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We share a vision of creating original, modern, and casual design for every room in the home. Curiosity, creativity and a passion for design are common characteristics of Umbra people around the world. We work out of more than 15 different countries, collaborating and pulling the best out of each other and ourselves. We are a private company with more than 30 years of experience in our industry—still led by our original founders.

We are driven. We explore options and seek out innovative solutions—not just in our product development cycle, but in the way we approach our business. Our business model is unique: no other housewares company is so intensely focused on continuously designing original product, while at the same time managing production, distribution and our very own flagship retail store. Our products sell in over 120 countries, with exciting plans for expansion. Being vertically integrated and truly global allows us to develop broad and diverse business skills.

We are Umbra.

Original...our people cherish design and are continuously innovating new products that respond to everyday challenges in the home

Modern...our people embrace and drive change in a business that is constantly evolving

Casual...our people don’t take themselves too seriously, but we’re professionals in our approach to business and leadership

If you are looking for a truly unique work experience where you can apply your creativity, individuality and intelligence to a growing global business, take a look at an opportunity at Umbra!

 


Opportunities at Umbra



Import & Export Coordinator

2015-05-01

This position …

The Import & Export Coordinator role supports the Logistics Specialist with respect to the daily operations in logistics and customs.

The details …

  • Prepare inter-company and export documentation in a timely and accurate manner to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare and update global tracking reports on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist on customs duty refund and drawback projects.
  • Intercompany and overseas commercial invoices, import /export documentation, packing lists, certificates of origin.
  • Maintain tracking report for ocean and air shipments.
  • Review and request bookings made by freight forwarders.
  • Knowledge of commodities tariff codes classifications to ensure total duties are minimized.
  • File B13A for export shipments.
  • Request and review NAFTA certificates.
  • Gather information from various internal sources to manage our database of Lacey Act information.
  • Provide broker with supplementary information required for customs clearance.
  • Run arrival reports for USA, Canada & Europe and follow up past due shipments.
  • Work with Category Managers and China team to get additional customs information when needed (FDA, Lacey, Textiles and clocks).
  • Work with broker to file amended entries for shortages and overages.
  • Ability to learn ERP system.

Job info…

  • Business and mailing address: 40 Emblem Court, Scarborough ON, M1S 1B1
  • Full time permanent position
  • Health and Dental benefits provided
  • Pension plan
  • On-site café, and gym facilities
  • Compensation $41,000 annually

What we’re looking for …

  • Bachelor’s Degree with additional education in Logistics. Minimum of 4 years total working experience in logistics (import/export), with 2 years of international experience.
  • Experience working in China considered an asset.
  • Ability to Speak Mandarin.
  • Strong organization, communication and time management skills required.
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to follow-up and solve problems.
  • Advanced excel and PC skills.
  • CCLP Candidate

What we offer …

This is a place where innovative minds thrive and collaborate with other like-minded individuals. We share a passion for creativity and a drive to make things happen. We value our unique work space, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates incentive programs, group benefits and RSP, as well as more exciting things like continuous learning opportunities, recognition galore, an on-site gourmet café to treat yourself, and full gym facilities to work it off after. Overall, a pretty great place to work!

How to apply …

If this grabs your attention, send your resume to jobs@umbra.com , referencing “Import & Export Coordinator; in the subject line.

 


Product Line Coordinator

2015-04-15

The position …

The Product Line Coordinator’s role is to provide support to the Product Line Managers to deliver great product to the global market from concept through to production. Organization, information accuracy and attention to details are a must.

What we need…

  • Support Product Management team in the development process. Maintain product information and ensure integrity across all systems.
  • Develop material to support the sales and marketing team. Including product presentations, product training material, packaging specifications, item weights & measures, features & benefits content and web copy.
  • Prepare and distribute accurate monthly sales reports, assortment line plans, and quarterly productivity reports. Assist in analyzing data and report back findings to the Product Line Manager
  • Create Request for Quotation (RFQ) outlining the requirements for sourcing new product.
  • Manage sample order process for new product including but not limited to showrooms, tradeshow and sales samples
  • Maintain a competitive database including market share, product differentials, and cost/price positioning
  • Support Product Line Manager (PLM) team with meeting preparation. Set up meetings, document decisions and monitor deadlines.

What you bring’re looking for …

  • Preferred minimum 3-5 years’ experience in consumer goods preferably giftware or home products industry.
  • Must have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and able to adapt to changing priorities as well as an appreciation for design
  • Demonstrates assertiveness in pursuing open issues to closure
  • Provide input to create improved processes that increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Proficiency in excel, PowerPoint and Product Management Systems
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent preferred in Business, Marketing or similar program.

What we bring…

This is a place where innovative minds thrive and collaborate with other like-minded individuals. We share a passion for creativity and a drive to make things happen. We value our unique work space, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates incentive programs, group benefits and RSP, as well as more exciting things like continuous learning opportunities, recognition galore, an on-site gourmet café to treat yourself, and full gym facilities to work it off after. Overall, a pretty great place to work!

How to apply …

If this grabs your attention, send your resume to jobs@umbra.com , referencing “Product Line Coordinator” in the subject line.