Supply Chain Coordinator
Supply Chain
Full Time
Suzhou, China

Supply Chain Coordinator

Position ID:

Sector: Global Operations

Functional Area: Supply Chain

Suzhou, China

Number of Openings: 1

Reporting to:
Supply Chain Manager

Employment Type: Permanent

Apply By: 30 Sep, 2019




Sitting within the Global Operations function, Global Sourcing Operation (GSO) is an organization managing the Sourcing, Project Leadership, Quality and Supply Chain for a broad scope of Sourced OEM Products including Home Comfort, Cooking, Refrigeration, Dishwashers, Fabric Care, Water Care, Floor Care and Small Domestics Appliances from the Asia Pac and European regions.

Within the GSO structure there is an opportunity for the position of Supply Chain Coordinator The candidate is responsible for PO mangement, Production management with OEM suppliers, Shipment arrangement from OEM suppliers to oversea sales countries. The candidate should Execute the daily GSO-A Demand Flow operations, follow the directions from Supervisor and Manager and report back any operational issues, communicate with Sectors Globally, cooperate with related departments and functions internally and externally like quality, sourcing, Global Logistics, carriers as well as OEM suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries. Assure good relationship and cooperation with suppliers by regular phone calls, visits and meetings.


Tips for your consideration:

Objectives as below:

·         Receive Purchase Orders (PO) and forecasts from the Sectors/countries globally

·         Input all POs into system (ODMS)

·         Ensure that all POs will be confirmed by the OEM suppliers without delays and put into the production plan following the requested availability dates on the POs

·         Ensure OEM suppliers have materials and capacity available to meet the forecast


·         Ensure that production and shipping of all POs will happen on time as confirmed to the sectors/countries

·         Follow up the production plans proactively and identify any changes on those and take immediate actions for recovery to keep the confirmed production and shipping schedules. Immediate involvement and escalation of any foreseen delays to Supervisor

·         Act proactively and immediately in case of foreseen delays in production:1) take all efforts to push suppliers on recovery and on time delivery 2) In case of delay in production and shipping in spite of the efforts, communicate the issues with the related Sectors/countries and record the data accordingly to all follow-up files and records

·         Proactively and regularly visit the suppliers to assure good cooperation and  relations and give monthly feedback on Supplier performance

·         Ensure and that the needed space will be booked for Ocean transport for on time shipping to all destinations

·         Ensure that containers will be booked for loading on time, do the booking when required

·         Provide the weekly container forecasts to Global Logistics for space allocation

·         Ensure timely and accurate entry of PO and shipment data into ODMS

·         Ensure that any other daily operational issues will be handled  in a professional manner and with urgency

·         Inform any operational problems or foreseen delays to Supervisor and Assistant Manager

·         Daily communication with Global Logistics to assure correct bookings

·         Communication with quality department in case of any issues or problems are identified

·         Communication with sourcing team in case of any delays in production or PO acceptance by suppliers due to commercial issues

·         Communication with carriers/liners to ensure timely loading and shipping of the cargo to all destinations and that the shipping documents will be provided to the market sectors without delays

·         Provide operational data on time for Daily/weekly/monthly KPI and volume reports, loading reports, Shipment analysis, forecasts as per separate instructions




·         Minimum 3 years work experience in operational work related to international trade, transportation, manufacturing, Supply Chain or Demand flow operations

·         Experience of OEM or other external supplier relations management

·         Experience in production and material planning.

·         Knowledge of international trade, transportations and shipping

·         Good analysis ability

·         Excel knowledge (upper intermediate level)

·         Responsible, reliable

·         Good communication skills

·         Open minded and proactive

·         Flexible

Required languages:

·         English and Chinese: upper-intermediate skills in written and spoken English.

·         Thai or any other Asian language



Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013 Electrolux had sales of $15.1 billion and 61,000 employees. For more information go to


Electrolux has market-leading positions in Australia and New Zealand and is expanding into growth markets in Southeast Asia and China. With a history that spans over 90 years of Swedish design innovation, Electrolux continues to offer contemporary and thoughtfully designed appliances that cater to the expanding middle-class in these growth markets.


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