A vision born on a chairlift, tested in the sand, proven on the urban streets. Skullcandy embodies exclusive designs by some of today's most notorious artists, fused with team-inspired state-of-the-art technology in both function and form, remixed to a thumping beat. Our Skullcandy corporate office is located in Park City, Utah.
Work closely with the Director of Sourcing to create and execute sourcing and commodity strategies for the organization.
Evaluate design concepts for manufacturability and assist suppliers to design the most effective production lines that are based on best practices for quality and efficiency.
Work with the Product Development and manufacturing partners to implement Lean manufacturing techniques.
Develop and implement manufacturing strategies and design rules for future product programs
Lead Manufacturing partners to develop and maintain company manufacturing process, procedure documentation and training materials to identify and implement process & procedure improvements.
Support continuous improvement and lean practices internally and externally
Supplier and Supply Market Analysis - to conduct detailed supplier and supply market analysis looking at currency shifts and fluctuations, productivity rates, geopolitical stability, labor stability and costs, etc.
Cost Modeling - to construct detailed cost models/purchase price analysis of products and services, typically this will require supplier visits and detailed BOM analysis to create a complete understanding of the cost structure of suppliers.
Strategic Analysis - to conduct project analysis that turns the information gathered into insightful, well-structured sourcing options and opportunities.
Sourcing seek out potential suppliers; execute strategic sourcing process by creating and executing RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs for new and existing suppliers.
Supplier Qualification support supplier qualification team in auditing and qualification process.
Contract Management - to prepare, negotiate and implement appropriate forms of contract and pricing commitments with suppliers.
Supplier Performance Management - to ensure that supplier/Skullcandy relationships and processes are properly established, communicated and managed. Monitor, report, manage and continuously improve supplier performance.
Work with Quality, Product, and Vendors to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives to reduce quality defects, late deliveries, and improve product value.
Lead S&OP reporting activities for Sourcing; become the data quality gate keeper that identifies discrepancies/gaps and works with the necessary sources to monitor and cleanse the data
Represent Sourcing in cross-functional projects/initiatives.
Drive continue process improvement in Sourcing.
Remain current with industry best practices and macro trends for the Sourcing group.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors or Master's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering
Experience with Lean manufacturing
5+ years of direct sourcing experience, with preference given to Asian Pacific sourcing experience.
Must be willing to travel for 4-6 times annually for periods up to 2 weeks each time.
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally