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Prod Supply Network Engr II

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Location: Wuxi, 32, China
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2019

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Job Description


Major Role: To design the optimized Product Supply Network in collaboration with the Product Group

and other necessary process partners through the Total Cost of Supply process. They lead the Total


Cost of Supply analyses and network design and improvement projects, ensure PFEP reflects the

engineered value chain, and participate as team member for inbound and outbound logistics planning

projects for their area of responsibility.


Reporting directly to the Product Supply Supervisor, this role will undertake specific Product purchasing

responsibility and accountability. It will support the implementation of Product Group strategies while

collaborating to align the Category management supply strategies that will create a competitive

advantage for our customers by developing, optimizing, and integrating a world-class supply network.


Strategy - Through a strong knowledge of the product, NPI, and Category Strategies the incumbent will

sponsor, support and participate in both product and GSND initiates. Drive supply network collaboration

for developing new products (NPI), and/or enhancing Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) efforts

and/or creating valued new services by leveraging their leading technologies and business knowledge.


Customers - Manage Product expectations for Global Supply Network, to deliver benefits required to

sustain a competitive advantage. The role will require a good communicator capable of keeping the

customer and Global Supply Network fully informed of progress and working closely with both to ensure

all requirements are met. This role will interface with the local Product management to ensure alignment

of strategies and manage expectations.



·         Previous purchasing experience of 2-4 years required

·         Bachelor’s degree – or equivalent experience required

·         Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management preferred, e.g.; Certified

·         Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and Certified in

·         Integration Resource Management (CIRM), or comparable international certification is preferred.

·         Affiliation with Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and American Production and Inventory Control

·         Society (APICS), or comparable professional purchasing organization, preferred.

·         Proficiency in English is required; Local site language preferred

·         Previous 6 Sigma Greenbelt/Black Belt experience preferred

·         Facility with lean manufacturing, an understanding of lean principles is preferred

·         Previous cost modeling experience preferred

·         Incumbent must have well-developed communication and negotiation skills

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Aug 27, 2019