DEMDACO is a gift and home dcor company based in Leawood, KS. We strive to "lift the spirit" with our customers, consumers and colleagues by partnering with artists representing a wide range of styles and mediums and whose work is consistent with our values - "pursuing business the way it ought to be." Products are curated through this filter then carefully reproduced by skilled craftspeople around the world. Under the DEMDACO brand, our product categories include Gifts, Home Dcor, Entertaining, Fashion, Baby and Willow Tree. For more than 20 years, DEMDACO has strived to "Lift the Spirit" in times of celebration, when comfort is needed, or just to put a smile on someone's face.
We believe that business in not merely a financial endeavor, but first-and-foremost, a human endeavor. This philosophy guides our business decisions and informs how the company interacts with colleagues and customers and it leads our efforts in creating a dynamic workplace.
In order to be considered a candidate for this position, you must submit your resume/application and complete the Culture Index Survey below:
As the , you will be the subject matter expert in sourcing and product management. The Sourcing Manager acts as the primary liaison between Operations, Buying Agents and factory partners on sourcing related matters. This role serves as a champion and a consultant; providing proactive information and solutions to key stakeholders.
You're an assertive, proactive person and possess the ability to think ahead and move forward to attain goals. You like to work in a fast-paced environment and thrive on change and problem-solving. You are a driven person and actively look for ways to initiate change.
Experience and Skills
As a subject matter expert in sourcing and product management, the Sourcing Manager acts as the primary liaison between Operations, Buying Agents and factory partners on sourcing related matters. This role serves as a champion and a consultant; providing proactive information and solutions to key stakeholders. A high degree of relationship fostering, autonomy, and a keen sense of judgement over complex problems are critical to the success of this role.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to succeed in a fast-paced environment through streamlining system and processes to support our aggressive growth. Is someone who leads through example; creating a collaborative and supportive environment that results in deliverables that are on time and in budget.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Also, an individual must demonstrate an overall positive attitude and enthusiasm for the business philosophy, culture, and strategic direction that exists at DEMDACO. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Moderate noise level. 25-35% international travel required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally be required to lift up to 15 lbs.
Competitive based compensation program
401(k) with company match,
Time off includes PTO, plus 5 "Lift the Spirit" Days designed to assist with volunteer efforts and helping others
Annual Giving Day
Generous product discounts
Casual work atmosphere
On-site fitness center
Potential for annual bonus based on company performance
Company paid- short and long-term disability