data entry in NHS inventory system

    • Maintain all sku updates

    • Maintain all costing in systems

    • Maintain attributes and add seasonal categories in

    • Review seasonal buy reports ensuring all product is accounted for

    • Assist with comment uploads for all seasonal buys

  • Assist with sales sample process

    • Organize sample room

    • Print pick tickets

    • Help pick/pack sales samples

    • Create Licensee sample costing

    • Hang and organize Apparel sample line

    • Manage end counts for Apparel sample line

  • Print and ship barcode and case labels as needed

  • Manage courier log for all in/outbound freight

  • Review WIP reports weekly

  • Review all domestic routing request forms

  • Place all special ticketing orders

  • Creating reports from internal systems for Apparel Department needs (purchasing and merchandising)

  • Attend weekly purchasing meetings


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other word processing applications such as MS Office is a must.

  • Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures

  • Computer processing knowledge

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task in a group environment.

  • Must be creative when it comes to solving problems. Be proactive and self-directed.

  • Some college experience is preferred 

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