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Bark & Co // new generation pet brand
New York City    Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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We are seeking to hire a Sourcing Manager for our Bright business to support Barks rapid growth & product expansion in the wellness space. The position will be based at HQ in NYC, reporting to the VP of Sourcing & will take responsibility for a growing portfolio.The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for leading the execution of category sourcing strategies for ingredients, contract manufacturing, & primary & secondary packaging. The role will also focus on supporting new product launches from an ingredient sourcing standpoint


  • Execution of category strategies: collaborate with Bright team to implement action plans for contract manufacturers, primary components, secondary components, actives/inactives
  • Lead supplier selection process for contract manufacturing & supplier agreement negotiations
  • Support supply chain & cash flow initiatives: implement vendor management inventory programs, optimize supply chain lead time, & maximize economic value
  • New product launches: engage with Marketing & Product Development/Innovation teams to support new development activities. Develop new suppliers & source new material with a focus on speed to market, quality, cost & supply stability.
  • Gather & maintain continual knowledge regarding supply market dynamics, trade & industry dynamics
  • Maintain & manage lead-time, quality & delivery negotiations


  • At least 2+ years in a well-respected supply chain organization with a track record of results managing direct material & packaging categories. CPG or Direct Selling procurement role in pharmaceutical, health & wellness, cosmetic & food/consumable categories a plus
  • Experience with category management across multiple channels & multi-step strategic sourcing processes; able to lead & manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Strong project management skills, including stakeholder, timeline, & meeting management skills
  • Understanding of general procure to pay processes & systems, including use of ERP systems
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal & presentation skills; comfortable & credible with both internal stakeholders & external audiences
  • Manages change through influence; capable of driving major commercial decisions across a diverse set of stakeholders
  • A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding & proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself & others; easily accepts constructive input from others
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, chemistry, engineering, supply chain, or a related field

This position is a full-time, salaried position. It is located on-site at our office in Manhattan, NY. We offer health insurance for both you & your pup, 401k, wonderful team lunches, & a dog to pet anytime you wish.

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