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Associate Manager, Procurement

Shanghai, China Job ID 15452 Apply

This role is responsible for the overall management of the Cans and Valves category for APAC region with a significantly high level of technical and supply complexity. Develop strategic partnerships with suppliers to assure supply continuity and deliver on cost and cash improvements, innovation and sustainability goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the objectives of supply continuity, cost savings, working capital improvement, sustainability, innovation and service

  • Manage key supplier relationships across the region and develop a deep level of understanding of the market and supply base

  • Lead supplier selection and component pricing for Innovation. Support Innovation projects through to commercialization and driving speed to achieve target cost, quality and timing targets

  • Develop and manage a regional procurement strategy for Cans and Valves in alignment with the global strategy, to deliver on cost and cash improvements, innovation, risk management, sustainability and other value-added elements of supplier relationships

  • Execute strategy through the procurement processes, negotiations, supplier evaluation and selection and contract negotiation/execution

  • Lead business reviews for strategic suppliers

  • Coordinate internal alignment with key stakeholders to drive cross-functional alignment with procurement initiatives

  • Deliver inflation forecasts used in the SCJ inflation budgeting process. Report and update in a timely manner cost savings and cash improvement to continuously track status against targets

  • Track commodities, mitigate inflation and provide contractual pricing information to operations teams

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, supply chain, engineering or related

  • Minimum 5 years experience in procurement portfolio or category management, procurement operations or other supply chain areas

 Job Requirements:

  • Full time

  • 10-20% of travel time expected

  • Flexible with meeting schedules across various time zones

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