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Sourcing Manager

  • Application Deadline: June 20, 2021
  • Hägersten
  • Application Deadline: June 20, 2021
  • Hägersten

We are now looking to strengthen our Sourcing Department with a manager for our Private Brands in Stockholm, Sweden. As a Sourcing Manager at Pierce you will lead sourcing activities for the Private Brands categories which has seen an exceptional growth over the last years. In your role you will manage existing suppliers based mainly in Asia and source new suppliers globally with the goal to grow even further. You will have two Sourcing Developers reporting to you.

Key Responsibilities includes

  • Deliver according to agreed business case, both in time and with required commercial conditions. Projects are defined as new products, quality related improvement projects and volume shifts.

  • Responsible for commercial related discussions and continuous improvements of private brand suppliers. Planning for dual sourcing and backup suppliers.

  • Responsible for price negotiation of the PB suppliers with the support of Strategic purchase

  • Being informed about the development of raw material prices and making external analysis

  • Supporting the Quality manager for CSR and quality risks related to sourcing in key Asian markets as well as evaluating new global sourcing markets in line with the sourcing strategy.

  • Implement the on-the-ground factory monitoring programs (including auditing, training, compliance, regulations, code-of-conduct and remediation follow-up) according to the aligned regulations with quality team.

  • Manage team of direct reports (performance review, coaching, training and development)

Work with great people

James Duff
Content & Brand Design Manager
"Pierce has a very welcoming, lively, diverse, engaging and high paced work environment."
Patricia Rancel
Region Manager Central
"The best value of Pierce is the employees. It's not just about working hard, but also about working with the best attitude."
Jose Alcorisa Domínguez
Translator and Assistant Team Leader
"Working for Pierce has helped me to improve my skills, performance and versatility within a diverse and flexible environment where I have always felt comfortable and valued"
Krystian Abraszkiewicz
Junior Software Developer
"Pierce is an agile company that quickly adjusts to various situations. It dares to try new approaches and values adaptability."
Olga Karpiarz
Team Leader CD Planning
"Corporation in the best meaning - takes care of an employee in a family way and provides development possibilities, supervisor support as well as wide profit package."
Linda Junghanss
Team Leader DACH
"Working for Pierce means working in a fast-changing and growing work environment. One can learn a lot from that while working with a very diverse and international team."

Skills & Requirements

To succeed in this role we believe that you have worked with sourcing global suppliers for at least three years. You are a self-starter with good market knowledge and a track record in sourcing sustainable suppliers with the capacity to scale up production to meet high demand.

  • Strong business acumen, ability to communicate and influence, being organizational agile

  • Strong analytic skills and project leader, well familiar to sourcing and supplier management

  • Self-organizing, structured, keep focus under pressure, solution oriented and target driven

  • Strong professional integrity and ethics in relation to suppliers

  • Good leadership skills; able to set clear vision and direction, can build high performing teams, contribute to improve and simplify the business, foster the passion culture with trust and energy

What we offer

  • A fun place to work at
  • Being part of an international and multi culture team
  • A chance to make a difference.
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Diverse working days, high and low
  • Working both with Hardline and Softline

Great Place to Work

  • International work atmosphere & amazing teamwork

  • After Work activities

  • Company sponsored sports events

  • Discount on company products

  • Competitive benefits

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

About the company

Pierce is the ecommerce company that has grown to become Europe’s biggest online retailer for gear and accessories within Motorcycles and Snowmobiles. We do this throughout Europe through our shops 24MX, XLmoto and SledStore. The company is in an amazing growth spurt, growing by 30% annually. At the beginning of 2009 we were a team of 4, today we are 400 international professionals, committed to giving our customers across 17 European markets a huge range of products and an extraordinary level of service.

Our turnover during 2019 was 120 MEUR, up over 30% from the year before. And 2020 has started well. We continue our growth journey and, as a 'D-Award' finalist, we were recognized as one of the 3 best e-commerce companies in Sweden - something we are very proud of. In 2020 Pierce also received the Sweden's Best Managed Companies recognition, sponsored by the global audit firm Deloitte in cooperation with Nasdaq.

It started with a passion for our sport, was driven by the enthusiasm of our staff and we still dare to reach out for more with love and dedication for our customers.

Join us on our quest to become the most admired retailer within the motorcycle industry and shape the way motor enthusiasts shop by offering a state-of-the-art online shopping experience built on passion, professionalism, and a good dose of rebellious spirit.

We are passionate about riding motorcycles and have an exciting program for employees who want to learn to ride or get more involved in motorsport. But non-riders are also very welcome to join of course.

2005All started in a garage with two MX enthusiasts who wanted to change the shopping experience for their follow petrolheads.

2009Pierce AB began with the launch of 24MX by 4 employees. Initial focus was on selling parts and equipment to the Motocross world.

2013XLMOTO launched with a special focus on onroad motorcycle equipment. At this point a European wide presence was already built with the focus on bigger markets.

2013SledStore went live with pow passion and endless trails. SledStore is a Mecca for the Nordic snowmobile fanatics.

2016Our own European distribution center, PDC, opened their gates and storage racks to offer our customers an even bigger range, quicker deliveries and excellent service. Over time it's grown to almost 40,000 SQM - the size of six football pitches.

2018Pierce announced the acquisition of MotoBuykers, a Spanish e-commerce motorcycle player, to strengthen its footprint in southern Europe.

2019Pierce opened up for sales outside Europe on our global sites 24mx.com and xlmoto.com

2020Pierce was recognized as one of the three best eCommerce companies in Sweden with the nomination as 'D-Award' finalist.

2020Pierce rolled out a new state-of-the-art ecommerce platform to further strengthen the customer experience

2020Pierce received the Sweden’s Best Managed Companies recognition, sponsored by Deloitte in cooperation with Nasdaq

2021Pierce completed an IPO and listed its shares on Nasdaq Stockholm's main market.

TodayWe have a local presence in 17 European markets with 400 employees, 5 offices in Sweden (Stockholm and Åre), Spain (Barcelona), and Poland (Szczecin).

Martina Gavláková | Contact Person

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