TEMP Senior Manager, Sourcing (Soft Goods) - SPEEDO

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description

- Help build and drive short and long-term finished good and raw material sourcing strategies- Enhance supply chain efficiency and speed to market capabilities for soft goods product.- Understand and take advantage of duty and macro cost efficiencies for margin maximization.- Anticipate, review and manage macro cost trends to maximize benefits.- Manage fact-based cost negotiations on seasonal and carryover styles, with input from cross-functional teams as necessaryIdentify, develop and calibrate new vendor partners to meet and exceed Speedo and PVH standards and goals- Lead as primary owner of vendor partnerships- Drive continued development and calibration of vendors into strategic partners- Own and maintain vendor profile data for cross-functional teams and systems- Maintain ongoing management of existing vendor risk mitigation (financial solvency, capital expenditures)- Drive efforts to improve vendor performance related KPIs and compliance- Based on sourcing strategies, allocate seasonal program development and production to vendor partners- Lead vendor capacity collaboration and negotiation with cross-functional teams- Manage Speedo Supply KPI and Operational Excellence reporting with contributions from appropriate Supply team members


5-8 years professional experience in sourcing, production or product development in apparel and/or textile industriesGarment development background and production and sourcing experience necessary

Basic computer (MS Office) and cloud-based management software (PLM and/or ERP) proficiencyAttention to detailProcess execution and follow-upExcellent interpersonal skills, able to influence and communicate with all levelsWorks both independently and collaborativelyAbility to develop relationships within the department, with global partners and external contacts

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