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Global Sourcing Manager

Corporate | Mattoon, IL Distribution Cntr | Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Job Title:               Global Sourcing Manager

Reports To:           Vice President of Purchasing

Job Location:        Mattoon, IL and China

FLSA Status:         Exempt

                                                                                           

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Plans and leads the global sourcing process to include market and baseline analysis, managing suppliers, developing and implementing strategies, negotiations, performing supplier capability assessments, continuous improvement and benchmarking products. The Sourcing Manager operates independently and manages highly complex cross-functional projects.
 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
  • Manages new product launching, consulting and the product approval processes.
  • Negotiate agreements and agreement related duties.
  • Identifies and cultivates new business relationships related to products and product development services.
  • Manages commercial and supplier aspects of product development and sourcing projects.
  • Works with team members on conducting general market research in various categories as well as research into potential suppliers, product specifications and resources.
  • Conducts supplier analysis, evaluates potential suppliers, and manages the overall supplier qualification process, develops and create sourcing plans, requests for proposal, and other sourcing documents, evaluates and recommends purchasing and sourcing decision to management.
  • Manages the sampling and product approval process for the project.
  • Requires travel

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years experience with global product sourcing
  • 3 years experience with products related to Rural King, such as power tools, hardware, toys, and home décor. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard/phone
  • Close vision for PC work

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.