A Global Sourcing Company, Worldwide Retail company with stores in Europe. Sourcing Offices in Asia. The office in Vietnam mainly deals with Home & Hardgoods department.
To work with Product Manager to source for right products from right suppliers with right prices and export outside the country (Vietnam or South East Asia) for retailers in France and Spain mainly.
- Source for new products & new suppliers
- Maintain and develop a reliable a supplier database
- Ensure factory audits are complaints
- Negotiate with vendors and realize cost saving/quality targets through pro active vendor management
- Negotiate prices with suppliers and discuss with them product modification in order to reach the required target prices or quality compliance if required
- Propose new product/concept/ready-to-sell with packing and design team
- Make the samples development with the suppliers according to sourcing book and orientation given by the marketing and buying team
- Inquire about the conformity of suppliers’ products to EU standards in relation with local laboratories, and to ensure conformity of commodity regulations and company requirements together with suppliers and laboratories
- Ensure product qualification by working closely with quality team & designer
- Arrange and attend business trips locally and other South East Asia countries for sourcing trips or factories visits with buyers
- Prepare showroom and factory visit for buyer’s trip
- Assist to implement purchasing process/organize and maintain all purchasing documentations and documentations and records
- Participate to the fairs in all Southeast Asia