Job Detail Ref - #26506

Product Development / Sourcing Manager

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Job Description

A Japanese company in Seattle is looking for Product Development / Sourcing Manager.

Position: Product Development / Sourcing Manager

Industry: Food/Trading

Location: Seattle, WA

Languages: English/Japanese

Pay: $50 - $65k (Depending on your experience)

Status: Full time + benefits


  • Understand the trend, find and create a plan for a new product development
  • Identify the market and trends, implement and execute new brand product working with a team
  • Find the best supplier and negotiate costs and term with suppliers
  • Work with overseas manufacturers to maintain the relationship and troubleshoot issues
  • Attend trade shows and qualify suppliers and manager supplier relationships
  • Create presentation materials for potential clients
  • Support packing products and arrange shipments


  • Experience on sourcing and buying food products for at least 1 year
  • Experience/knowledge on food safety and customs compliance
  • Experience/knowledge on working with vendors and suppliers in food or trading industry
  • Business level of Japanese language skill
  • Great communication skills will be invaluable
  • Computer skills
  • Up to 25% business travel required