Vice President, Global Sourcing & Quality Assurance, Living Spaces

Job Title: Vice President, Global Sourcing & Quality Assurance

Company: Living Spaces

Location: La Mirada, California

Description: The Vice President, Global Sourcing and Quality Assurance, will develop and cultivate partnerships with best-in-class suppliers and internal stakeholders as they pertain to the sourcing and production of furniture. In partnership with the EVP, Merchandising and Vendor Relations, will set the vision, strategy and priorities for the sourcing team and will be responsible for continuously improving supplier relationships and the cultivation of global and cross-functional partnerships. They will lead, collaborate, and produce results regarding brand extension, product quality, efficiency, and revenue growth.

As part of the Global Sourcing, Merchandising and Product Development team, this person will serve in a key strategic position utilizing extensive knowledge of successful global sourcing and product development strategies to drive margins and improve efficiencies across all markets and distribution channels (owned & operated retail and wholesale). The Global Sourcing team has team members in three different countries managing more than 100 suppliers providing merchandise for Living Spaces stores, website, and manufacturing operations.

This position reports to the EVP, Merchandising and Vendor Relations, and will travel regularly domestically and internationally (up to 25%) to ensure a presence with the regionally based sourcing teams and supplier community.

Education & Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree (B. A. or B. S.) or equivalent from four-year college in Merchandising/Product Development/Design, Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field with an advanced degree preferred

· 10+ years of significant, proven experience leading product sourcing teams on a global scale. In-depth working knowledge of import/export marketing and manufacturing relationships, including quality control/testing processes and programs and logistics

· Deep knowledge of international labor and regulatory standards and other established supplier performance schemes

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One thought on “Vice President, Global Sourcing & Quality Assurance, Living Spaces

  1. Dear Partner,
    It’s great honour to contact with you.
    We are high-end furniture factory. Considering human health and protect the earth, after more than 5 years R&D, we use aluminum plate to make all furnitures.
    Hope to establish long term business relationships with your company.
    It has a lot of luxurious designs.
    Hope to get your help to develop business for furniture market. This is high technology and new item for the world’s market.
    Would you want to check our catalogue?
    Welcome to visit our factory online. We can send link to you, then we can go to our live stream to review our factory and machines.


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