Global Sourcing Manager at FabFitFun, Inc.
FabFitFun is a fast-growing and innovative lifestyle subscription brand seeking an experienced Manager of Global Sourcing to join the team at our Los Angeles HQ. This newly created role is responsible for building and leading a team responsible for sourcing, vendor management, and creating sustainable processes to manage sourcing, production and delivery throughout a global supply chain. They will work to nurture and grow our internal house brand lines. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial mindset, is motivated to do what it takes to get the job done, has a sense of urgency and a positive attitude.
What you’ll do:
- Recruit, motivate, develop, and lead a team of high performing sourcing professionals both in the US and overseas
- Develop sourcing strategy to support management of a world class supply chain
- Build and leverage strong working relationships with suppliers and factories to assure cost, quality and delivery targets are met
- Nurture partnerships with Buyers and Product Development from product curation through delivery
- Conduct market intelligence research by interacting with key factories, suppliers, industry associations, and internal stakeholders to collect relevant information to assess current and future impact on product and market trends.
- Be the in house expert on manufacturing techniques and provide alternate production and material options to mitigate costs and production risks
What you’ll bring:
- Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain or related field
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in sourcing, purchasing or supply chain management with a focus on strategic sourcing and supplier development with a minimum of 3 in a leadership/managerial capacity
- Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural environment
- High degree of emotional intelligence and empathy; able to build relationships with different cultures from around the world
- Ability to create strategic plans and execute them
- Bi-lingual (Chinese is a plus)
- Flexibility to travel is a must
What you’ll get:
- Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in the US that is revolutionizing ecommerce
- Opportunity to own the quality function for multiple company verticals including beauty, fashion, home and more
- Amazing benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401k
- Flexible PTO
- Catered meals, kitchen stocked with great snacks and drinks
- Free FabFitFun subscription and quarterly credit in the Add-Ons store