Senior Supply Chain Manager in Jiaxing

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 7/19/2019

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Job Description

  • Execute Asia and Global supply chain strategy within region to improve end-to-end supply chain processes from production to delivery while improving service, cost and working capital metrics.
  • Execute global S&OP process and support Asia supply chain team to identify capacity constraints and underutilization in an effort to improve supply chain performance.
  • Lead and direct all facets of production planning in the region including, but not limited to, material planning and purchasing, demand and capacity planning, inventory control, supply demand balancing.
  • Support the productivity which includes various initiatives such as material lead time, trucking etc.
  • Work with local management team to support the sourcing roadmap to cope with the company strategy
  • Provide accurate forecast as possible for the sourcing team thus to have a well plan for factory loading.
  • Monitor the supplier capacity to make sure the capacity for Spin master is protected especially for peak season.
  • Monitor the factories loading and make proposals to level loading as needed.
  • Partner with the rest of local management team to develop a highly efficient and cost-effective supply chain system in the region.
  • Drive the continuous supplier performance improvement based on planning flexibility, product availability, and on time delivery. Incumbent needs to demonstrate capacity management (including scenario / “what if” based planning) at our key suppliers.
  • Be a key driver in strengthening the relationship with outsourcing vendors and to achieve a seamless operation across the region. Assist sourcing organization in assessing supplier capability – planning, capacity, logistics.
  • Collaborate with Asia supply chain teams to manage order processing, forecasting and sales revenue achievement.
  • Responsible for production planning process and order fulfillment delivery improvement by leading required development and implementation projects.
  • Act as a point of contact for region to support customers’ with strategies on environmental sustainability; working with Sourcing and Supply Chain teams to ensure there is alignment and ownership pertaining to sustainability strategy and execution expectations to meet customer’s requirement.
  • Review team competence regularly and identify staff development plan for key staff, provide coaching and training to the overall teams.
  • Member of the Management team of responsible region and Asia supply chain.
  • Role entails frequent travel to suppliers in the region and other locations.
  • Perform and complete other additional project, duties, and assignments as required and/or by request.

Job Requirements

  •  Able to execute and implement strategy, goal and objectives.
  • Having the ability to tie commercial / business objectives to supply chain execution.
  • Thinking globally and acting locally.
  • Mindset of driving a continuous improvement culture – building better processes, systems utilization, and controls with Asia.
  • Self-motivated with good sense of responsibility and strong leadership skills coupled with the ability to get hands on when required without getting drawn into the day-to-day.
  • Culturally aware, excellent interpersonal skills and able to work independently.
  • Excellent communications skills in English (spoken and written). Mandarin is a plus.
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or related disciplines; Master Degree is preferred.
  • Professional qualification of APICS Certified CPIM/CSCP/CPSM is preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Trading/ Buying Office or EMS/FMCG industry, with at least 3 years at senior management level.
  • Toys experience is a nice-to-have but not an absolute requirement
  • Solid exposure to manage high mix and high matrix planning.
  • Experience in SAP R/3 system or ERP system required.