Dean Kelly

Dean Kelly

Sales Manager / Sourcing / Product Manager
Location: Long Beach CA
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• Work cross-functionally between China Purchasing Dept., R&D, Factory Managers, Suppliers and North American Design and Sales Managers to establish and execute strategic company objectives.
• Resolve Supply Chain and raw material shortages and quality issues as they arise.
• Responsible for the development and implementation of new material and supplier sourcing strategies directed towards the overall business and operational objectives.
• Manage Suppliers to ensure on time delivery of goods, accurate pricing and project deadlines are met.
• Reduced wicker-weaving labor cost by 23% by introducing a machine loom weaving process.
• Conduct factory audits and evaluate suppliers to ensure company & customer standards are met.
• Research new material capabilities, limitations, costs, development processes, and industry standards.
• Provide product, processes and material expertise to support sales activities; preparing and updating product & material information packets, participating in customer meetings, preparing samples and quotations, and training new Sales and Design members.
• Organize sourcing trips throughout Asia and North America to meet with new and existing suppliers to cultivate and maintain relationships with key material suppliers and sub-factories.

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INTERESTS
  • Surfing
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Motorcycles
  • Fishing.
SPORTS
  • Surfing
  • Skating
  • Snowboarding.
GROUPS
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