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Manager, Global Merchandise Sourcing

稍后申请 职位ID 586409BR 工作地点-国家/地区 上海, 上海, 中国 工作发布公司 华特迪士尼公司 (公司) 发布日期 2018/11/07


Manager, Global Merchandise Sourcing

DEPARTMENT: Merchandise Sourcing

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Global Merchandise Sourcing


The Manager, Global Merchandise Sourcing is responsible for managing multiple merchandise categories and

supporting the Senior Manager. The Manager, Global Merchandise Sourcing has responsibility for anticipating global

market shifts and developing breakthrough ideas and processes to continually mitigate risk. The Manager, Global

Merchandise Sourcing will be responsible for developing and executing short and long-term sourcing strategies,

driving factory relationships, initial cost negotiations, production follow up, and is accountable for all strategic details

and decisions of all categories.


Inspires and motivates peer and direct reports (as applicable).

Proactively drives measurable efficiencies of team communications, tasks, and overall workflow to support

continuous improvement.

Facilitates short and long-term sourcing strategies for managed categories, setting priorities, objectives, and

action plans to improve supply base and mitigate risk with measurable accountability.

Travels domestically and internationally to evaluate the viability of market opportunities, builds factory and

supplier relationships, and continuously expand product knowledge/expertise. Be the expert in all key

sourcing regions.

Assists in the leveraging opportunities, trains and executes sourcing strategies for global site-specific items.

Drives product to meet Disney quality standards and elevate supplier performance with measurable results

Partner with US-based Sourcing team to drive market exploration and diversification.

Transform data into information and collaborate with Quality Assurance team on root cause/corrective


Manages the development process, supporting on time delivery and driving profitability while maintaining

design vision.

Drives product development management, communicating key milestones and deadlines within the sample

approval process.

Drives proactive production tracking, communicating and troubleshooting exceptions and delays.

Negotiates costing and proposes value engineering options to achieve profitability goals while ensuring

product vision is achieved.

Seeks new ideas, techniques, and materials to drive product innovation.

Identifies opportunities to leverage cross-category tools, information, processes and resources to optimize

category performance.

Collaborates with factory and Product Design to bring new art techniques and applications and researching


Understands market behavior and suggests strategy options to mitigate risk, protect the Disney brand, and

achieve competitive advantage.

Develops and maintains a stable and socially compliant supply base that meets ILS MCS, regulatory

standards, and other established supplier performance requirements.

Proactively addresses issues with timely and high-caliber communication and actions.


Strong knowledge of product-specific construction standards, materials, and manufacturing


Outstanding negotiation skills.

Demonstrated ability to balance conflicting priorities between creative design and cost of goods objectives.

Proficient in English and Mandarin or native dialects where applicable

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

Strong analytical and strategy-formulation skills.

Ability to influence internal stake holders and drive efficient decision-making.

Understanding of macro-economic pressures and variables that influence global sourcing decisions.

Experience in merchandise sourcing and production management.

Strong computer skills. (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, MicroCharts, etc.)

Ability to work on multiple projects within specified time frames.

Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Understanding of US and Global testing, safety, and labeling requirements and impact to product design and

manufacturing processes.

Understanding of free-trade agreements, duties and resulting impact of sourcing strategies.


8 10 years’ experience in Global Sourcing and/or Merchandising

Bachelor’s Degree

Product-specific technical degree and/or manufacturing experience a plus

Proficiency in English (spoken and written)

Ability to communicate in other languages would be a plus

关于 华特迪士尼公司 (公司):


关于 华特迪士尼公司 (公司):

华特迪士尼公司连同其子公司和关联公司,是一家领先的多元化国际家庭娱乐和媒体公司,拥有以下业务板块:媒体网络、乐园和度假区、影视娱乐、消费产品和互动媒体。它从 20 世纪 20 年代的一家小型卡通工作室,一跃发展成为当今娱乐业中的翘楚,可谓是家喻户晓。迪士尼公司非常荣幸地继续秉承其传统,为每位家庭成员打造世界一流的故事和体验。迪士尼的故事、人物和经历吸引了世界各地的消费者和游客。我们在 40 多个国家及地区经营业务,我们的员工和演职人员携手努力,打造在全世界和当地都备受钟爱的娱乐体验。

此职位隶属 华特迪士尼(中国)有限公司, 即我们称为 华特迪士尼公司 (公司) 的业务部门的一部分。