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Product Sourcing Specialist

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400033

Company: Cimpress/Vistaprint

About the team you are applying for

 

Last year we empowered over 16 million small businesses to create customized products that help them grow their business…and we’re not stopping there. We are going to grow that to 30 million or more per year, and our Global Sourcing & Procurement team is expanding to support that growth. We own cultivating a winning catalog of products that delight our customers and are seeking a Product Management Specialist for our Promotional Products, Apparel, and Gifts Portfolio, who will focus on launching new products in ANZ and Japan.

 

You’ll be part of the Global PPAG Sourcing & Procurement team that is responsible for the entire NPI process of the PPAG collection in North America, Europe, Australia and Japan. The Product Sourcing Specialist will work closely with the Sourcing Managers in Europe and Japan and once new partners are identified, will independently work on onboarding new products on our Australian and Japanese website. You’ll own the process of gathering the correct data sheets and images from our Fulfillers in Australia and Japan and take care of the entire launch process from A-Z

 

 

Role - Product Sourcing Specialist PR1— Promotional Products, Apparel, and Gifts

 

What you’ll do all day:

 

  • Performs new product integration for the assigned batches leveraging Vistaprint’s internal tools, micro services and platform. Responsible for the product Data files creation, product data integration in PCT and MIPC tools, scenes rendering and publish to preview environment.
  • Develop and improve our Product Catalog data. You’ll help make sure the catalog has all the information we need; come up with ways to make the processes better and fix any data escalations that may occur.
  • Build Relationships with the assigned Fulfillers in Australia and Japan in order to excite them to work with Vistaprint and launch their assortment.
  • Manage all day to day activities of new product introduction and maintenance of existing product portfolio. 
  • You’ll support our PPAG Product Team which includes Product Managers, Product Specialists and our Category Director, to create scale and drive efficiency.  Together, you’ll manage & create processes that simplify our operations.

You’ll be measured on how well you:

  • Support New Product Introduction. Your KPIs will include metrics around number of products available in the catalog.
  • Create productive partnerships.  You’ll need to demonstrate you can work well and develop trusting relationships with our new PPAG Fulfillers; other Sourcing & Procurement team members; internal developers, engineers, product marketers, and supply chain. 
  • Grow your competency.  We are looking for people who can grow with the organization.  We’ll want you to prove you can handle more responsibility and complexity.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about delighting our customers through focused attention to detail, ensuring product accuracy.
  • Has a solutions mindset.  We want people who identify great solutions for the opportunities we face.  Show us how you identify ways to improve how work gets done and then get the team to implement the changes.
  • Isn’t afraid to take a chance.  We love when we’re right, but would rather do something and learn than do nothing.  Show us where you’ve been willing to stick your neck out when you don’t have perfect (or any) data.
  • Thrives in a complex world.  Our corporate strategy is evolving and our organization is complex.  We are a growing and highly-matrixed, global organization and face challenges typical of a company our size.  Show us how you’ve been successful in this type of environment.
  • Partners like to work with.  You’ll be relying on multiple other teams to get things done.  It’s important to hold them accountable in a way that inspires them to want to work with you.  Tell us how you’ve done this before.

And a few reasons you might love it:

  • You’ll be doing important work that has the attention of senior leadership up through our CEO. Expanding our product catalog and improving product performance is at the heart of our corporate strategy.  You’ll be in the middle of this important work. 
  • It’s a chance to learn about many parts of the business. You’ll interact with partners across the company and get a chance to see what they do.
  • Opportunity for advancement. We have a strong track record of promoting individuals who deliver results and increase their competence. You’ll have that opportunity.
  • Manageable work/life balance.  While we’re all about delivering results, we also believe employees should excel in life too. We provide tools like video-conferencing from home, remote network access, and flexible work schedules so you can work in the way that best suits you.


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