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Product Sourcing Manager


Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

About Global Equipment Company Inc

Corporate Overview     

For over 70 years Global Industrial has been an industry leader providing private label and brand name industrial equipment and supplies to businesses throughout North America.

We carry over 1.7M industrial, material handling and business products that are sold through our website, corporate sales people and full color catalogs. We are constantly increasing our product offerings to meet the diverse and changing needs of our customers. Our customers include small to large corporations, institutions and government agencies as well as consumers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for sourcing vendors and negotiating terms 
  • Collaborates with the executive team and other management staff to ensure accountability.
  • Manages vendor sourcing as determined by management and tracking of all active projects and current status.
  • Negotiates sourcing documents/contracts, prior to obtaining necessary legal and executive authorization.
  • Regularly attends industrial supply trade shows to seek out new product lines, builds new and pre-existing vendor relationships, and gains insight into new markets and trends.
  • Builds strong relationships while negotiating with vendors on availability, product specs, distribution, delivery deadlines and pricing, all fundamental aspects of the job, geared toward maximizing the company's profits and surpassing margin goals.
  • Promotes company as important partner for success
Competencies and skills
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Sourcing, Purchasing or Sales
  • Degree Business Administration, Merchandising, Marketing or Engineering
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time, while effectively managing deadlines
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Keen attention to details
  • Skilled in making presentations to C-suite executives
  • Willing to travel within the US
EEO/AA Statement

Global Industrial, a Systemax Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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