The Bradford Hammacher Group

Specialist I - Global Sourcing

Job Locations US-IL-Niles
Full-time Position
FLSA Status


Do you want to be part of a dynamic team and add

value to an amazing organization?

The Bradford Exchange is a global direct to consumer

product marketing organization.  

We are hiring a Specialist I - Global Sourcing. 


The Specialist I - Global Sourcing is responsible for new project bidding and cost negotiation, vendor relationships and management, and tracking and coordinating production and quality information. 


  • Calculate Freight-in and Freight-out cost
  • Create internal Cost of Goods (COG)
  • Distribute and maintain internal COG
  • Maintain Cost of Goods and sampling status in tracking database              
  • Review new concept and programs with Program Managers
  • Consulting on new concepts and programs
  • Vendor selection
  • Development problem solving
  • Update development report
  • Review pre-production samples for accuracy and quality issues.
  • Package weight control
  • Production problem solving
  • Tracking report updates for personalized shipments




Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum five years International Purchasing/Buyer experience
  • Advanced MS Office skills, advanced Excel skills required
  • Proven cost negotiation skills
  • Ocean / Air freight calculation
  • Direct mail experience
  • Strong computer skills including word, excel, and databases
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven project management skills

What you can expect

  • A competitive compensation plan and great benefits
  • Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Hammacher Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner
  • We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!

The Bradford Exchange is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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