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Procurement Additives Specialist - China

Procurement Additives Specialist - China

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136967BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for providing elemental support for category strategy development (category aligned), developing category management knowledge and conducting day-to-day procurement execution activities under supervision, in order to meet the Service Level Agreements and Operational Level Agreements for procurement operations.

Job Purpose

  • To maintain a detailed understanding of supply and demand dynamics to be able to allow effective management of the spend category
  • To oversee the collation and analysis of supplier data and to use this to identify and manage risks and opportunities for business advantage
  • To deliver procurement projects to realise planned savings, maintain quality and continuity minimise business risk; reporting procurement outcomes as required / where appropriate, to be responsible for the actions of direct reports in doing the same
  • As appropriate, to work closely with the procurement Hubs / Sectors to support and enable regional delivery of globally defined category strategies
  • To undertake procurement / sourcing activity in a compliant manner in accordance with corporate policies and processes, defined governance and delegations of authority
Key Accountabilities
  • Assist procurement categories with the management of supplier pricing and material data updates and vendor master approvals. Implement continuous improvement to the process whenever possible. This includes coordinating PLM / JDE data updates
  • Support procurement categories and closely work with GSC to ensure supply resilience and monitor supplier KPIs tracking, and monitor raw material project milestone and progress
  • Support, validate, and report the regional delivery in cost savings and cash delivery working closely with both regional and global finance. Support the identification of major region owned cost and cash projects and ensure they are loaded into Salesforce
  • Provide procurement input and cost information for new and existing products or services. Also provide cost support to network ops and the OEM bid team
  • Support GSC and finance teams in the development of gap analysis and compliance projects related to P2P. Report and analyze P2P metrics to ensure smooth operations, continuous improvement, and early escalation of issues. Monitor and support GBS Accounts Payable activities to ensure accurate payment terms deployment and timely invoice payments
  • Various project support and data requests – from variance analysis, spend summaries, data validation, and scenario analysis. This may also include leading or supporting sourcing activities and event
  • Develop reports, MI, analysis, report procurement KPI’s and develop raw material market insights that will help to address adverse trends and improve procurement performance
Requirements
  • Degree Qualified
  • CIPS or equivalent
  • Experience in Supply Chain and Business Management
  • Related technical knowledge pertaining to the sourcing role
  • Multilingual preferred, the ability to review supplier capability audits and present findings

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