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Job Title
Global Sourcing Manager
Location
Metuchen, New Jersey
Zip/Postal Code
08840
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Accessories
Home Fashion
Textiles
Job Function
Manufacturing
Sourcing / Vend Compliance
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)

Global Sourcing Manager

About Us:

Franco Manufacturing Co., Inc. has been a leading international producer of home fashions for over 50 years.  Our products include bedding; pillows; throws; towels; and other home accessories.  Our popular licensed properties including Disney, Hasbro, Nickelodeon, Warner Brothers, and many more.   Franco products can be found at major mass market retailers, specialty stores, discount stores and department stores.

Responsibilities

In this highly visible position, you will be responsible for overseeing strategies and buy plans to purchase products from overseas suppliers while managing aggressive sourcing policies and developing and maintaining positive vendor relationships.  Duties include:

  • Regularly travel to foreign countries to develop new sources, negotiate prices, monitor social compliance and security, and ensure quality and on-time delivery of merchandise.
  • Establish cost pricing at desired economic levels and negotiate with vendors to achieve targeted gross margins.
  • Ensure accuracy of all documentation and record keeping for management of monthly cash flow, replenishment business demands, and cost standards.
  • Work with Import Department to ensure proper and timely documentation of shipments and cost controls.
  • Work with QC Management to maintain quality controls and ensure standards are consistently maintained.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience with strong background in overseas sourcing, manufacturing and costing. 

Strong understanding of fabric construction and print techniques required along with understanding of global sourcing trends and strategies.
Outstanding negotiation skills are essential along with strong management competence. 
Previous international travel is a must. 
Experience in home textiles a strong plus.

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