opex manager, indirect sourcing in Shanghai

Shanghai, Shanghai
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CNY 30,000 per year
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job description


Manages the China related operational TG&S purchases (over 10K euro PO) in collaboration with all the business stakeholders

Follows purchasing strategy define by group purchasing function

Is accountable for the Purchasing performance & Savings

Contributes to the construction of the book of specifications, if require

Consolidates the requirement for all China sites & develop national frame agreement

Supports China Local Procurement Representative (LPR) coordinator to animate & lead China site LPR network to get synergy from best practice sharing and framework negotiation.

Coordinate with LPRs, category buyers (for all of non-RM & non-SES domains) and key site management.

Makes sure that LPRs are up to speed about purchasing procedures, processes and strategies

Prepares and follows up reporting and key metrics to support site purchasing process improvement

Is accountable for the agreed upon service level towards sites, performs account / client relationship management and is responsible for planning / executing customer satisfaction improvement actions

Get LPRs trained when needed to ensure homogeneous and high level of competencies amongst them

Defines and monitors the relevant set of KPIs to guarantee the right functioning of interfaces between LPRs and sites

Is an enabler of ideas / best practices sharing between sites

Supports implementation of contracts in the sites - together with category buyers (for all of all of non-RM domains & non-SES) & LPRs, monitors the contract roll-out (cost, time and quality) and manages suppliers conformance issues

Supports and drives contract compliance for all categories, spot buy reduction and automation increase


Support Capex / TG&S Domain Manager, Asia Pacific, to facilitate APAC TG&S Purchasing Excellence program implementation in collaboration with Global Purchasing Excellence team and APAC TG&S Buyers

Develop collaborative relationships with the Business Units & other Functions

Participates to the Global network of TG/S Buyers


Degree in mechanical or chemical engineering 

More than 8 years of experience in a Purchasing function

Experience in following fields

Leading a team and managing site operational purchasing or CAPEX purchasing

Plant Maintenance, Repair, Operations items.

Contractors/ Suppliers Evaluation & management,

Worked on SAP or other ERP tools 

Experience in Multi-national company with excellent interpersonal communication skills 

Languages: Mandarin, English 

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