Global Category Manager-Global Home-appliance company

Zhongshan Shi Permanent
  • Well known brand with more than 50 year history
  • International Exposure

About Our Client

This brand is originally from Europe with a wide range of products. Strong supply chain capability and technology oriented.

Job Description

  • Develop and execute global purchasing strategy to achieve competitive cost in-industry.
  • Design and execute effective and sustainable cost-down initiatives to deliver and exceed cost reduction targets:strategic sourcing, should cost, tear-down and competitive bench-marking, global sourcing, maximising VA/VE activities, instilling design-in processes etc.
  • Closely collaborate with R&D and business teams, manufacturing and other regional purchasing head, functional head, to drive cost down projects and deploy global purchasing strategy.
  • Keep relationship and participate in negotiation activities with key global supplier together with regional purchasing head, to achieve a better cost-effective, safe and stable material supply.
  • Managing and developing capabilities of the team, identify and develop team member, maximise team's performance and enable global collaborative culture within the team.

The Successful Applicant

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be willing to roll-up sleeves and get work done, lead by example, result-oriented execution and a personal drive for results.
  • Advanced problem solving skills (critical thinking, creativity, innovation) with the ability to work across all-organisation levels to generate results.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate with technical team, great influencing power on key stakeholders.
  • Excellent project management skills, and experience managing multiple tasks with competing priorities.
  • High degree of initiative and desire to work in a multinational and dynamic environment.


  • More than 10 year of purchasing experience in a leading company from appliance, cost-effective products industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of strategic sourcing processes, demonstrated experience with leveraged agreements and should-cost models.
  • Strong team work, leadership and coaching.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation.
  • International Exposure.
  • Multinational work environment.
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement & Supply Chain Subsector
Zhongshan Shi
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