CAREER
  • Purchasing Manager/Director
  • Location: Shanghai
  • Position: Purchasing Manager
  • Responsibilities:
  • ● Overall responsible for raw material purchasing,  supplier management and sourcing activities for China operations
    ● Develop and realize China operational purchasing strategy; Conduct and deploy cost reduction plan to reach the business targets of the purchasing department
    ● Drive China purchasing organization to assure the proper raw material supply of China plants and optimize the ratio of local supply
    ● Lead of supply contracts negotiation and investigation of supplier market
    ● Supervise the implementation of China Purchasing Standards and procurement systems and processes
    ● Standardize and drive continuous improvement on supplier management and evaluation in terms of service, prices, delivery conditions, payment conditions and warranties
    ● Optimize and explore supplier panel and new supplier development through benchmarking studies
    ● Maintain close relationships and effective commutations with other cross-functional managers with respect to purchasing aspects
    ● Act as a contract widow between China operations and global divisions/departments with regards to all purchasing related affairs
    ● Support the execution of the regional/global purchasing projects/strategies in China
    ● Report to Managing Director and perform other duties as assigned
     
  • Requirements:
  • ● Bachelor degree or above, ideally with chemicals/materials background or commercial education with good technical understanding
    ● Rich experience in a similar role in chemicals industry
    ● International purchasing experience is a plus
    ● Preferable experience and technical knowledge in chemicals, specialty materials technologies
    ● Good knowledge of the market/trends and new suppliers developments
    ● Outstanding problem solving ability 
    ● Familiar with standard tools like MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Power-Point and SAP
    ● Good in English (both spoken and written) 
    ● Strategic thinking, structured approach of tasks
    ● Proficiency in communication and negotiation skills on an international basis
    ● Proactive and strong implementation ability
    ● Convincing leadership as behavior model, team player and motivator for subordinates
    ● Good people management skill and ability of decision-making
    ● Ability to deliver results under pressure
    ● Highly credible, honest and reliable
     
  • Motivated candidate please send your detailed resume in both English and Chinese and permanent contact to one of the following addresses: 

    E-mail: recruit_sh@bergerexecutive.com
    Berger Executive Resources (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Suite 1204 ShengGao International Tower, 137 Xianxia Road, Hongqiao Development Zone, Shanghai 200051, China

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