Sourcing Manager/Director (Old Bridge)

  • Old Bridge, NJ

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Executive Management



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Organization
Confidential
Job Title
Sourcing Manager/Director - Soft Home Products
Location
New Jersey, New Jersey
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Home Fashion
Job Function
Manufacturing
Product Management
Quality / Testing
Sourcing / Vend Compliance
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)
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Sourcing Manager/Director - Soft Home Products
We are seeking a Sourcing Manager/Director to oversee sourcing strategies and purchasing for soft home products in a highly intensive SKU environment. Responsibilities include managing aggressive sourcing policies and developing and maintaining positive vendor relationships and include:
* Regularly travel to foreign countries to develop new sources, negotiate prices, monitor social compliance and security, and ensure quality and on-time delivery of merchandise.
* Establish cost pricing at desired economic levels and negotiate with vendors to achieve targeted gross margins.
* Ensure accuracy of all documentation and record keeping for management of monthly expenses, replenishment business demands, and cost standards.
* Work with Import Department to ensure proper and timely documentation of shipments and cost controls.
* Provide hands-on management and direction to both local and overseas product teams to ensure production details are appropriately addressed.
* Work with QC Management to maintain quality controls and ensure standards are consistently maintained.
A minimum of 15 years' of strong overseas sourcing, manufacturing and costing experience is required. Understanding of fabric construction and print techniques and strong negotiation skills are essential.
Experience travelling, negotiating and working directly with Chinese factories is a must. Soft home experience preferred.

A minimum of 15 years' of strong overseas sourcing, manufacturing and costing experience is required. Understanding of fabric construction and print techniques and strong negotiation skills are essential. Experience travelling, negotiating and working directly with Chinese factories is a must. Soft home experience preferred.


Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality


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