KLIM USA
Date Posted: 9/20/2016

Senior Sourcing Manager

  • Company: KLIM USA
  • Country:United States
  • State:Idaho
  • Location: Rigby, Idaho
  • Required Exp: 4 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Senior Sourcing Manager

Department/Group: Sourcing
Reports to: Director of Souring

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A Senior Sourcing Manager is involved with the planning, coordination, evaluation, and control of the manufacturing process. They ensure that goods and services are produced at the correct time, cost, and quality with partners that are compliant to the KLIM standard.

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Manage factory relationships and long-term factory development.
• Constantly evaluate current supply chain with analytic measurable so we can pinpoint weak points and correct results prior to effecting our production.
• Build on sub-supplier resources to control costs and make sure we are at the front of their list when new products are available.
• When developers can’t hit the target price, then negotiate with factories around the world and scheduling contracts along with managing factory terms.
• Responsible for creating contracts with suppliers and tracking compliance and updating in sourcing software with correct terms and condition per the contracts for each factory.
• Day to day interface with the factories to know their strengths and weaknesses.
• Even though the Developer is responsible to hit targets, this position requires an expert in costing; keep on top of developments in fabrics, trims and sewing techniques.
• Support Product Development efforts to maximize sales potential and meet budget goals with an emphasis on gross margin.
• Bill of Materials Costing and Analysis.
• Price Quotation.
• Ensure that lead times are tracked and manage critical path to meet customer delivery.
• Work with Design and Purchasing to develop the production development process which includes: tracking and reporting on time production , quality, vendor compliance and costing.
• Deliver progress reports to management on a weekly basis.
• Initiate and cultivate domestic and global vendor relationships to improve turnaround, quality and cost.
• Drive continuous improvement for the development process to reduce costs and timelines.
• Establish and maintain Work in Process (WIP) tracking report.
• Measure and track Pre-Production process to meet target completion date.
• Ensure orders for Raw Materials and Garment Processing are processed correctly and timely.
• Daily communication with factories and suppliers to discuss pricing, delivery and lead-time issues.
• Daily oversight of raw material and garment manufacturing issues; including production delays, quality issues.
• Coordinate with Logistics regarding transit costs, issues and customer requirements.
• Monitor the Pipeline system to ensure accuracy for planning purposes.
• Provide updated projections to each factory and raw material supplier to book capacity and for financial planning and capacity planning purposes.
• Provide Financial reporting of Account sales and gross margin.
• Special Projects as required.
• Monitor daily communication with Merchandising, Account Team and Customers.
• Maintain and distribute liability reporting of raw materials, trims or finished garments, both for customer and client liability.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume via the Malakye link below.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
• 4+ years of Production experience.
• Strong leadership and highly developed interpersonal skills to lead and manage a team.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external parties.
• Previous experience developing and implementing design/production processes.
• Expert knowledge of garment construction, textiles, fabrics, and Technical packs.
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to change.
• Passionate about delivering great product and value to our customers.
• Accounting knowledge of budgets, forecasting and gross margin calculation.

COMPLEXITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

• Understanding of Marker Making and Raw Material consumption.
• Ability to comprehend Technical Product Specifications.
• Computer skills required: Excel, Word, Outlook email, general computer skills, database experience preferred.
• Organized, effective in time management.

COMMUNICATION / INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

• Fluent in written and verbal English
• Negotiation skills necessary

KEY MEASUREABLES

• On time delivery as a percent of sales.
• Percent returns as a percent of sales.
• Proper capacity to pace with company growth.
• Relationship with vendors and factories.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL EFFORT

Responsibilities may require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advance notice.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Inside work with no exposure to weather conditions.

Travel Required: High

Perks

Date Posted: 9/20/2016

Senior Sourcing Manager

  • Company: KLIM USA
  • Country:United States
  • State:Idaho
  • Location:Rigby, Idaho
  • Required Exp:4 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Senior Sourcing Manager

Department/Group: Sourcing
Reports to: Director of Souring

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A Senior Sourcing Manager is involved with the planning, coordination, evaluation, and control of the manufacturing process. They ensure that goods and services are produced at the correct time, cost, and quality with partners that are compliant to the KLIM standard.

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Manage factory relationships and long-term factory development.
• Constantly evaluate current supply chain with analytic measurable so we can pinpoint weak points and correct results prior to effecting our production.
• Build on sub-supplier resources to control costs and make sure we are at the front of their list when new products are available.
• When developers can’t hit the target price, then negotiate with factories around the world and scheduling contracts along with managing factory terms.
• Responsible for creating contracts with suppliers and tracking compliance and updating in sourcing software with correct terms and condition per the contracts for each factory.
• Day to day interface with the factories to know their strengths and weaknesses.
• Even though the Developer is responsible to hit targets, this position requires an expert in costing; keep on top of developments in fabrics, trims and sewing techniques.
• Support Product Development efforts to maximize sales potential and meet budget goals with an emphasis on gross margin.
• Bill of Materials Costing and Analysis.
• Price Quotation.
• Ensure that lead times are tracked and manage critical path to meet customer delivery.
• Work with Design and Purchasing to develop the production development process which includes: tracking and reporting on time production , quality, vendor compliance and costing.
• Deliver progress reports to management on a weekly basis.
• Initiate and cultivate domestic and global vendor relationships to improve turnaround, quality and cost.
• Drive continuous improvement for the development process to reduce costs and timelines.
• Establish and maintain Work in Process (WIP) tracking report.
• Measure and track Pre-Production process to meet target completion date.
• Ensure orders for Raw Materials and Garment Processing are processed correctly and timely.
• Daily communication with factories and suppliers to discuss pricing, delivery and lead-time issues.
• Daily oversight of raw material and garment manufacturing issues; including production delays, quality issues.
• Coordinate with Logistics regarding transit costs, issues and customer requirements.
• Monitor the Pipeline system to ensure accuracy for planning purposes.
• Provide updated projections to each factory and raw material supplier to book capacity and for financial planning and capacity planning purposes.
• Provide Financial reporting of Account sales and gross margin.
• Special Projects as required.
• Monitor daily communication with Merchandising, Account Team and Customers.
• Maintain and distribute liability reporting of raw materials, trims or finished garments, both for customer and client liability.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume via the Malakye link below.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
• 4+ years of Production experience.
• Strong leadership and highly developed interpersonal skills to lead and manage a team.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external parties.
• Previous experience developing and implementing design/production processes.
• Expert knowledge of garment construction, textiles, fabrics, and Technical packs.
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to change.
• Passionate about delivering great product and value to our customers.
• Accounting knowledge of budgets, forecasting and gross margin calculation.

COMPLEXITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

• Understanding of Marker Making and Raw Material consumption.
• Ability to comprehend Technical Product Specifications.
• Computer skills required: Excel, Word, Outlook email, general computer skills, database experience preferred.
• Organized, effective in time management.

COMMUNICATION / INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

• Fluent in written and verbal English
• Negotiation skills necessary

KEY MEASUREABLES

• On time delivery as a percent of sales.
• Percent returns as a percent of sales.
• Proper capacity to pace with company growth.
• Relationship with vendors and factories.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL EFFORT

Responsibilities may require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advance notice.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Inside work with no exposure to weather conditions.

Travel Required: High

Perks

Date Posted: 9/20/2016

Senior Sourcing Manager

  • Company: KLIM USA
  • Country:United States
  • State:Idaho
  • Location:Rigby, Idaho
  • Required Exp:4 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available