PURCHASING/ SOURCING MANAGER

PURCHASING/ SOURCING MANAGER

gloProfessional in Denver has an immediate opening for a full-time Purchasing/Sourcing Manager for its worldwide headquarters located in Denver.

gloProfessional product lines deliver a systematic approach for brilliant results. Designed for aesthetic professionals, our complete range of skin care, mineral makeup and hair care combines innovative technology, active ingredients and nourishing vitamins and antioxidants for ultimate product performance. Our award-winning mineral makeup system, glo minerals, delivers unsurpassed coverage, environmental protection and an exceptional spectrum of mineral pigments. Our skin care line, glo therapeutics, offers home care programs to supplement professional treatments. These advanced formulations are created with potent concentrations of active ingredients to treat multiple concerns and transform the skin. Our most recent introduction, glo essentials, provides paraben and sulfate-free cleansing, conditioning and styling hair essentials that restore and maintain healthy, beautiful hair. gloProfessional’s commitment to research, education and innovation continues to inspire professional collections to promote radiant beauty.

gloProfessional’s award-winning combination of high performance products, premium-grade ingredients and treatment oriented formulas is embraced by over 5,000 dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, aestheticians, spa and salon professionals in 38 countries and counting. 

gloProfessional takes pride in providing unsurpassed product quality, customer service and sales programming to ensure complete client satisfaction. We reach our customers through a proprietary field sales force of over 70 team members, one of the largest in the professional channel.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and submit Purchase Orders

  • Review and analyze inventory levels

  • Communicate with existing vendors

  • Source and develop potential vendors

  • Maximize, evaluate and enhance product margins

  • Manage inbound logistics of products and coordinate logistics for component shipments between vendors

  • Maintain SKUs, including creation of new SKUs, updates to existing SKUs, component management, pricing maintenance, etc.

  • Coordinate purchasing/sourcing responsibilities within the department and manage other purchasing personnel

  • Work with warehouse and accounting staff on inventory administration

  • Identify cost savings and implement necessary steps to achieve

  • Develop purchasing patterns that take into account volume discounts, inventory efficiency, timing needs, etc

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

  • Work closely with marketing and sales personnel on product launches, development process, sales projections, etc.

 

Experience and Skills Required

  • Must be highly functional in Microsoft Office applications and be able to quickly learn and utilize company’s internal sales management system

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have tremendous organizational skills and be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Successful candidate must have strong analytical skills

  • Successful candidate must be highly motivated, be willing to take initiative, have a positive attitude and exhibit a strong work ethic

  • Accounting background is preferred

  • Bachelors Degree required


 

Salary range:  Commensurate with experience.   Local candidates only.

 

To apply, submit resume with cover letter (including salary history).

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