Source components and products to support sales team;
Manage product development projects by working with both internal and external parties to meet performance, schedule and cost targets;
Develop and maintain effective and efficient supplier base to support overall corporate product line strategy;
Develop and manage product cost details database;
Ensure quality and compliance of all products and components into company supply chain;
Identify, qualify and establish suppliers for component and product needs;
Conduct market research, propose and implement cost control and reduction plan according to company needs;
Work with engineer team to propose and implement strategic purchasing plan;
Understand IFI’s new product development needs, plan and manage product development schedules from initiation to market launch;
Travel as needed;
Other duties that are assigned by the management.
A bachelor degree, electronics or engineering background is required;
At least 3 years' solid experience in Toys/Electronics industry;
Experience in sizeable Foreign Buying is preferred.
Self-motivated, with strong sense of commitment and able to work under pressure.
Well organized, with good interpersonal and communication skills.
Able to work well within a team.
Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and Outlook is a must.
Good command of both written and spoken English. CET-6 certificate is preferred.
Innovation First International (Shenzhen) Limited
Innovation First International was founded on the belief that innovation very early in the design process is necessary to produce simple and elegant product designs. The company began developing electronics for unmanned mobile ground robots and is now an industry leader in research and development for the IT, hobby, competition, education and toy markets.
Innovation First International's three main subsidiaries, VEX Robotics, Inc., Innovation First Labs, Inc. (makers of HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures), and RackSolutions, Inc. span the education, consumer and business-to-business markets. The VEX Robotics Design System is the leading platform for elementary school, middle school and high school education and competitive robotics. Leveraging the company's core competency in electrical and mechanical engineering, the RackSolutions division works closely with all major computer OEMs to provide custom mounting solutions and industry-wide rack compatibility for data installations of all sizes.
The company has subsidiaries in Shenzhen, Dongguan, Wuhan and Hong Kong of China, Manchester of the United Kingdom, Toronto of Canada, Luxembourg, Australia and UAE. With an advanced in-house metal fabrication plant, distribution center and corporate office located together in Greenville, Texas, USA, the company is poised to continue on a rapid growth path. Please visit website for additional information.