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  • LocationHefei
  • BusinessEnvironmental Technologies
  • FunctionSupply Chain

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Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assists with Business GSM Strategy Development. Deploys GSM strategies and plans to make decisions necessary to purchase product or services, aligned with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.
  • Assures Contribution Metrics are updated and linked with site/business cost reduction portfolio.
  • Key player for negotiations with Suppliers, including Contract Administration.
  • Owns/Assists with Supplier Relationship Management Process (including supplier audits).
  • Creates and maintains contractual documents (Supply Agreements, Pricing Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Certificates of Insurance, etc.).
  • Assists with Commodity Reviews and Supply Intelligence
  • Inventory Management (where applicable): Organizes, controls, and minimizes materials on hand, slow moving and obsolete materials. May manage storeroom operations.
  • Acts as Procurement liaison between plants, including materials and quality areas.
  • Recommends changes to purchasing practices/supply management to ensure conformance with established laws, policies, and ethical principles activity-based costing). Participates in the planning and implementation of these changes.
  • Acts as main contact for RTP to ensure invoicing issues are eliminated or resolved immediately.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams focused on process improvements, cost reduction and supply chain issue resolution
  • Protects Intellectual Property (IP).
  • Ensures compliance with internal and external auditing requirements related especially to Purchasing or any other certification (if applicable)
  • Makes sure that the suppliers are environmental compliance and that the scrap is correctly disposed
  • Champions and advocates for the Global Buying Policy. Ensures compliance


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing –supply chain, purchase, planning 
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a plant or corporate buyer.
  • Experience with procurement processes and systems with general ERP (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft ) knowledge.