Supply Chain Intern – THE NORTH FACE

Job Details

The North Face is the premier exploration company in the world. We spark curiosity. We dare to disrupt. We create communities. And we lead with integrity. We are a community of explorers and are constantly looking for new ideas, places and people to connect with.

The North Face is a subsidiary of VF, the world’s largest apparel and footwear company comprised of over 30 brands.

Let’s talk about the role!

Within the EMEA Operations department of The North Face, we are looking for an Intern to support Product Acquisition team.

The selected candidate will assist on Purchase Order (PO) management from creation to receipt and on keeping PO status under control, by working closely with sourcing offices and promptly reacting in case of issues.

The person will ensure optimal Orders Coverage by matching Sales Order requested ship date with Purchase Orders receipt dates by wor king with departments involved in shipping (Logistics Dept) and receiving process (Quality and Receiving Dept).

How you will make the difference

Work with Sourcing and central Product Acquisition team to assure POs are properly maintained and monitored in SAP, assuring they are acknowledged promptly through NGC system;

Monitor production status through weekly conference calls with Sourcing offices;

Work with Sourcing monitoring vendors to have goods shipped on time, advising CS/Sales/Planning in case of big delays and amendments on PO quantities;

Assure NGC delay reason codes being properly maintained by vendors/Sourcing offices;

Assure urgent shipments being followed up timely and properly in order to better meet customer requests;

Give the vendors authorization to ship the goods, providing shipping instructions;

Monitor shipment status in all steps from factory to distribution center in Europe;

Work with inbound team in order to have goods received correctly, monitoring shortages after receipts and prioritising receipts in peak periods as needed;

Assure all critical issues are promptly elevated to supervisor;

Participate in tracking and publishing weekly and monthly reports.

What you need to succeed?

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position.

Education: students status of being fresh graduated (no later than in 2022) is required. University degree or equivalent in engineering or economics or statistics.

Language: Good communication skills in English.

Strong Excel skills.

High level of analytical and organisational skills

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

What’s in it for you?

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together

Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization

On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives

50% discount on all VF brands

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!

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