China - Hong Kong

Hong Kong, HK

Supply Chain


Job Responsibilities

The role is about handling the end-to-end planning and procurement process for a portfolio of products to ensure stock availability on time and in full whilst balancing stock levels by working closely with suppliers, factories, Commercial team, and New Product Development team. The role has to plan and liaise proactively with commercial and demand planning in operations to ensure supply and constraints are properly managed.
Specifically, the role is to:
- Coordinate with suppliers to ensure production is in-time and on-time delivery
- Communicate with markets/customers on order/shipment status
- Confirm all Commercial demand requests based on present and projected stock availability. Manages supply changes in a timely manner to strike for best balance of stock according to demand
- Provide monthly plan to suppliers with accurate reports and analytics support
- Analyses metrics, KPI and sales records regularly for at-risk and ad-hoc products
- Communicate regularly with overseas office and suppliers on supply plan and Purchase Order (PO) confirmation
- Evaluate opportunities and bottlenecks with production planning team
- Handle PO process, such as PO issuing, PSI booking and goods receipt
- Handle Phase in / Phase out, dying process and ensure reduction of obsolete materials
- Plan materials and capacity for master PO activities
- Negotiate with suppliers for reducing lead times or MOQ (etc) for specific orders outside of the agreed parameters
- Handle documentation for payment and returned goods and maintain system information regarding material and price
- Prepare supply planning reports as requested by Planning Managers

Job Profile

- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or equivalent
- At least 2 years’ experience in procurement or planning
- Knowledge of manufacturing or customer goods
- Work well and independently under tight schedule
- Team player, responsible and willing to learn
- Advanced user in Excel
- Fluent in both written and spoken English and Mandarin
- Flexibility to travel to China to visit suppliers as and when required (infrequently and only day travel is required)

Good-to-have (not a must):
- SAP APO experience
- Understanding of planning activities from Finished goods to Materials in manufacturing
- Understanding of small domestic appliances and seasonal products, such as heating and cooling products

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we reject and condemn any form of discrimination including discrimination based on age, gender, sexual orientation, health, race, nationality, cultural background, political opinions and religious beliefs, and membership of associations and trade unions.