Burlington Import Operations Analyst in Burlington, New Jersey


If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as an Import Operations Analyst! Do you have strong analytical skills and number acumen? Do you have excellent time management skills and organizational skills, driving towards work efficiencies? Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

As an Import Operations Analyst, you will be an expert in import order procedures including ELC management, testing protocol and port management. Responsibilities include supporting the merchants in managing and tracking licensor brand royalties. You will be a Liaison between merchants and licensor brand managers.

Import Process

  • Partners with Manager, Import Operations, Merchandise Process Analysts, and other cross functional teams to identify process improvements that will systemically reduce merchant time utilization away from their core responsibilities.

  • Identifies opportunities to streamline the import order process, ELC calculation including duty, commissions, freight and other load factors

  • Partners with Import Compliance, Import Transportation, Merchandise Process Analysts (MPAs),Vendor Relations and Supply Chain Initiatives and Legal to problem solve issues with existing or new vendors related to order transmission, style packing, and ticketing, and product testing

  • Implement milestone tracking to update progress and reinforce accountabilities on key import deliverables

Import Analysis and Management

  • Manages all operational functions for import orders: partners with import compliance, transportation, vendors, and legal to determines requirements for the order.

  • Calculates all factors contributing to ELC and provides recommendations to merchant to drive costs down as appropriate

  • Partners with Finance and Business Reporting Group to track Royalties for licensed brands and submit for payment per vendor contracts

  • Partners with MPAs to deliver merchant training on the import process

  • Analyzes order metrics to identify opportunities to improve profit through order management initiatives

  • Works with the Manager of Product Safety and Compliance to determine testing requirements and ensure testing requirements are met

Collaborative Relationships

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationship amongst members of cross-functional teams (Buying, DCs, Vendors, MIO and Supply Chain)

  • Demonstrates and utilizes strong communication skills in interactions with internal and external business partners creating a customer centric environment

  • Serves as the first point of contact for the user community on special order execution processes

  • Responds promptly and accurately to issues and inquiries surfaced by merchants, vendors and MIO business partners

  • Keeps individual, division, and total company goals in mind when making decisions

  • Fosters an environment based on Burlington’s core values


  • Establishes high performance standards, measures and manages performance to achieve those standards, with a high focus on coaching and development

  • Establishes an environment that empowers associates and drives their engagement in their own work and the goals of the team

  • Responsible for maintaining high morale and driving productivity and accuracy, providing coaching in the moment throughout the day and regular feedback.

  • Identifies talent and creates and delivers a high quality on-boarding experience

  • Identifies training gaps and development needs for the team and individual associates and works to develop and deliver appropriate training

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to details

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work at a fast pace and adapt to frequent changes in priorities and processes

  • Strong ability to manage through conflict and problem resolution.

  • Strong ability to analyze process and develop best practices to drive process improvement

  • Ability to achieve high productivity and accuracy

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow through on tasks.

Candidates must have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience, and 1+ years’ experience as Assistant Buyer or equivalent level in other business

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2018-83457
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 2006 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category MIO
Evergreen Yes