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Manager, Sourcing in Woodcliff Lake,NJ at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 7/13/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/13/2024
  • Pay Range
    $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 Salaried

Job Description

Company Overview:


Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry, with its offerings spanning more than 70 countries around the world. PCHI is also the largest vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of party goods in North America.

PCHI operates across multiple businesses within its Retail Division and Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City (partycity.com) is the leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 750+ company-owned and franchise stores. The Consumer Products Division includes design and manufacturing entity Amscan, an industry leader in celebration décor, tableware, costumes, and accessories. 

PCHI is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. with additional locations throughout the Americas and Asia.

Job Overview

The Sourcing Manager will play a critical role supporting the Sourcing Director and guiding the activities of the team. This role will work closely with the Director to develop and execute sourcing strategies to drive key initiatives to help achieve financial goals. The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for their category of business and deliver the metrics required in cost negotiation, quality expectations, and on-time delivery from vendor matrix. The incumbent will use data and analytics to help drive decision making and influence goal outcome.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Builds effective strategic relationships with cross-functional partners, internal stakeholders, external suppliers to drive positive results and influence change.
  • Develops vendor and product solutions in support of the company priorities, ensuring product innovation and quality are strategically aligned.
  • Manages the “time and action” calendar to drive cost, quality, and on-time delivery.
  • Responsible for negotiating with vendors to ensure value-based program pricing and delivery of product.
  • Partner with Director in building a sourcing strategy for their assigned area of responsibility.
  • Leverages analytics and experience to identify and prioritize new sourcing opportunities.
  • Manages and develops sourcing specialists to become highly efficient and strategic partners.
  • Researches, anticipates, and manages risk by reviewing trends in the marketplace.
  • Utilizes economic indicators to influence business actions and decision making.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related major, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of sourcing experience with demonstrated track record of achievement in sourcing
  • Demonstrated success leading others.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Comfortable with data collection, analyzing, and interpreting data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Job Requirements

NA

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