We have an opportunity for a Senior Head of Product Sourcing on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Shenzhen. For further information about this position please apply. Expat candidates will receive full relocation and expat package.
- As the Senior Head of Product Sourcing - Head of DeparPtment, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our supply chain and procurement activities.
- You will be responsible for overseeing the procurement process, managing supplier relationships, negotiating contracts, and optimizing costs while maintaining the highest quality standards.
- Your responsibility will involve training, leading, and expanding the existing sourcing/procurement department, which currently consists of 15-20 employees.
- Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
- Build and lead a high-performing procurement team, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure their professional development.
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and conditions, including pricing, delivery schedules, and quality standards.
- Identify potential suppliers, evaluate their capabilities, and conduct supplier performance assessments to ensure compliance with our quality standards.
- Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, such as product development, manufacturing, and finance teams, to understand their requirements and ensure timely procurement of materials and components.
- Monitor market trends, industry developments, and technological advancements to identify opportunities for innovation and cost savings within the procurement process.
- Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a related field. A master's degree or professional certification (e.g., CIPS) is a plus.
- Proven experience as a Procurement Manager or in a similar leadership role, preferably within the consumer electronics industry.
- In-depth knowledge of procurement principles, best practices, and supply chain management.
- Strong negotiation skills with a track record of achieving cost savings and favorable contract terms.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
- Mandarin and English written and spoken fluency.