Line Manager

MWW, INC. - Hendersonville, NC

Full-time

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Position Overview: Manage and coordinate all aspects of our import initiatives. This would include sourcing both finished and unfinished goods, coordinating shipments both for the parent company as well as customer specific. Constantly look for new suppliers, new partners in logistics, and better pricing.

Essential Job Functions:
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  • Source new products for the company either by the request of sales or a line manager, or open items to be considered for the line
  • Negotiate the price points for all items
  • Source new vendors for items
  • Handle all issues with vendor disputes and chargebacks
  • Oversee the payment of all wire transfers
  • Provide guidance and education company- wide for all import related concerns
  • Oversee all quality issues and approve the resolutions
  • Organize and coordinate overseas sourcing trips and vendor visits
  • Provide recommendations on product design to improve FOB costs or transportation costs
  • Work with our designated forwarders on service and pricing

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Required Qualifications and Capabilities:
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  • Microsoft Programs- excel, word, outlook, power point
  • Good communicator
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be willing to travel, internationally primarily
  • Clear understanding of the import process in terms of sourcing, costing and logistics
  • Management experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience
  • Working knowledge of market price points, design and gift trends, color trends

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)