About Lovevery

Lovevery is a mission-driven company, passionate about helping every parent feel confident that they are giving their child the best experiences in early childhood. After just five years in market, Lovevery’s run-rate revenue exceeds $200M, with 70% of that attributed to highly retentive subscription ARR (Lovevery’s repeat rate beats best in class public comps by double digits). The team believes in the power of combining physical play products with digital education and support to create an ecosystem for parents that is unmatched by any other brand.

This unique offering has won passionate fans around the world; Lovevery’s brand NPS is an outstanding score of 85–that’s better than Starbucks, Apple, or Warby Parker. In addition to their robust e-commerce platform, Lovevery created a digital app that gives parents stage-based activities and content, allows them to engage with experts and a community of parents, and makes it easy for parents to know how to promote their child’s development. Lovevery's stage-based information and play products are designed by child development experts, and have won awards from TIME Magazine, Fast Company, Red Dot, and Parents'​ Choice. The company is backed by TCG, Maveron, GV, Reach Capital, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and Collaborative Fund. Lovevery’s headquarters are located in Boise, Idaho, USA with offices in Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Sourcing Manager to help establish global sourcing strategies for Lovevery’s products in an eco-friendly, cost effective and timely manner. You will be responsible for developing long term partnerships with our suppliers and to either consolidate or expand our sourcing base in line with company objectives. This role will report directly to the Vice President, Sourcing, located in Hong Kong.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for sourcing, product development, order management, artwork and packaging coordination for Lovevery's products.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Engineering & Quality teams in the US on product launch, engineering order, and shipment monitoring.
  • Research, liaise and identify capable and new vendors from product sourcing to price negotiations.
  • Establish global sourcing strategies to achieve cost targets, reduce lead time, and improve capacity.
  • Actively participate in the development and formulation of sustainable sourcing plan, including a thoughtfully developed vendor matrix that supports immediate to long term growth agenda.
  • Review and plan vendor capacity versus forecast and actual plan.
  • Collaborate with the Quality team and vendors to monitor production process, identity issues and resolve them in a proactive and timely manner.
  • Develop long term business partnerships with vendors and consolidate or expand sourcing base in accordance with the company's development.
  • Frequent travel to factories, in China and other sourcing countries, if necessary.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years experience with a proven track record in a global sourcing role or similar, with substantial experience in complex sourcing and supply planning.
  • Child-focused consumer goods experience required; experience with wood products a plus.
  • Ability to work across global cross functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent project management, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to implement change requirements and ensure commitment of all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to develop processes and tools to measure key performance indicators.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required, Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel as needed to factories and other suppliers as needed.
  • The candidate needs to be fluent in both spoken and written English and Chinese (Putonghua).

Lovevery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in all forms. All employment decisions at Lovevery are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, marital status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.