19 days old

Sourcing Manager

Samsonite Company Stores, LLC
Mansfield, MA 02048
  • Job Code
    3565
Description:
Overview

The Sourcing Manager leads product related decision making about price and production schedule with vendors. Develops relationships and collaborates with product marketing, designers and sales in order to achieve the delivery of trend-right products that meet quality, design, timing and cost specifications. In partnership with the Samsonite China office, negotiates vendor selection, to-market calendar and final price. Has leadership accountability for brand or products as assigned and manages special projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • Partner with sales, marketing and design to execute product strategies. Includes responsibility to drive decision making on calendar management and cost containment alternatives. Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Participate in supplier evaluations, selection and qualification initiatives. Maintains positive supplier relationships in accordance with policies and procedures. Investigate and proactively address quality, delivery and production issues with suppliers; escalate for management direction when necessary. Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar.
  • Understand current vendor matrix and performance standards (i.e., quality, on time delivery, product compliance, pricing and service) in order to make value added and strategic recommendations.
  • Recommend vendor for orders based on capabilities evaluations and understanding of strategic business needs.
  • Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar from the time of initial concept, project closing, purchase orders and initial shipment
  • Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Initiate and manage cost negotiation with suppliers to achieve the pricing and margin objectives.
  • Responsible for assigned product or brand portfolio to meet sourcing strategy and cost containment objectives as part of execution of the line plan.
  • Manage, track and insure data integrity of data: cost, weights, dimensions, Standard, etc. in SAP
  • Possible international travel to meet with finished goods vendors, typically China and South East Asia

Note: **Nothing in the job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with sales, marketing and design to execute product strategies. Includes responsibility to drive decision making on calendar management and cost containment alternatives. Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Participate in supplier evaluations, selection and qualification initiatives. Maintains positive supplier relationships in accordance with policies and procedures. Investigate and proactively address quality, delivery and production issues with suppliers; escalate for management direction when necessary. Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar.
  • Understand current vendor matrix and performance standards (i.e., quality, on time delivery, product compliance, pricing and service) in order to make value added and strategic recommendations.
  • Recommend vendor for orders based on capabilities evaluations and understanding of strategic business needs.
  • Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar from the time of initial concept, project closing, purchase orders and initial shipment
  • Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Initiate and manage cost negotiation with suppliers to achieve the pricing and margin objectives.
  • Responsible for assigned product or brand portfolio to meet sourcing strategy and cost containment objectives as part of execution of the line plan.
  • Manage, track and insure data integrity of data: cost, weights, dimensions, Standard, etc. in SAP
  • Possible international travel to meet with finished goods vendors, typically China and South East Asia

Note: **Nothing in the job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Qualifications:

  • Partner with sales, marketing and design to execute product strategies. Includes responsibility to drive decision making on calendar management and cost containment alternatives. Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Participate in supplier evaluations, selection and qualification initiatives. Maintains positive supplier relationships in accordance with policies and procedures. Investigate and proactively address quality, delivery and production issues with suppliers; escalate for management direction when necessary. Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar.
  • Understand current vendor matrix and performance standards (i.e., quality, on time delivery, product compliance, pricing and service) in order to make value added and strategic recommendations.
  • Recommend vendor for orders based on capabilities evaluations and understanding of strategic business needs.
  • Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar from the time of initial concept, project closing, purchase orders and initial shipment
  • Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Initiate and manage cost negotiation with suppliers to achieve the pricing and margin objectives.
  • Responsible for assigned product or brand portfolio to meet sourcing strategy and cost containment objectives as part of execution of the line plan.
  • Manage, track and insure data integrity of data: cost, weights, dimensions, Standard, etc. in SAP
  • Possible international travel to meet with finished goods vendors, typically China and South East Asia

Note: **Nothing in the job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Responsibilities:

  • Partner with sales, marketing and design to execute product strategies. Includes responsibility to drive decision making on calendar management and cost containment alternatives. Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Participate in supplier evaluations, selection and qualification initiatives. Maintains positive supplier relationships in accordance with policies and procedures. Investigate and proactively address quality, delivery and production issues with suppliers; escalate for management direction when necessary. Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar.
  • Understand current vendor matrix and performance standards (i.e., quality, on time delivery, product compliance, pricing and service) in order to make value added and strategic recommendations.
  • Recommend vendor for orders based on capabilities evaluations and understanding of strategic business needs.
  • Create and manage adherence to commitment calendar from the time of initial concept, project closing, purchase orders and initial shipment
  • Identify detailed product cost, to include freight, packaging and related requirements. Will include accountability as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned brand or product categories.
  • Initiate and manage cost negotiation with suppliers to achieve the pricing and margin objectives.
  • Responsible for assigned product or brand portfolio to meet sourcing strategy and cost containment objectives as part of execution of the line plan.
  • Manage, track and insure data integrity of data: cost, weights, dimensions, Standard, etc. in SAP
  • Possible international travel to meet with finished goods vendors, typically China and South East Asia

Note: **Nothing in the job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.





Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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