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Sourcing Manager/Product Manager for VITA copenhagen

VITA copenhagen is looking for a dynamic & structured Sourcing Manager, who can improve our sourcing channels in our aim to expand VITA copenhagen’s supplier base in Asia.

You will have a very visible and important position with us identifying and evaluating new sourcing channels, and you will be based in our Copenhagen office located at Kongens Nytorv in the centre of Copenhagen. You will refer directly to our General Manager Asia and must expect around 60-80 travelling days a year.

Responsibilities:
- Identify and evaluate new sourcing channels in Asia
- Plan, arrange and conduct QC in cooperation with our QC team in Shanghai
- Make QA related documents to support and underlie the standards requested.
- Support, assist and guide our design team to meet standard and capabilities in production related issues
- Join the R&D team as consultant and guide to align design and production abilities

Professional qualifications:
We are looking to hire a competent and structured Sourcing Manager, who works independently and has excellent cooperation and communication skills. Experience within our field of business would of course be ideal, but it is not a requirement. However, a relevant background in production or SCM is.

To be successful in the job, we require a minimum of 5 years of experience from a similar position, English skills on a negotiation level both spoken and written as well as familiarity with import-export procedures and cooperation with Asian and European suppliers. We would also love it, if you have strong skills in ERP, preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Your KPI’s will be all about time to market and added new certified productions running in each quarter.

Do you want to be a part of the VITA family?
We are waiting impatiently for you to join us. With VITA copenhagen, you will get a unique opportunity to make a difference and join a dynamic and creative team in an informal & international environment.

Please send your cv and cover letter to our HR director Charlotte Juul at cju@vitacopenhagen.com no later than August 19th, 2018. For further information about the position, please contact CEO, Jacob Nannestad at jnh@vitacopenhagen.com or +45 2045 2034.

About us
At VITA copenhagen, we take the story of Scandinavian design further than ever before. We combine aesthetics, simplicity and functionality and infuse it with thoughtful craftsmanship and environmental care. The result is exquisite design with a sustainable edge.

All our designs are flat-packed in small and stylish gift boxes, to optimise global logistics, reduce storage and transportation costs, and to make our designs more accessible and affordable. In the process, we minimise the carbon footprint on our planet and maximise our ethical commitment to environmental responsibility.

Having begun our journey in 2008, we have been constantly growing and expanding. Today, VITA copenhagen is present in over 2000 stores in 40 countries around the world and holds its own subsidiaries in US, Germany and UK.