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Sourcing Manager Wanted for Fast Growing Ecommerce Company - Full Time Role

Published on the October 06, 2020 in Finance & Management

About this project

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Do you know how to source high quality products in Mexico?
Are you looking for a full-time role working in a fast-growing ecommerce company?
Do you want to grow internally as part of our core team?

If so, we need to talk!

We're a new ecommerce company with capital ready to launch over 20 products in the next 18 months. We are hiring a sourcing expert based in Mexico to find suppliers for our latest products locally, and also develop international relationships with suppliers in Vietnam and Taiwan. The successful applicant will be a key part of our team and will grow as we grow.


role description & responsibilities:
- create outreach email and specifications pdf to send to suppliers
- find and develop relationships with local sourcing agents in other countries, specifically vietnam and taiwan
- outreach all suppliers and document everything in our monday board as per our company sop's
- negotiate terms with suppliers
- get samples created and manage communications to ensure they're being produced as per our specifications
- get sample sent to inspector and make sure we receive an accurate inspection report
- finalize po including ddp shipping
- action an order with the supplier
- work with our designer to create the packaging design, product inserts, product graphics and amazon image stack
- work with a photographer to produce professional photos
- work with a videographer to produce professional videos
- work with a copywriter to write the listing copy

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outcomes:
- successfully source and order new products
- build a rolodex of reliable suppliers and sourcing agents in key manufacturing countries
- document all supplier information into monday
- continue to develop sop's in our organization
- reduce current reliance on china for our supply chain by sourcing products in other countries
- reduce workload and reliance on a successful supply chain from management team
- create world-class products with our designers, copywriters and photographers

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we expect you to have/be:
- great spoken and written english
- great spoken and written spanish
- fast worker with quick turnarounds
- past experience sourcing products
- local manufacturing connections in mexico in several manufacturing industries
- ability to develop relationships with suppliers and sourcing agents in vietnam and taiwan
- follows sop's to a tee
- clear communication
- experience with slite, monday, and slack
- creative thinker and problem solver
- shows initiative
- confident

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hiring process:
to make sure there are no surprises when applying, below you'll find our hiring process. Please do not apply if you are not comfortable completing the following

1. Apply for the role and answer some simple application questions
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We will review all applicants and shortlist to the top 5
3. We will complete a short interview with each applicant
4. We will shortlist again to the final 3
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We will then ask all remaining applicants to complete a PAID test task to better understand your skills and how you work.
6. We will hire the best applicant

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COMPENSATION:
This is a full time role and the salary will align with your experience

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GOAL:
We are looking for a sourcing expert we can work with for the next 3+ years, so please only apply if you're serious about your work and are ready to help us on an ongoing basis

Project overview

All project information is explained above. If anything is unclear please let us know.

Category Finance & Management
Subcategory Project management
Project size Medium-sized project and team
Is this a project or a position? Project
Required availability As needed

Deadline: Not specified

Skills needed

Project Management Scrum Management

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