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Sourcing Manager - American Consumer Durable - Lead a team
- Continually develop procurement and leadership skills
- Embrace and implement LEAN/Six Sigma thinking and processes
About Our Client
Join a leading consumer business as the Sourcing Manager. This position is based at the plant in Shanghai. The Company is a recognized leader in their industry and is looking to take a major leap forward in sourcing by hiring a top tier professional.
Develop and execute commodity strategies leveraging the seven-step strategic sourcing process
Conduct bid analysis, negotiations, contract development, and supplier development
Manage supplier performance through supplier report cards, risk assessments, and vendor due diligence
Deliver KPIs in the areas of cost savings, cost assessments, Lean/Six Sigma, and cash flow improvements
Conduct thorough market analysis in order to forecast and manage price trends
Establish strong relationships with key strategic vendors and leverage fact based negotiation tactics to secure spend under contract.
Prepare and send RFQ/RFI for commodity projects as needed; Drive the RFx process for your products
Partner with engineering, product management, materials and quality teams to support new product introductions
The Successful Applicant
Bachelor's degree in Engineering required. Lean Six Sigma as plus.
8+ years in Sourcing plus 3+year in management
Strong negotiation and vendor management experience needed
Proficiency in MS office and MS Project preferred
Strong data analytic and presentation skills
Procurement experience using ERP system needed
Top caliber and career minded Strategic Sourcing professional highly encouraged to apply
What's on Offer
Team Leadership opportunities.