• Purchase Order Assistant

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-3083
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production & Sourcing
  • Overview

    A Brand That's What's Now

    Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  


    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate about.  This is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!



    Responsible for entering and maintaining production on order and providing administrative support to product teams


    Purchase Order Creation - Using Production Planning system in combination with size break-downs from the Allocation Dept. to create Purchase Orders. The Orders are created in the financial system and then sent to the various suppliers who supply finished goods to Express.


    Maintain and make revisions to Purchase Orders – Making adjustments to ship dates, anticipated in DC dates, costing changes, freight methods, sku info, and order types.



    Attend weekly Vendor Follow Up meetings for known updates to current product on order to allow for a broader view of what is changing in the dept and to reduce the amount of communication needed to enact those changes on Purchase Orders


    Ensure 100% accuracy between Pre Production system and Purchase Order system


    Essential Requirements


    • Education: High School Graduate.  Some College preferred.
    • Experience:  Microsoft Office – Excel and Access



    Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)

    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Detail oriented and high level of accuracy
    • Ability to work well in team environment
    • Ability to multi task
    • Ability to prioritize
    • Sense of urgency
    • Computer skills – Microsoft office (Excel – Access)



    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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