International Brand Sourcing Manager

International Brand Sourcing Manager

Job Category: Full Time Manager On Site
Job Location: Houston Texas

The Company

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, McLane Global has a growing network of offices and food-grade logistics facilities in California and Utah, as well as top international markets including the Middle East, China, Southeast Asia and beyond. McLane Global leads the industry with top brands, products and services through four key divisions: International Sales, U.S. Sales and Manufacturing, Logistics and Transportation, and McLane Hunger Solutions.

 

Job Description

McLane Global is looking for a Brand Sourcing Manager for the international division. Brand Sourcing Manager is a key member of the International Sales and Marketing Team.  This division works closely with retailers and distributors around the world selling and promoting USA Consumer Products, primarily focused on the food and health/beauty care categories, with heavy concentration in China, Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Central America, and South America.  The International team works closely with some of the largest manufacturers in the USA and utilizes its offices/distribution centers in the UAE, Malaysia, China, and Philippines to promote and distribute these brands.

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Manage own brand (Lady Liberty, MC Trader) product pipeline
  • Track and review purchases, growth; manage vendor relationships
  • Develop new innovations pipeline in own brands by finding new vendors/sources globally
  • Grow exclusive brands portfolio for international markets
  • Develop pricing model, landed cost analysis
  • Put together sales analysis and present quarterly updates to partner brands
  • Negotiate pricing, MOQs, volume commitment for own and exclusive brands
  • Coordination with Marketing – new label development, sell sheets, e-blasts
  • Process Purchase orders, follow up with vendors
  • Obtain necessary certifications and product registration documents from vendors
  • Develop vendors for foodservice/commodity items like frozen meat, veggies, canned tomatoes
  • All other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Minimum experience of two to three years preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Dynamics AX, Excel and Word
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently

 

Other

  • All offers are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening
  • No company visa sponsorships
  • No phone call or walk in inquiries for this position, apply online to be considered

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