International Supplier Compliance Coordinator

Job Description
Description
Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT), is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets. The Garden Group, providing sales support and logistics for both proprietary brands and other consumer recognized brands, is searching for an International Supplier Compliance Coordinator to support the Garden Groups International Sourcing department.



RESPONSIBILITIES:



Coordinate and facilitate factory audits with 3rd party auditor, factory and customers

Facilitate and communicate audit Corrective Action Plan with factory, customer, and internal parties.

Maintain factory audit results, status and expiration dates in Compliance database

Research customer’s audit compliance requirements and updates other departments as necessary

Coordinate and facilitate product and packaging testing samples, maintain and communicate results

Organize production QC inspections with 3rd party auditor, factory and customer

Order retailer required custom labels

Enter factory/supplier information into customers proprietary system

Liaison with Accounts Payable department for audit/inspection and testing invoices and vendor charge backs

Coordinate supplier compliance activities and requirements with the company’s China office

Provide general support for Lowe’s, Home Depot and Wal-Mart Direct Import program requirements

Support Sourcing Managers with other projects as needed


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS



3-5 years related experience

Associates Degree or equivalent work experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel

Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills

Detail oriented with a high sense of urgency

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work well in a team setting and independently

Sourcing for big box retailer and 3rd party auditing experience are a plus

3rd party audit experience is a plus

CENTRAL GARDEN & PET IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Company

Central Garden & Pet

Job Code

State or Province

Massachusetts

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