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Global Social Responsibility & Product Integrity Manager (Remote)

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Location: 6600 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL, United States
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Requisition Number: 79154

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Overview

Private Brand is a top priority for the Company.  A key tenet of this priority is to ensure sourcing products from vendors and factories that comply to our Code of Ethics and Supplier Guiding Principals. The Global Social Responsibility & Product Integrity Manager will effectuate the day to day compliance operations to reach these goals and be an integral part of the Quality Assurance Engineering Team, which leads the Company’s efforts to source Private Brand products for the Company.


 

The GlobalSocial Responsibility & Product Integrity Manager implements the Company’s standard operating procedures for Vendor Compliance. The position is expected to improve factory grading scores while establishing long term relationships with vendors.  This includes managing and scheduling audits, Corrective Action Plans, remediation programs, and the onboarding and termination of factories and vendors. The position will collaborate with and provide support for the Company’s team of Quality Assurance Engineers in the U.S. and Asia regarding sustainability and sourcing initiatives. The position will be a valuable addition to the engineering team and will engage with the Company’s engineers on projects related to product design, packaging, chemical compliance, product testing, technologies, and sustainability, in order to derive innovative solutions.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations for all Direct Import and Private Brand suppliers, including but not limited to: investigating and resolving potential compliance violations of Company policy, local laws and regulations, mandatory and voluntary standards, ethical guidelines, and conflicts of interest standards; reviewing factory audit results and approving Corrective Action Plans, including accountability for moving factories from Needs Improvement status to Satisfactory status; managing third party auditors to implement and execute social compliance programs through effective communication with the Company’s merchants and Global Sourcing Office, vendors, overseas factories, and other service providers; effectuating a systematic process for issuing factory/vendor first and second warning notices and termination notices; mitigating risk by monitoring legal developments in specific industries or areas of law that could impact the organization’s operations.
  • Effectuates the vendor set up process for Private Brand/Vendor Onboarding, including but not limited to: maintaining and providing necessary social responsibility and compliance documentation to the Company’s new vendors including but not limited to Supplier Guiding Principles, Agree to Comply, FAQs, ect.; maintaining vendor-contact data in systems and databases to facilitate the chain of command agreement approvals; and collecting signatures and preserving fully executed vendor agreements
  • Collaborates with Company leaders to update the Company’s Vendor Compliance and Social Responsibility strategy and report social compliance performance and activity.
  • Facilitates 3-4 standard training and remediation programs annually for factory improvements.
  • Contributes to the Company’s product safety and regulatory compliance efforts by: assisting the Sustainability Team in developing and implementing sustainability and chemical compliance strategies; assisting with creating, modifying, and maintaining the Private Brand Product Database to support sourcing department initiatives and goals, such as a “Should-Cost Model,” modeling for  private brand products; engaging with the Company’s engineers and leaders on projects related to product design, packaging, chemical compliance, product testing, technologies, and sustainability, in order to derive innovative solutions and overcome sourcing and production challenges.

 

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Logistic, Trade Compliance, Business, Auditing, Ethics, International Business, Product Sourcing, Product Testing, Sustainability,  Manufacturing, Engineering, Project Management and/or KPIs.
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in related field such as Experience in corporate compliance programs.  Experience in manufacturing processes. Ability to manage complex data to deliver metric based results.
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to use computers and technology for information, and to access information necessary to complete the job.
  • ISO 8000 or similar training a plus.
  • Skilled in strategic, tactical, and operational business activities.
  • Skilled in managing third party auditors and partners.
  • Skilled in working on concurrent projects involving different countries with emphasis on Asia. 
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications and conflict management.
  • Experience in organizing training programs and conducting training.
  • Ability to foster partnerships with diverse groups and organizations.
  • English, foreign language a plus.

 

 

About The ODP Corporation: The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of products and services through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform and omnichannel presence, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals, a B2B digital procurement solution, online presence, and a network of Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores. Through its operating companies Office Depot, LLC; ODP Business Solutions, LLC; Veyer, LLC; and Varis, LLC, The ODP Corporation empowers every business, professional, and consumer to achieve more every day.

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule: The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

 

How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

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