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Manager of Sourcing and Procurement

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Job Description: 
Primary Purpose: The Manager of Sourcing and Procurement is expected to consistently deliver measurable and strategic goals to enable an ongoing, continuous supply chain of all HS products. Manager of Sourcing and Procurement must also collaborate effectively, internally and with suppliers. Other responsibilities include developing effective negotiation strategies to enable success; and managing market complexity. This position also manages other procurement professionals within the department as well. 

Essential Functions
  • Employ strong knowledge of key industry players, competitors and market dynamics.
  • Effectively develop and lead complex sourcing strategies and manage suppliers and internal networks to deliver best in class performance.
  • Consistently deliver measurable and strategic goals to enable bottom-line and top-line company growth, and corporate social responsibility leadership.
  • Develop effective negotiation strategies to enable success.
  • Leverage effective business and professional relationships with strategic suppliers and industry players.
  • Professionally manage and measure suppliers for continuous performance and improvement.
  • Proficiently employ programs and project management tools and techniques.
  • Independently solve problems and make decisions for strategic execution and tactical issues within the relevant portfolio of projects and or processes.
  • Provide day to day oversight and with a ‘hands on’ execution role.
  • Effectively motivate and collaborate within the team.
  • Ensure consistent and adequate follow-up with President on a regular basis.
  • Other duties assigned as necessary; responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration required or related field or equivalent experience and education. ​ 
  • Minimum 6-10 years analytical, planning, procurement, supply chain or other relevant experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of market analysis, sourcing category strategy, supplier relationship management and negotiations, supplier continuous improvement programs.
  • Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices.
  • Bi-lingual English / Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to travel within the U.S. and internationally
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Sales and Warehousing
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, & Excel); experience with Famous software a plus 
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field. 
  • Minimum 6-10 years of related industry experience. 
Physical Demands:
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 talk or hear. The employee must frequently stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Environmental Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Work environment is usually fast paced with frequent short deadlines and regular instances of critical or unusual situations requiring a high level of adaptability and flexibility.
  • Field of work includes offices and in some instances the warehouse and surrounding grounds.
  • Limited hazards due to visits to warehouse and surrounding areas.


Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.




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