Orderbook Management Specialist III - 6 Month LTD

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Orderbook Management Specialist III – 6 month LTD

adidas – Portland, OR




Proactively analyze customer orderbooks, identify actions to improve deliveries/service, coordinate the implementation of levers to improve performance while communicating status to customers/sales in a clear and accurate manner.



  • Analyze customer orderbook and identify risks to achieving on time deliveries, sales targets and/or strategic objectives
  • Use the orderbook analysis and supply availability projections to identify and action purchasing, order fulfillment, distribution and/or inbound prioritization in coordination with related functions.
  • Effectively communicate orderbook status information to sales and customer teams in a manner that highlights issues, actions taken and/or the need for further decisions
  • Publish weekly supply availability projections to track On Time Availability (OTA) and provide all teams with a consistent measurement (one source of the truth) and early identification of issues
  • Work with Sales account teams to identify orderbook actions, issues and needed changes (e.g. Delivery Blocks, Distros, pricing)
  • Establish relationships with customer merchandising teams to facilitate needed orderbook actions while minimizing the need for direct involvement of the sales team
  • Work with Order Fulfillment team on order prioritization in order to support OTIF targets
  • Identify and escalate delayed orders with respective warehouse and direct ship teams
  • Create delivery notes and resolve delivery note issues to assist with warehouse order flow and facilitate timely shipping
  • Represent the company in a professional manner while communicating effectively with customers, sales teams, and other internal parties regarding the adidas product line, policies and procedures



  • Proficiency in relevant computer systems (SAP, Microsoft- Excel, Outlook)
  • Process transactional data accurately
  • Excellent written, verbal and professional communications
  • Works independently with strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ownership
  • Reviews data to identify trends and initiate improvement actions
  • Proven experience in challenging an existing process(es) and developing unique solutions to problems
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas and focus on critical tasks
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships at various organizational levels and influence others to achieve goals
  • Ability to work in a team environment to accomplish a shared goal



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and related experience; or equivalent combination of education and related experience


  • Experience in a role involving direct interaction with external or internal customers




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Job Title:  Orderbook Management Specialist III - 6 Month LTD

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Sales
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Limited Duration
Number:  512705
Date:  Jun 18, 2024