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Chapters Jobs – Global Sourcing Manager

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Job Description:

As the Manager, Global Sourcing you will manage the development, sourcing, and production of all Indigo proprietary product, from conception through to delivery. This role ensures sourced product meets the quality, design and sustainability standards of the business and is produced and delivered within cost and margin expectations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively network within the industry, while building supplier and agent relationships
  • Negotiate product cost with all vendors, ensuring target price and margin are achieved
  • Allocate seasonal developments by vendor, in alignment with the long-range sourcing strategy
  • Partner with vendors to manage exceptions to T&A calendar
  • Forecasting – insure adherence to capacity demand plans
  • Act as the liaison between internal and external partners for all concerns and inquiries
  • Support execution of Global Sourcing strategy
  • Identify and maintain a vendor network that meets needs of assigned categories
  • Ensure production quality, including verification that components and fabrics match back to standards
  • Manage development of product that meets design vision and margin/cost parameters established by planning and merchant teams
  • Provide technical manufacturing expertise

Qualification & Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of product sourcing, production and product development processes
  • Thorough understanding of brand pricing strategy, margin expectations and SKU Plans
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Previous experience in product development and sourcing sleepwear/fashion accessory/textile products across global markets required
  • Intermediate skills in Web PDM, Word and Excel
  • 5-7 years’ product management experience in a retail environment
  • Previous experience negotiating product cost

Job Details:

Company: Chapters

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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