Director, Global Supply Management at Glossier
New York City, NY, US


Director, Global Supply Management is the senior functional leader within Global Supply Management. Global Supply Management function drives overall global vendor strategy for Glossier’s physical product portfolio.  As a company that works only with third party manufacturers - this role has significance importance as it ensures our ability to provide a sustainable, scalable and high quality supply chain for our products.   Key accountabilities under this role include:

  • Vendor selection criteria & qualification
  • Contract negotiations and contract compliance
  • Overall supplier relationship management
  • Supplier performance and reviews
  • Cost negotiations and margin accountability based on cost targets
  • Vendor issues management

Six Month Expectations: 

  • Alignment with internal stakeholders on vendor strategy (with PD, Logistics, Quality, etc.)
  • Assessment of current vendor base and approach/plan to move to a strategic vendor base with higher levels of collaborative partnerships
  • Level of knowledge of current vendor capabilities and gap identification
  • Make progress toward simplifying buy transactions through vendor consolidations as well as directed buy/Turnkey model

Twelve Month Expectations: 

  • Move to Directed Buy/TK model for over 50% of our partners
  • Establish cross functional efforts and reduce top item lead-times by 20%
  • Secure IP ownership for our top 10 products
  • Have contingency plans for top item

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Min 8 to 10 year of procurement/contract manufacturing or supply chain experience
  • BA/BS degree in business, supply chain, technical or related field, Graduate degree a plus
  • Excellent negotiations skills with a partnership approach
  • Experience in managing and developing a team
  • Appreciation for and strong grasp of the Glossier brand
  • Willingness to travel (20 to 25%, Domestic and International)

About Glossier 

Glossier is a beauty company that lives in NYC, is sold on the internet, and promotes a skincare-first philosophy that celebrates beauty in real life.