Branded Is Hiring!

Senior Purchasing Manager


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 Senior Purchasing Manager, You will be responsible for achieving:
• Hire, train, develop and set goals for the purchasing team members to direct the function effectively towards business objectives.
• Supervise and guide the key purchasing phases such as supplier onboarding, negotiation, product data collection, production planning, payment processing and delivery.
• Identify, communicate and solve complex issues related to production, delivery, contracts, shipments and other purchasing-related matters.
• Oversee production ramp of new products and suppliers to guarantee market launch according to planned costs, timescales and quality.
• Conduct intensive communication with overseas cross-functional teams to coordinate daily supply-chain actions.
• Implement purchasing strategies and best practices to achieve a position of high leverage, high compliance and low risk across the China supply base.
• All products in the company met their required purchasing KPIs, including:

  • 90% or more reorder POs achieving on-time delivery.
  • The average delivery time of POs is within +/-10% of the planned lead time.
  • The average cost of goods over the year has decreased.
  • There have been zero purchasing exceptions resulting in direct loss to the business. • Play as Individual Contributor on day-to-day supplier management (PO Submission, Cost Negotiation, QC Inspection Scheduleduling, Freight Management and Supplier Performance Monitoring etc.) • All procurement data is accurately entered into the ERP and updated frequently enough to match reality on any given day.

Preferred Experience

*Who you are *:
• 10+ years experience in consumer-products purchasing

  • preferably within a fast-paced distribution, wholesale or FMCG sectors
  • You have demonstrated experience working with high SKU counts, sourcing multiple suppliers and delivering exceptional product service to customers across many countries.
  • Experience in Amazon or other e-commerce is an advantage. • Proficient in written and spoken English, with experience working in wholly foreign-owned company(s) and global teams. • Strong data analytical skills and have rich experience of ERP systems such as SAP, Oracal or bespoke company tailored inventory planning systems. • Familiar with factory and trade operations. • You are results driven, highly organised and able to prioritise workloads with competing priorities and deadlines. • 5+ years experience as a team leader. • Open-Minded and Flexible. You must be curious to learn and try new things, not just direct-copy from others. Evidence of creative thinking is required. Should be able to support anyone else in the organisation at any time, even if fully outside of their job scope.

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 ()

Sounds like something made for you?