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Associate Global Sourcing Manager

Job ID:R2101425
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Associate Global Sourcing Manager
Corporate Headquarters
12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158


We're passionate about our products because our customers rely on them to run their businesses.

Better together than apart. This position is on-site, and we are looking for good people who share our passion.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.


Position Responsibilities

  • Communicate with vendors on performance improvements, cost reductions and maintenance of best-in-class quality standards.

  • Qualify vendors - assist with and lead researching and sourcing new products and vendors. 

  • Work with Quality Control and Product Managers to review product sample quality. 

  • Participate in vendor meetings and begin to apply Uline’s negotiation strategies. 

  • Lead some negotiation elements (payment terms, freight terms, MOQ etc). Start to understand “the game” - read between the lines during live conversations.  

  • Plan and lead overseas travel and factory visits with upper management.

  • Develop a strong understanding of overseas regulations, EPA, labor laws and currencies. 

  • Build trust to work effectively within the Merchandising, Purchasing, Logistics, Compliance and Accounts Payable teams.


Minimum Requirements

  • 100% fluent in both English and Mandarin (both written and verbal).

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • 3+ years of experience directly sourcing products from overseas factories preferred.

  • Knowledge of Chinese and Taiwanese cultures and business practices.

  • Understanding of international logistics preferred.

  • Available for 15% overseas travel.

  • Ability to prioritize with strong attention to detail.


Benefits

  • Complete insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.

  • 401(k) with a 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.

  • Scholarship program for children of employees.


Employee Perks

  • On-site cafe with executive chefs and seasonal dinner-to-go options.

  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

  • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year.

  • Professional development classes and monthly in-house speakers.


About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, our 800+ page catalog of over 38,500 quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 7,000 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Each resume submitted gets individually reviewed by our team and retained for 24 months in case a great opportunity opens for you to join our Uline family.

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