Sourcing Manager

Casper New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Looking for a job to get you out of bed?

Casper is looking for a Global Sourcing Manager to join our Supply Chain team. This person will report into the Global Sourcing Director and will work closely with Casper's entire cross functional team from Operation, Legal, Merchandising, Quality Engineering to Logistics. You'll interface with our supplier base and help to deliver the sleep products that have been designed by Casper's Product team.

Casper (casper.com) was created to re-imagine sleep from the ground up, beginning with its obsessively engineered, outrageously comfortable mattress. All of Casper's sleep products - including its pillow, bedding, and furniture - are developed in-house by the company's award-winning R&D team in San Francisco. Casper was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in the World and its eponymous mattress was crowned one of TIME Magazine's Best Inventions.

We are deeply committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce so that we represent all those who dream big equally.

When you're not catching zzz's, this is what you'll do...

  • Management of strategic sourcing and supplier development for new and existing products including, but not limited to Mattress, Consumer Electronics, Softgoods and Merchandising products.

  • Structure, negotiate, and implement Should Cost model for each product category.

  • Collaborate with internal cross functional teams and external suppliers on Manufacturing Service Agreements

  • Initiate and implement cost reduction and value engineering projects to improve product margin.

  • Initiate, and drive cost reduction opportunities through negotiation and value engineering opportunities.

  • Develop, execute and implement complex sourcing initiatives including supplier selection through collaboration with product, operations, legal and commercial teams.

  • Negotiate lead time reduction and MOQ reduction to improve inventory turns.

  • Manage RFP and RFQ process for new and existing products.

  • Perform periodic supplier risk assessment and new supplier audits.

  • Leverage market data, internal and external expert resources, spend analytics, and cost modeling to drive fact based decision making.

  • Implementing and maintaining key sourcing and procurement market intelligence, tools, processes, policies and programs for assigned commodities/spend categories as directed by the Director of Global Sourcing.

  • Create and continuously optimize sourcing procedures to ensure the highest level of quality.

  • Create a robust supply chain stability based on the global geopolitical risk assessment.

  • Perform cost scenario and benchmarking analysis.

  • Maintain current knowledge of the relevant product, material and service markets, new or potential market entrants, and any changes that are taking place in these markets and report them to management.

Our dream candidate...

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, logistics, Engineering, or business required field

  • 5-7 years of experience as a sourcing or supply chain management in the consumer industry. Experience sourcing fabrics, textiles, and foam strongly preferred

  • Experience in structuring, negotiating, and implementing a Should Cost model for a product category

  • Strong project management and leadership skills required

  • Must have ability to negotiate and sustain global supplier relationships

  • Solid judgment and ability to make informed decisions

  • Strong negotiation skills by using tier down should cost model.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to collaborate successfully with stakeholders across countries and cultures.

  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities, agendas and translate complex information across internal and external audiences.

  • Strong time management skill.

  • Strong project management and cross-functional collaboration skills.

The syrup on your waffles

  • Participation in our HQ bonus program for some splurging and equity so that you're part of the Casper family.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance to help you with those coughs or cavities (too many waffles...)..

  • Wellness programs like cash incentives for tracking sleep and fitness, credits for your favorite studios and in-office activities

  • Unlimited vacation policy. If you need time off just take it; we trust you!

  • Catered lunches twice a week to give you time to catch up with your teammate

  • Free snacks and coffee, including a huge breakfast selection (10 types of cereal anyone?)

  • A full gifted bed set when you join and product discounts for friends and family!

If you dream about this stuff this job is probably right for you. We look forward to learning more about you!


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