Senior Manager of Sourcing - ReqCode 16000D26

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/22/2016

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


DescriptionThe Senior Sourcing Manager- Americas sets the direction and implement strategies that maximize the development, production and QC of Private Brand Apparel in the Americas, including Central America, South America, Mexico, Caribbean and the US Domestic market. Collaborates directly with internal Product Management team to develop sourcing and production solutions.

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for Americas sourcing, production, and QC leadership and working in conjunction with US based Materials Testing, compliance, fabric and technical design teams. Monitor WIP and time lines for all production in the Americas to facilitate on time delivery. Manage CA factory and mill capacity to ensure timely delivery of products.

Develop and direct the strategy to maximize production opportunities in the Americas (US, Mexico, Central America, South America and Caribbean.)
Maintain an ongoing expert working knowledge of suppliers and manufacturing capabilities in the Americas by category and market trends within both hardlines and softlines.

Monitor and report monthly the trends in all currencies, materials, labor costs and global issues affecting sourcing and production decisions. Issue recommendations to mitigate impact or maximize on opportunity as trends develop. Performs any ad- hoc projects as assigned by senior management supervisor

Develop a vendor matrix and maintain the supplier score card for manufactures in the Americas

Negotiate costs, terms and placement of all product developed by Product Development in the Americas

Collaborate with the US and Asia based partners to integrate and maximize the total sourcing efforts.
QualificationsAdditional Responsibilities and Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree preferred

7+ years of relevant experience

Sound leadership and problem solving skills

Ability to work well with people of diverse cultures

Advanced knowledge of apparel factory production and QA

Factory/Mill Capacity planning experience

Travel up to 30% of job
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