Direct Sourcing Analyst in Mexico City

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Job Description

Direct Sourcing Analyst -- Mexico City 

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

The Direct Sourcing Analyst plays a key role in supporting the efforts of the sourcing team to ensure our finished products continue to put smiles on kid's faces across the world. Through a combination of pricing, service and quality across all categories of product, the Direct Sourcing Analyst is an integral part of the sourcing team.

What we can expect from you:

  • You will be responsible for running all reports and helping to initiate and create reports as required using SAP or other data sources
  • You will identifies opportunities and implement actions to achieve efficiencies through data reporting
  • You will support sourcing strategic initiatives to ensure optimal cost productivity, fulfillment by leveraging standardization and latest industry practices for reporting tools and analysis
  • You support plans to assure orders meet specified quality and delivery times and to minimize the total cost of purchases.
  • Documents performance to action plans and timelines for assigned 
  • You'll assist with requests for information, quotations, proposals, bidding processes and with negotiations with suppliers to meet quality, delivery, and cost objectives

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • An analytical thinker who is both innovative and resourceful
  • A team player who is also a self-starter
  • A problem solver with strong time management and organizational skills

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 1-2 years of goods sourcing experience considered an asset. 
  • 2+ years experience in data mining
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • PMAC an asset
  • Experience with contract management and working knowledge of contract law would be an asset
  • Direct exposure to the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry is preferred
  • Experience with sourcing corrugate, paper products and injection molded parts an asset
  • Must have a valid passport and be able to travel 1-2 times annually

 

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

 

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