As a Sourcing Manager you will work from the global head office in Den Bosch. Together in a team of 4 colleagues you are responsible for the development and production of all special promotions for kids. You work closely with the sourcing team in Hong Kong and your colleagues based in Italy. Being the expert on product, cost and capacity, you will often be the direct contact person towards sales and project management. You oversee all pending leads and programs and are also looking out for new trends, materials, production techniques & product innovations.
- You are in charge of all buying activities, cost negotiation, benchmarking.
- You are taking care of vendor risk and relationship management while ensuring product compliance.
- You are not only responsible for pricing and lead-time for sale pitches, but you also take care of new product development and vendor procurement.
- You are responsible for all production lead-time and quality until goods delivered.