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Sourcing Manager, S&P

Location: Torrance, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Greenlane, founded in 2005 is the leading distributor of premium brands in the burgeoning head shop, smoke shop, and dispensary channels. We devise bespoke go-to-market solutions as well as sales and marketing strategies for the best products in the industry and aid their manufacturers at every turn of the product life cycle. We have operations in seven North American cities including six highly automated distribution centers. We also own and operate several leading e-commerce websites, and brick and mortar retail outlets. We work in a fast-paced and competitive industry that demands hard work and dedication, but we have built a unique company culture that allows our growing team of more than two hundred to support our success, each other, and surpass our goals all while having fun.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including healthcare and 401k with match, plus perks like a gym membership, super healthy snacks made fresh daily, and more. Greenlane promotes from within, allowing driven candidates the ability to earn progressive roles and responsibilities.

Job Purpose

Sourcing Manager, Supply & Packaging (S&P) is responsible for offshore sourcing process from concept to production, providing support in areas of COGS management, supply network optimization, supply chain analytics and management reporting. This role is also expected to lead process improvement projects, capture opportunities to improve the S&P business performance.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Sourcing Management

  • Drive offshore sourcing process, documentation and information flow of new product or packaging concept to production. Initiate and solicit competitive bids (e.g. RFQ). Provides detailed analysis of submitted quotes coupled with recommendations for business evaluation.
  • Evaluate trends & opportunities to improve the total landed cost of goods. Support initiatives to reduce total cost of ownership and supply risks, improve services level and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor and evaluate current economic conditions that may affect the organization's ability to buy its products or services in the marketplace. Research and identify alternate sources of supply. Review capabilities of potential new sources of supply within predefined criteria.
  • Partner with Operations teams to improve current supply network, to improve overall operational efficiency.
  • Validate supplier quotations and provide cost estimates to determine SKU profitability on new SKU initiatives.
  • Establish strong professional and interpersonal relationships with key stakeholders at all levels within the company and external partners.

Reporting & Analytics

  • Develop and manage cost models and for products and contract manufacturers; Maintain accurate and up-to-date pricing files for component and services.
  • Prepare management reporting, KPI reports/scorecards. Provide materials for business reviews and insightful analyses and commentary for senior leadership to improve visibility and understanding of results.
  • Develop data sources, analytical tools and processes to enable supply chain planning & analysis efficiency.
  • Acts as a supply chain project lead for process improvement to improve the performance of S&P business.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager or designee


Qualification and Skills Required:

  • 5+ years’ experience with manufacturing or product distribution networks.
  • Advanced level of usage of Microsoft Excel with strong ability to automate reports, create charts and graphs, (pivots, lookup functions, conditional formulas and conditional formatting, dynamic ranges, tables and slicers, macros, etc.).
  • Experience with CRM systems with NetSuite, Salesforce or similar enterprise CRM.
  • Experience with BI reporting tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Domo, Microsoft Power BI.
  • Understanding of the cannabis industry (preferred).
  • Industry knowledge of glass or plastic injection molding (preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or similar fields or four years of additional equivalent experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 5-8 years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, or Financial Analysis.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English. Mandarin speaking will be a great advantage.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
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