Associate Sourcing Manager

Walt Disney Co. Kissimmee , FL 34741

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

DISNEY GLOBAL SOURCING SUPPLIER COMPLIANCE is part of Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division and functions within the Global Product Creation (GPC) organization. The GPC organization is focused on product/merchandise strategy, product & design, product R & D/innovation, and merchandise sourcing. Through these centers of excellence, we deliver high quality, innovative product that is safe and responsibly sourced to consumers in all retail channels around the world, while providing a unique guest experience. The Promotional Products Department supports Disney Parks Experiences, and Products (DPEP) through the sourcing of premiums for giveaway to internal employees and external clients. The team works towards continuously improving supplier relationships and cultivation global and cross-functional partnerships.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist/Manage the merchandise sourcing & production of select promotional products categories for Theme Parks & Resorts internal departments, Disney Stores, and alternative business model opportunities in partnership with the Manager, Promotional Products Department.

  • Partner on vendor strategy, product costing, manage vendor communication and production management related to promotional product categories.

  • Responsible for ensuring products meet established standards for safety and quality including monitoring quarterly Product Review Requests (PRRs) with product integrity partners.

  • Track progress of production cycle against key milestone dates through daily maintenance of the promotional tracking report.

  • Partner with client to align right-fit products and supplier relationships to deliver cost-effective solutions for high volume promotional item sourcing.

  • Continued discovery and updating of processes resulting in consolidated, efficient promotional buying activity.

  • Safeguarding compliance through training and communication with clients in a variety of business units.

  • Communicate production status to partners during meetings as required.

  • Ensure all products are shipped on time to support established promotional event launch dates.

  • Provide accurate shipment status information from factory to client.

  • Contact vendors to follow-up and verify the accuracy of provided data, resolve routine issues and ensure vendor alignment with Disney processes and procedures.

  • Follow up with vendor communication regarding any outstanding samples (Approval, PP/TOP, etc.)

  • Prepare standard ad-hoc reports as requested (production timelines, status updates, etc.).

  • Build strong collaborative relationships with internal and external partners.

  • Manage the promotional process of new experiences, holiday and other key initiatives.

  • Attend cross-functional meetings and quarterly product line review meetings to understand key sourcing issues and action items.

  • Manage and oversee day to day activity with third party suppliers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Comfortable learning new things

  • Adapt quickly

  • Strong Organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience promotional category

  • Sourcing promotional products

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney's iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world's largest children's publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shop

Disney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Merchandise Sourcing & Distribution, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Merchandise Sourcing & Distribution, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Apply NowApply Later

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Associate Team Leader

H&R Block

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 10/4/2021 12:00:00 AM 2022-01-02T00:00 What you'll do... Joining us as an Associate Team Leader, you'll support a single retail office during tax season to consistently exceed client expectations and provide daily operations direction for the tax office. Helping others is what we do best at H&R Block, which means you'll get to see the impact of your work firsthand. You won't prepare taxes in this role, so prior tax preparation experience is not required. You will be a vital part of the team to deliver on our purpose-to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. You'll begin working a flexible part-time schedule in early December as you ramp up for the busy tax season and transition to a full-time schedule from January through April. After working a successful tax season, you may find that you want to apply to return for subsequent seasons, or even apply for advancement opportunities. Day to day, you'll... * Support the Multi-Unit Team Leader, serving as onsite point of contact for tax office associates and clients, ensuring quality and consistent execution that will allow us to promote the value of H&R Block * Execute and hold all tax office associates accountable to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) execution and client service experience, with escalation to the Multi-Unit Team Leader and District General Manager as necessary * Serve as point of contact for onsite escalated client service concerns * Ensure clients are scheduled properly and conflicts are resolved, with escalation to the Multi-Unit Team Leader and District General Manager as necessary * Lead the office from the front desk, providing phone coverage and engaging with clients to deliver an outstanding experience * Lead daily activities to ensure that all tax office associates are scheduled, and work is completed according to deadlines, with attention to quality standards, priorities and overall goals * Lead daily huddles and communicate essential information to office associates About H&R Block...We are here to live our purpose to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and homes. Livelihoods and lives.We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and around the world. When you join our team, you'll add to the momentum of a forward-thinking company - one that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation.It would be even better if you also had... * Experience supervising or managing people * History of delivering outstanding customer experiences Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply!What you'll bring to the team... * Prior experience working in customer service or similar role * Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and manage day-to-day office operations * Customer-centric mindset and strong communication skills * Computer proficient with the ability to use MS Office * Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision * Passionate, determined, resilient under stress and a will to win attitude * Able to work a flexible work schedule of 40 hours per week and flexibility based on business needs * High school diploma / equivalent or higher H&R Block Kissimmee FL

Associate Sourcing Manager

Walt Disney Co.