APAC Procurement and Supply Chain Director (Shenzhen based)

Location: Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Sales & Marketing
Salary: Up to HK$1600000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH241495_1584686825

Our client is a global industrial automation solutions and equipments manufacturer. A new opportunity for a China based (Shenzhen / Shanghai) Procurement Director has arisen. Reporting to the VP of Supply Chain APAC, you will

  • Drive procurement initiative together with Regional Supply Chain Managers to manage key procurement milestones to ensure on-time completion.
  • Drive continuous improvement of supply chain processes and implementation of tools to meet business needs on cost, lead time, service level performance and quality.
  • Develop and implement a 5-year sourcing strategy for Asia for key commodities like castings, valves, forging, machining, fabricator subcontractors, spring, rubber etc to achieve cost containment, improve suppliers' performance and supply risk mitigation.
  • Develop supplier development and continuous improvement programs to achieve improved lead times, better quality and speed to deliver to meet our customers' expectations.
  • Negotiate suppliers' contracts and manage negotiations for pricing, terms and conditions of purchases with key suppliers, new product introduction and/or project buyouts if required.
  • Continuously and actively identify gaps in supply chain processes which include but not limited to sourcing, purchasing, supplier scoring and measurement.
  • Define the goals for AP supply chain and develop metrices to measure performance. Take timely corrective actions when there are deviations from goals.

To qualify, you will have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in supply chain management and procurement in a global multinational organization.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in a senior leadership role and experience in management of an AP regional team will be a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following commodities such as die castings, machined parts, fabrication work, and springs will be required.
  • Experience working in a matrix organization preferred
  • Excellent problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Eeffective communication skills with senior leadership and across cultural/geographical boundaries
  • Mobility in frequent travel

Please contact Mavis Chan on (852) 3103 4332 or APPLY NOW by clicking the button below quoting reference number MC241495

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