SNEWS Outdoor Industry Jobs, Fitness Industry Jobs and Careers
SNEWS Outdoor Jobs and Careerss #
The Outdoor Industry & Fitness Industry Job Marketplace
In Partnership With
#
Home Resources About Us Contact Site Map Newsletter   Help
                                 
#
 
Sign In
My Profile
My Account Info
My Favorite Jobs
My Resumes
Search Jobs Now!
Company Profiles

Full-Time Jobs
Part Time/Seasonal Jobs
Telecommute Jobs
Senior-Level Jobs
Independent Rep Positions
    Jobs Last Updated
Today
Past 7 days
Past 30 days
Anytime
    USA State or
Canadian Province
Alabama
Alaska
Alberta
Arizona
Arkansas
British Columbia
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Manitoba
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Brunswick
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Newfoundland
North Carolina
North Dakota
Nova Scotia
Ohio
Oklahoma
Ontario
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Prince Edward Isle
Quebec
Rhode Island
Saskatchewan
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
    Country
Canada
    Job Categories
Account Executive
Accounting
Computer - Information Technology
Customer Service
Design - Apparel
Design - Product
Design - Web
Education - Outdoor
Events
Guide
Instructor
Management
Management - Executive
Management - Product
Management - Sales
Management - Team
Marketing
Merchandising
Operations
Outdoor Education
Public Relations
Retail - Management
Retail - Mechanic
Retail - Sales
Sales - Company Rep
Sales - Inside
Social Media
Tech Rep
Warehouse
    Jobs By Company
Amer Sports
America Hiking Society
Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School
Birkenstock USA LP
CatEye America
Confidential Company
Contender Bicycles
Cycling Sports Group
Easton
Endura
ExOfficio
Giant Bicycle, Inc.
Guerrilla Gravity
Hawke Sport Optics
Hawley, LLC
Hayes Performance Systems (Bicycles)
Hunters Specialties
Klean Kanteen
LXV Outdoor Inc.
O.A.R.S.
Petzl America
Plasticase Inc.
Prince William Sound College
ProBar llc
Raleigh Electric
Sea to Summit
Shimano American Corporation
Signature Products Group
Simms Fishing Products
SmartEtailing
Spyderco
Sunice Inc.
Superfeet Worldwide, Inc.
Terramar Sports
TICA USA, INC
Todson
Trails 2000
Trek Travel
Velofix MN
VF Outdoor
 
Mountain+Equipment+Co%2Dop
Job Title: Sourcing Manager, MEC Brand
Industry Sector: Action, Bike, Fitness, Outdoor, Snow
Job Categories: Management - Product
Production - Apparel

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: Mountain Equipment Co-op
  Address: 149 West 4th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 4A6
Canada
  Web Site: http://www.mec.ca

Job Description
Share |


The Position: Sourcing Manager, MEC Brand

What you’ll be doing:
• Developing  and introducing a comprehensive strategic function and approach to sourcing of the MEC Brand
• Implementing and sustaining a working structure and process that enables strategic sourcing: data analytics, negotiations, decision making, placement, research and reporting
• Working with cross functional business units and teams to identify and understand both current and forward business requirements and needs
• Searching for, reviewing and selecting appropriate manufacturers to support existing and future requirements
• Negotiating and managing new and onward business relationships and performance with suppliers
• Leading vendor negotiations regarding seasonal program placements, timelines, cost, volume
• Continually analyzing the external market: emerging trends, challenges, issues, competition
• Constantly reviewing the business, driving and informing continuous improvement priorities including providing case for necessary resources, tools, systems at a departmental and an organizationally integrated level
• Facilitating, managing and influencing  business improvement and change
 
What you need to do it well:
•University Degree in  a related discipline i.e. Business Management, International Business, Economics
•10-15 years related experience in sourcing, supply chain, operations management
•Ability to assimilate, review and interpret complex multi-stakeholder information and needs into a coherent strategy and plan
•Adept in gathering & analyzing data and detail to identify opportunities, improvements, cost savings, risks
•Demonstrated leadership in strategic thinking, program creation and development, change management, negotiation and facilitation, analytical and planning skills, effective decision making, systems thinking, customer-vendor relations
•Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing. Experience in outdoor apparel and products as well as retail complexities, an asset
•Working knowledge of financial principles and analysis, budgeting, forecasting and projections
•Well-versed in legislation and compliance
•High level of integrity, self-motivation, results orientation
•Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written.
•Effective time management, project management, and organization skills
•Proven ability to manage multiple stakeholder requirements and inputs,  and work effectively leading and influencing cross functional teams
•Travel up to 8 weeks per year
•Leading an active lifestyle

PLEASE NOTE: Interested candidates are asked to apply on our website only.  Please visit www.mec.ca/jobs to set up a profile, apply for this position or browse through current job postings at MEC.  Only applications received through our website will be considered.  We thank all applicants for their time and interest in MEC, but will only contact those selected for an interview.  Deadline to apply is December 3, 2012.



Job Location: Vancouver, BC
Country: Canada
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: Yes
Willing to Travel: Yes
Required Experience Required: 10+ years

Job Application Web Site: http://www.mec.ca/jobs

Apply for this job    Back to search    Add to favorites

New Search:
 
© 2014 www.outdoorindustryjobs.com. All rights reserved.

Site Map   |   Home   |   JobSeeker Sign In   |   Employer Sign In   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Help   |   Career Tools
Outdoor Industry Resources   |   Bicycle Industry Resources   |   Snow Sport Industry Resources   |   Action Sports Industry Resources
Hunting / Shooting Industry Resources   |   Fishing Resources   |   Fitness Resources   |   Privacy Policy