Global Sourcing Specialist-SPP
Staples - Overland Park, KS

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Global Sourcing Specialist-SPP : 847094 Position Summary Support Global Sourcing Manager in product development, sourcing, and supplier management Primary Responsibilities Use creativity to initiate and support product development, work with Merchandising/Special Order staff and create product specifications ( words and images) Research potential products to understand all components, e.g. materials, assembly, functions etc to insure correct products are sourced and produced; Develop and submit RFQ’s to overseas suppliers and analyze responses; Work with Compliance staff and gain working knowledge of item classification and product safety requirements Estimate freight cost, duties, taxes and other components in import costs Perform cost analysis and develop final quotations Follow up and collect client feedback after the quote is submitted; Negotiate and monitor pricing and payment terms with overseas suppliers Set up SKU’s and create purchase orders Examine and evaluate pre-production samples to insure all details are correct and provide feedback to agents/factories for improvement Coordinate with overseas agents and GS Operation to monitor production and shipping schedules
        Qualifications
        Basic
        • Degree in Business or related field
        • Minimum of 1 year experience in sourcing, supply management or a related field
        Preferred
        • Familiar with ASI suppliers product categories and pricing structure
        • Effective team player, ability to work with cross-functional teams and people from different backgrounds
        • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
        • Fast learner with interests in understanding different production processes and attention to details
        • Strong analytical, interpersonal and a negotiating skills
        • PC proficient, strong in MS Excel

        Job : Procurement
        Location(s) : US-KS-Overland Park

        Schedule : Full-time
        Job Level : Non-Manager
        Shift : Day Job
        Job Type : Entry Level

        Employment Statement
        Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the diversity of our people, products, and services.

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