Our client is a emerging start up and we are currently working with them to find the next dynamic and driven member to join their team as the Production/Sourcing Manager.Â In this exciting role, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of Sourcing Strategies that deliver on the promise of Design/ Quality/ Value and that are based on the merchandising goals of the business.Â You will be responsible for managing the entire procurement cycle from sourcing, sample development, costing, vendor management, quality assurance and on-time delivery for allÂ company proprietary product.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Domestic and Off-Shore
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Materials research and development
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Identify potential production issues with new product designs connecting early in the development phase with the Design team
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Work closely with Design on sample modification for aesthetic sign off and cost approval
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Project and book production time and accurately track and report progress to timeline
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Negotiate costs based on merchandising goals
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Trouble shoot and resolve potential quality problems
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Partner with Cross-Functional Teams to adhere to Timeline deadlines
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Stay current with emerging manufacturing trends and identify new/strategic vendors
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Establish a vendor performance measurement system and develop preferred supplier relationships
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Identify opportunities and recommendations for re-sourcing and re-negotiation of ongoing collections
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Understand domestic and international market trends for labor rates, raw materials and currency fluctuation
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