Vendor Sourcing Specialist
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Arc'teryx Equipment

1,001-5,000 employees

We design and manufacture a wide range of mountain sports outdoor apparel.
Company Overview
Arc’teryx is a global design company based in North Vancouver, B.C. that specializes in technical high-performance outerwear and equipment. We design and manufacture a wide range of mountain sports outdoor apparel and equipment for all conditions and experiences, including mountaineering, ice and rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and trail running.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
People & HR
  • You have 3+ years' experience in product development (developing product/process) or sourcing with a focus on technical, innovative apparel and equipment
  • You have an Undergraduate Degree OR equivalent industry training, certification, or related business experience
  • You have experience effectively communicating with, and travelling to domestic and offshore vendors and manufacturers
  • You have experience in product costing and negotiation skills
  • You have a comprehensive understanding of design intent, product aesthetics, construction, production and fit
  • You have a complete understanding of the product lifecycle process - from ideation to consumer
  • You have a strong knowledge of raw materials, technical construction, and sourcing
  • You are detailed and accuracy oriented with strong organizational skills
  • You demonstrate initiative, agility and commitment
  • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions
  • You are goal driven with a results-oriented attitude
  • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it
  • You thrive in a fast paced, diverse, ever evolving and values led environment
  • You have a proven mentorship ability
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • You seek to execute the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions with an unwavering commitment to do right
  • As a Vendor Sourcing Specialist, you are responsible for supporting the global sourcing strategy and the development process from seasonal kick-off through to production readiness. Your innovative and details-focused approach to research, evaluate, onboard, and support new vendors ensures Arc'teryx has a qualified and diversified supply matrix as we expand our manufacturing capability and drive continuous improvement in innovation, agility, quality, and cost
  • The Sourcing Specialists are passionate about building engagement with our supply chain partners and bringing our product to life. We work to understand key product drivers and to apply and inform these drivers to our product engine
  • This role is based out of our North Vancouver office. Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada