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International Sourcing Agent ( Import )

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Location:
Harrison, New Jersey 07029
Date:
07/15/2017
2017-07-152017-08-14
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
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Job Details

This is not a purchasing position.....


THIS JOB IS VERY SPECIFIC. IT IS NOT PURCHASING. WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WITH WORKING KNOWLEDGE SOURCING OVERSEAS.... If you have worked for an Assessory Company /FABRIC COMPANY - MERCHANDISING COMPANY / YOU UNDERSTAND THE DEVELOPMENT OF 3D OBJECTS, UNDERSTAND HOW TO DEAL WITH OVERSEAS FACTORIES, HAVE STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS, STRONG FOLLOW UP SKILLS, THEN READ ON....



We are looking for a sourcing agent who understands raw materials, design concepts and international business. You will work with management and clients to develop prototype. You will have direct interaction with our overseas factories (consistent after hour communication done with Asia), customs brokers and clients. You will also be preparing the Proposal to customers and necessary documentation for customers approval. Candidate should be able to understand transportation means, i.e. air, ocean, truck, rail and be able to obtain shipping estimates. You must have extensive knowledge of Excel ( various spreadsheets i.e. Jobs P & L, project tracking, quotation spreadsheets, Financial analysis of landed costs). Candidate will also be responsible to report, track and monitor vendor samples and production runs, factory exit dates and arrival dates (both to warehouse/distribution facility and customers door).

Tracking is done on both samples and finished good orders. You should understand how items are packed so that you can assist in delivering instructions to our factors (i.e. damage control / drop test) and distributions centers. Possible trip to Asia to approve QC once production started. You must understand conversion mathematics (i.e. Cubic Measure, Tonnage - etc).

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON EXCEL. UNDERSTANDING EXCEL PIVOT TABLES IS A PLUS/NEED...

Candidate should be very organized, have strong communication skills both written and verbal and must have follow through. You should have strong client skills and be able to work under pressure in a fast past environment.



Immediate Position

If you have experience sourcing novelty items, fabrics, fixtures, textiles. This is a job for you. UNDERSTANDING FABRICATION IS A BIG PLUS....

 

Requirements

Requirements:

Candidate should be a college graduate

Candidate should have 5 year purchasing knowledge in a import, manufacturing, textile, novelty, type company

Proven ability to manage major projects/initiatives and multiple properties

Knowledge of importing finished goods into US.

Knowledge of Letter of Credit

Knowledge of Transportation

Understand Cubic Measure - How its fit into 20ft/40 ft/commingled shipment - Ocean/Air/Rail.

Knowledge of Product schedule -

Knowledge of Sampling and raw materials

Understand how to Build Excel Spread sheets - with mathematics/conversations/unit of measure

Packing of various types of items (glass, wire, acrylic, wovens) Drop test - How to ship safe economical for both domestic and international.

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