Senior Supply Chain Manager
Supply Chain
Full Time
Shanghai, China

Your Team/Your Role

Sitting within the Global Operations function, Global Sourcing Operations (GSO) is an organization managing the Sourcing, Project Leadership, Quality and Supply Chain for a broad scope of Sourced OEM Products including but not limited to Home Comfort, Food Preparation, Food Preservation, Wine Appliances, Fabric Care, Dish Care, Water Care, Floor Care and Small Domestics Appliances for the APAC, Middle East Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America regions.

Within the GSO structure there is an opportunity for the position of Sr. Supply Chain Manager. As a Sr. SCM you will be responsible to lead the operational teams in Southern/Northern China that handle all flows of major appliance and part of HC&SDA finished products sourced from Asia to the Electrolux Group Sectors worldwide, working very close to all suppliers and stakeholders and support actively to implement new flows for spares and C&A. The candidate should ensure that Electrolux continues to leverage on economies of scale, making use of existing best practices and ensuring operational excellence.

A Typical Day

Operationally lead and develop the teams in China, managing flows of major appliances and part of HC&SDA to Electrolux Group Sectors worldwide (LatAm, APAC/MEA, EU and NA)
Actively support the implementation of new flows for spares and C&A
Work close to the local teams in all daily operations, providing support and guidance in all operational issues
Ensure that common processes and metrics are being followed
Manage the forecast and order flows, procurement and production planning, as well as the shipping plans with Electrolux suppliers in Asia with aim to deliver the best KPI performance
Assure the timely weekly and monthly reporting
Deliver agreed upon KPI metrics to support Sectors’ achieving targeted revenue, margin and growth objectives
Participate in the budget process, actively monitoring the costs and ensure that costs will not be exceeded
Work closely to the leadership team and other functional leaders to support operational activities
Drive the communication on the weekly and monthly calls with all BAs and suppliers
Develop, implement, monitor and continuously improve the operations and processes
Support internal teams to understand the needs of all stakeholders and use business and technical expertise to develop collaborative solutions
Develop and nurture relationship with suppliers in order to develop sustainable and profitable growth
Manage every aspect of the supply chain to achieve the balance between excellent product availability against product shortage in all business areas.
Optimize supply plans while integrating constraints, including inbound capacities, storage utilization, product receiving specifications and supplier MOQs

Minimum Qualification

Who You Are

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, Engineering or Operations Management.
Minimum 8 years experience of working in a multinational environment and responsible for leading the Supply Chain, Logistics, manufacturing or Production related functions
Strong knowledge of planning, logistics and Supply Chain management
Experience managing with Asian manufacturers and carriers
Experience in all logistics functions (drayage, ocean, customs, etc.)
Diverse management experience
Strong knowledge of OEM/ODM industry
Leadership, coaching and people development skills
Work experience in a multicultural environment, awareness and understanding of cultural differences
Strong drive and energy by continuously striving to deliver results with good quality
Engages and inspires self and others to exceed expectations by setting clear objectives and direction
High ambition to drive self and business forward while taking calculated risks and being resilient during setbacks
Good communication skills to encourage and promote cross-collaboration, diversity and networking to create greater business success
Ability to create strong teams, build bridges between different functional areas and create good relations with suppliers
Analyzes and adapts easily to ambiguous situations while having a composed and solution focused mindset
Exercises good judgement and decision making and able to work independently
Innovative in proposing new ideas and approaches to solving problems
Curious about new ways of working and challenges current practices
Strong desire for continuous learning and actively seeking feedback to improve
Willing to travel as required by business needs
Available for emails and calls outside of usual working hours

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'