Procurement Manager (Riga, Tallinn or remote within EMEA)

Printify

Printify

Operations
Riga, Latvia
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
The Company
James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify
“Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss and set your schedule. So far, we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”
In 2021, Printify secured $50m in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, founders of the leading technology companies Wise and Squarespace, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.
The Role
As a Procurement Manager at Printify, you'll define procurement strategies and lead the execution of Supply Partnerships procurement targets throughout the entire lifecycle, from initial planning to seamless delivery and handover to operational teams. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, you'll ensure sourcing targets are delivered meticulously and on schedule. You'll negotiate with suppliers to secure favorable terms and drive innovation within the procurement process. Attention to detail, outstanding communication, and robust organizational skills are imperative for success in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement procurement strategies to achieve Supply procurement targets.
  • Collaborate with category managers to understand product requirements and procurement needs.
  • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers and source products that meet quality, cost, and timeline requirements.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, and agreements with suppliers to ensure competitive pricing and favorable terms.
  • Build and maintain relationships with existing suppliers to optimize product selection and availability.
  • Monitor market trends, industry developments, and competitor activities to identify new sourcing opportunities and stay ahead of market changes.
  • Develop a scalable procurement process and organizational structure to effectively support core business and growth project requirements.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including Supply Product, Shipping, and Quality, to streamline the sourcing process and ensure seamless integration with other functions.
  • Maintain accurate records of procurement activities, supplier contracts, and product specifications.
  • Innovate within the procurement space, exploring new technologies and methods to enhance procurement operations and supplier relationships.
  • Provide regular updates and reports to management on procurement performance, supplier relationships, and market trends.
  • Provide support to other team members on a request basis.

Qualifications:

  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence and persuade suppliers to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret data, define strategies, and make informed decisions.
  • Proven experience in strategies definition, negotiation, and innovation specifically within the procurement space.
  • Experience in sourcing, procurement, or supply chain management, preferably in the retail or e-commerce industry, will be considered an advantage.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • A minimum of 5-6 years of experience in similar roles.

What We Offer:

  • Stock options, so you’ll own a part of Printify.
  • Opportunity to work fully remotely within EMEA time zones.
  • Work from anywhere – our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working space.
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM.
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment.
  • International relocation support for candidates who want to work in Riga or Tallinn.
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online.
  • A learning budget for your professional development and access to our book library.
  • Health insurance or a budget for it, depending on your location and contract.
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note, depending on your contract.
  • Extra paid days off for well-being, as well as a celebration day of your choice.
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance, depending on your location and contract.
Joining Printify means becoming part of an international company with an amazing team that’s grown to over 500 people from various backgrounds.
We play to win together and always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. We value a strong learning culture and a growth mindset.
Words From Our Investors
Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group
“Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust eCommerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customizable products with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.”
Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB
“With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product but also in their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.”
Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures
“Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and Print Providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”
At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.