Global Sourcing Associate 9/8/2016

Uline Pleasant Prairie, WI

Company
Uline
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29680223
AJE Ref #
576120835
Location
Pleasant Prairie, WI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Uline - Shipping Supply Specialists

"The people I work with are as passionate as I am."
"I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career."

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference.

We're looking for the best and brightest to take our Merchandising department to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in global sourcing, product development, marketing or retail, Uline is the company for you.

GLOBAL SOURCING ASSOCIATE

Uline seeks a Global Sourcing Associate at its Corporate Headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

Join us to experience why Uline has been designated with the Forbes 2016 America's Best Employers award.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

* Communicate with vendors on performance improvements, cost reductions and maintenance of best-in-class quality standards.
* Research and analyze overseas and domestic suppliers.
* Coordinate and lead overseas travel and factory visits with upper management.
* Assist in the development of global sourcing activities and strategies.
* Collaborate with Product teams in managing vendor relationships over multiple product lines.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

* 100% FLUENT IN BOTH ENGLISH AND MANDARIN (BOTH WRITTEN AND VERBAL).
* Bachelor's degree.
* 1+ yearexperience directly sourcing products from overseas factories PREFERRED.
* Understanding of Chinese and Taiwanese cultures and business practices.
* Understanding of international logistics PREFERRED.
* Available for 15% overseas travel.
* Ability to prioritize with strong attention to detail.

BENEFITS

* Complete insurance coverage - medical, dental, vision, life.
* State-of-the-art fitness center and gourmet cafeteria.
* 401(k) with company match.
* Generous paid time off.
* Tuition reimbursement.
* 3 bonus programs.

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