Branded Is Hiring!

Sourcing Manager (SZ)


At BRANDED, we are building a global digital consumer product platform that transforms marketplace sellers into international brands loved by millions. We hire talented individuals who are enthusiastic in partnering with the most successful founders of third-party brands on Amazon and other marketplaces to help them unlock growth and achieve global scale.

Since inception in late 2020, we have quickly scaled our platform to a growing portfolio of best-selling brands with more than 700,000 reviews on Amazon's marketplace, collectively generating $150m in gross revenue. Through our global presence in New York, Paris, Miami, London, Berlin and Asia, we have the ability to create a preeminent global multi-brand e-commerce platform in a growing e-commerce marketplace.

BRANDED's leadership team is composed of e-commerce pioneers and senior executives from Goldman Sachs, SoftBank, Lazada, Alibaba and Amazon, and combines decades of investment, technology, operation and supply chain experience. Leading investors have joined our journey including Target Global, Declaration Partners, Tiger Global, Kreos Capital, Lurra Capital, Regah Ventures, Kima Ventures and Vine Ventures.

We are looking for top talent to join us!

Job Description

What you will do:
We are building up our Global Soucing Team in Shenzhen. As a Sourcing Manager, You will:
• Manage the sourcing and purchasing activities such as price, T&C negotiations and to
ensure continuity of supply, reduce total costs and prepare for future sourcing challenges for the specific product line/category.
• Drive the sourcing execution for multi-categories and multi-brands. Implement in the supply based management strategies that lead to source products based on the brand criteria while paying attentation to Cost, Quality, Lead-time, on-time delivery, Inventory etc.
• Negotiate price based in-depth understanding of raw material, product and components.
• Monitor project progress and develop corrective actions to keep projects on track. Collaborate with cross functional teams (QC, PD, Purchasing) to continually optimize the process and identify cost recuction/saving opportunities.
• Ensure all supplier quotations and samples are completed on a timely basis for appropriate decision making to meet objectives.
• Select, assess and qualify suppliers, negotiate long-term contracts where applicable and maintain supplier performance.
• Team work with Senior Sourcing Manager/ Sourcing Manager to determine supplier strategic competencies.
• Adhoc duties and project work as required to support the operational performance of the business.

Preferred Experience

*Who you are *:
• Bachelor’s degree in business management, supply chain/operations management.
• 10 years relevant working experience in buying office / trading /manufacturing industries
• Strong presentation and writing skills. Excellent communication skills and thorough understanding of cross cultural communications.
• Handle day to day work challenges confidently; willing and able to adjust to mutiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid change; Showing resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations.
• Ability to work independently, establishing priorities, setting goals and decision making.
• Good negotiation skills in working with suppliers on product and price.
• Strong production knowledge, good understanding of specifications, components and constraction.
• Candidates with a strong sourcing network will be considered a priority.

We are seeking for people who:
• You can have chance to lead project on your own and get support from team from all aspects.
• We are putting you on a cutting-edge bussine model platform and providing superior leaderhip team from magnate companies with excellent insights of E-commerce, Supply Chain, Markrting, Technology and Operation.
• Agile Team.
• Competitive Salary and Benefits.

Recruitment Process

Next steps
If you are ready to join our fast-paced new company, apply below! I will personally review your application within the following week. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, I will invite you for a first phone call.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin will be considered. No qualified applicants will be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Shenzhen, China ()

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