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Head of LDA GVP HUB-CN Procurement Manager

Job Description

What are my responsibilities?

- Drive Cost Value Engineering CVE in China:
Drive CVE initiatives but also being ambassador and coach for CVE methods such as target costing and pricing, should costing or design to value to cross functions in all LDA factories. Global CVE projects need to be managed and reported continuously. And cost benchmarking of LDA products to the market are to be conducted.

- Lead to define commodity strategies & drive Sourcing initiatives and supplier development & management
Define sourcing strategies & initiatives based on business and market conditions, market analysis of material/products/services to be sourced & vendor profile, support the global LDA factories with sourcing from China for Supply Chain Resilience and procurement productivity. Implement and drive the critical component strategy for global LDA demand in alignment with global commodity management, product lifecycle management, supplier quality management and global locations.
Identify, negotiate, and award new suppliers. Review and reporting of KPIs and initiate potential counter measures. Management of outsourcing partners to ensure availability, best cost, quality and sustainability together with cross functions.

- People Management:
Manage a team of people with different Procurement functions and enable them to achieve their annual targets. Identify, recognize, and recommend rewards for performance in order to motivate the workforce and ensure smooth working.

What do I need to qualify for this job?
- At least 8 years’ experience on industry manufacturing (e.g. motor / drive branch) experience, with min. 5 years in different functions including, procurement, or product lifecycle management (R&D), or supplier quality management (SQM). Experience on working with global teams for min 5 years, international collaboration and intercultural experience (mainly EU & US)
- With working experience on CVE, understand and apply methods on cost reduction/ sourcing activity
- 3 years’ experiences in leadership on procurement area
- Fluent in English

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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