Sourcing and Quality Manager

Date Posted: 30+ hari yang lalu

Job Description


Hey, we’re Article. We’re a digital-first furniture brand that’s working to make everyday living better by providing an easy way for people to furnish their space, with beautiful, modern furniture. We are a direct to consumer brand, with a head office in Canada and warehouse locations across the Americas. We also have an office in Asia that works closely with our vendors and has teams that are focused on Product, Sourcing and Quality. As we continue rapidly growing we’re now on the hunt for talented, enthusiastic team members to join us.
We’re looking for a Sourcing and Quality Manager to manage new product development and quality in Semarang. Your role will include Resourcing programs, New Product Introduction (NPI), New Vendor Sourcing, and managing quality with factories.

What You'll Do

  • Increasing the velocity of product development and bring new products to market faster.
  • Reviewing initial designs and providing feedback on function, quality, and cost engineering opportunities on new product development opportunities.
  • Preparing samples to be reviewed by the product developers and buying teams.
  • Working with vendors to design for lower costs through bill of material breakdown costing.
  • Managing local quality auditors to schedule periodic production checks, first of production audits, and CAPA verification.
  • Sourcing new vendors that meet Article’s price and quality standards to fill our product offering gaps.
  • Auditing new suppliers and preparing them for working with Article.
  • Implementing supplier excellence and continuous improvement with existing vendors to increase quality and decrease lead time (Lean / Six-Sigma).
  • When systemic issues are identified with a product, working with the vendor to implement a solution that eliminates the issue (CAPA).
  • Working closely with the HQ quality teams to work through the product development process and address customer quality issues.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • 10+ years experience with furniture manufacturing and sourcing in Asia
  • Solid understanding in furniture construction and design
  • Well networked and experience with vendors in case goods and upholstery
  • Willing to work and live in Vietnam and travel to adjacent countries as required
  • Experience sourcing and costing products at the component level


We want Article to be an amazing place to work, and we do our part to take care of our team. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide:
  • A team-oriented work environment. Article is lucky to employ a wide range of experts, and seeks to facilitate a culture of mentorship and curiosity. We take on the job learning seriously, and we have a lot of fun doing it.
  • The tools you need to get your job done well! We supply state-of-the-art laptops and the software you need to succeed.
  • Be a part of a fast growing company and an internationally recognized brand as we expand our operations into Asia.
Ready to become a Particle? Apply today. We're excited to meet you.

#INDARTICLEP Article is the easiest way to create a beautiful modern space.

Article started from a desire to improve efficiency and make furniture less expensive for everyone. In 2014 we had 4 employees; now we have over 1000 and have been growing at about 50% yearly.

Our office and warehouse space has grown from under 15,000 sq ft to over 1,200,000 sq ft, and our yearly revenue has grown to match.

Our head office is based in Vancouver, Canada, an office in Ho Chi Minh City, and warehouses in Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Jacksonville, Austin, Dallas, Portland, Houston, Denver, Baltimore, Toronto, Boston, and New Jersey.

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