Procurement Specialist

Product Sourcing and Purchasing

ABOUT US

We are growing faster than expected and are always looking to add qualified staff members to our rockstar team! GloFX is the Electronic Dance Music Community’s premier supplier of Rave Glasses, Glow Gloves, and Light Up Accessories. We believe in making high-quality products, and we are not afraid to charge more for the best materials and product guarantees. We are headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, which is a great place to live! Our entire operation and staff is located here.

AWARD WINNING COMPANY

GloFX was recently recognized on the prestigious Inc.5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

GloFX placed #1650 on this list, among numerous leading businesses. This recognition and award displays GloFX’s incredible innovation that continually changes the world of EDM.

ABOUT THE JOB

GloFX is looking to hire a Procurement Specialist to operate the daily functions of Product Development, Sourcing, and Purchasing. This 1-person department requires a strategic thinker with an analytical yet creative mind. Primary functions will include developing new products, strategic sourcing, supply chain development, and placing of precisely formulated purchase orders. This individual will work closely with our Inventory Coordinator, Director of Production, Marketing Manager, and Accounting Team. GloFX is a fast-growing company with opportunities for career growth

Job Duties:

  • Working directly with the Marketing Team to innovate new or existing products
  • Utilizing feedback/input from our Customer Service and Production Teams to resolve defects and improve product designs
  • Carrying out detailed communication of product design specifications, details, and/or improvements to our remote Engineers and Suppliers. This includes the facilitation and/or execution of all tasks related to bringing a product to market
  • Supply chain development and optimization based on the needs of the company’s internal departments
  • Strategic sourcing and vetting new suppliers for reliability, price, and quality comparison. This includes multiple rounds of sampling and testing products for adherence to our strict quality standards and all applicable regulations (i.e. FDA, USDA, Hazmat Shipping etc.)
  • Existing/New supplier relations and negotiations. This involves consistently working to maintain good supplier relations and optimal pricing/terms long after a product has launched
  • Analyzing current/historical sales data to accurately plan, forecast, and place purchase orders for stock products, materials, and supplies.
  • Working with our sales executives to quote lead times and execute orders for customized product
  • Continuously communicating detailed timelines and status updates for all stock, custom, and new products to all departments involved
  • Invoice management and payment scheduling with accounts payable
  • Precision budget management
  • Monthly data collection and reporting

Job Requirements:

  • Strategic sourcing experience
  • Understanding of product development
  • Understanding of just-in-time inventory
  • Understanding of business and ROI
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Analytical thinker
  • Creativity
  • Project management
  • Self-starter, able to succeed in a fluid and fast-paced work environment

Values:

  • Drive for greatness
  • Be authentic, honest, and transparent
  • Continually strive for improvement
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Community/Culture
  • Constant-Improvement
  • Consistency
  • Moral and value driven leadership
  • Prioritize activities that have the biggest impact
  • Be responsive and go the extra mile
  • Act with a sense of urgency always.
  • No one succeeds alone

Compensation:

  • Salary
  • Paid-Time Off with a flexible vacation policy
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Casual work environment
  • Opportunity to join an Inc. 5000 brand & one of Tallahassee’s fastest growing companies

To apply, email the following information to Careers@GloFX.com

Email Subject Line:

Application for {insert job title here} – {your full name}

Applications Must Include:

Resume

Cover Letter

3 References

3 Reasons why you would be a good fit for the job