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Posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 2:26 AM

Job Description:Source the world's best private label manufacturers and co-packersBecome a category expert across a broad set of categories of fast moving consumer goods (e.g. healthy snacks, B2B items, apparel, household goods, baby products, etc.)Negotiate price and supplier agreementsCreate and manage the RFQ process to select great suppliersWork with our QA department to select only responsible, best-in-class suppliers, including negotiating the best cost and contract termsManage and deepen supplier relationships on an ongoing basis including holding the supplier to quality and compliance requirementsManage the manufacturing process to ensure fast product launchesDevelop negotiation strategies to deliver against business objectives and achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers. This includes periodic rebidding to ensure our costs remain sharpDevelop risk mitigation strategies including contingency plans, lead-time reductions and supply chain efficienciesPartner closely with cross-functional teams including the branded buying team, finance, marketing, operations and transportation to enhance brand equity, grow category sales, expand margin, and ensure customer satisfaction Job Requirements Bachelor's Degree, MBA strongly preferred2-5 years of sourcing and/or product development experienceThe ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization/time management and problem-solving skillsStrong negotiating skillsExpert in ExcelExperience in consumable product categories such as Grocery, Personal Care, Beauty, Household, Pet, Health & Wellness, and BabyProven track record for cultivating strong relationships with key client and supplier stakeholdersProven experience in developing long-term relationships, and negotiating strategic agreements to ensure constant cost and quality improvementsStrong analytical skills including the ability to distill, synthesize, and draw conclusions from large amounts of dataKnowledge of manufacturing, global supply chain, and regulatory requirementsExperience with a general merchandise retailer or consumer packaged goods company.

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