Head of Supply Chain Management LDA China

Job Description

What will you do if join us?

The position Head of Supply Chain Management LDA China, located in Beijing, covers three areas of responsibility: Strategic Project Procurement, Operational Procurement & Logistics and Strategic Procurement for Production partner outsourcing network. We are looking for a senior candidate, with extensive people management and procurement background, excellent communication skills, highest level of integrity with experience working in intercultural and dynamic environment.

  • Responsible for LDA China Supply Chain Management department including strategic Project procurement, operational Procurement & Logistics as well as strategic procurement for Production partner outsourcing network.
  • Manage, lead and develop 10 employees in 3 teams
  • Participate and provide support in bidding phase with appropriate procurement strategy and ensure early involvement of the project procurement team 
  • Coordinate various Project Procurement topics with HQ and other Regions.
  • Ensure development of a pool of new suppliers and the adherence to the supplier management processes (e.g. Qualification, evaluation, development…). Apply advanced negotiation technics (e-bidding, benchmarking etc)
  • Setup and execute Operational Procurement and Logistics processes for LDA China incl Warehouse Management, Transportation and Purchase Order Placement / expediting.
  • Drive supplier management process for production partner network outsourcing activities. Qualify and develop production partners and their critical sub-suppliers. Ensure to achieve most competitive cost at the defined quality standards.
  • Work together with R&D and PQM teams to achieve defined qualifications and cost savings targets for production partners.
  • Deliver productivity within the given CNI targets
  • Negotiate most favorable commercial terms with suppliers and outsourcing partners
  • Ensure the application of the procurement regulations as per Compliance guidelines and organization standards.

Who are we looking for?

·       Minimum 10 years’ working experience in a multinational company in SCM / procurement function; therein at least 5 years in a leadership role

·       Working experience in E&E industry (preferably motor industry) and project business

·       Excellent negotiation skills with a proven track record of successful negotiation results

·       Experience with outsourcing projects

·       Strong leadership and communication skills

·       Strong leadership and communication skills

·       Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably with a major in SCM or Mechanical / Electrical engineering

·       Fluent English

·       Good knowledge of advanced procurement technics (eg. e-bidding, pooling, cost benchmarking, supplier days etc)

·       Knowledge of logistics value flows (eg. import, export, warehouse management)

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Ltd., China

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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