Location: Wuxi, 32, China
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2020
Manage supply network procurement related activities for a facility to deliver procurement excellence to operation through collaborating with multiple divisions supply management team. Deliver a lean, responsive and resilient material and services flow for the facility from source to dock and additional required points. Demonstrate leadership in recognizing the potential for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.
Major Role: - Accountable for operating and monitoring the facility procurement functions, as designed, to meet the defined response time, cost, quality and lean targets enabling optimal and efficient facility operations, collaborating with business partners and suppliers, and resolving facility specific supplier issues.
Reporting directly to the facility supply business manager and will be accountable for implementing the facility related procurement function and achieve operation excellence target through collaborating with multifunctional teams.
Strategy - Through a strong knowledge of the product, NPI, Category and Logistics Strategies the incumbent will support and participate in projects/initiatives to fully satisfying facilities expectations. Assist in the management of local subcontractors with input from the Category buyer related to the overall strategy. Collaborate with supply chain in helping to understand & monitor inventory levels in order to help relate it back to the overall network in terms of short dating, past dues and supplier shipping & delivery performance.
Purchase Order Management – Provide expertise in the launching & management of purchase orders for a facility to in the terms of parts related to pilots, production, and supplier tooling ensuring terms are correct.
Leadership – Lead cross plants supply professional to complete assigned task and manage team to conduct continuous improvement on standard process and work.
Previous purchasing experience required
Up to 5 years of job related experience
Team management experience is preferred
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
Knowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, an understanding of lean principles is preferred
Incumbent must have well-developed communication skill