by Claire Zheng in Retail
26th May, 2020
RMB 20k - RMB 40k
We are looking for a Senior sourcing(Category leader) for a foreign company.
#Retail# #供应商质量管理# #汽车售后市场#
o Coach and develop associate continuous improvement manager to meet his/her objective
o Exhibit strong strategic thinking and influencing skills
o Manage 360 relationships with peers, leadership and direct report(s)
· Work collaboratively with cross functional teams (US/Asia sourcing, US CIM, Merchandising team, US/Asia supply chain, etc.) to bring in new qualified Direct purchase suppliers per AZ sourcing strategies from quality perspective
o Drive the quality program forward, identifying areas of opportunity and executing to achieve results
§ Be able to connect quality activities to business need and come up with ideas of initiating new or improving existing quality programs with the purpose of driving results to move DI program along.
§ Be able to communicate quality program initiatives to leadership, merchandising teams, explain how it’s connected to business and get alignment.
o Work with cross functional teams to document quality processes and projects into procedures that’ll help move forward DI program, get alignment with management/operational teams, implement in operation and monitor progress.
o Project management: work with cross functional teams and take lead in quality projects, be able to plan, initiate, facilitate a project and deliver results to be reviewed and approved by leadership team in a timely manner.
o Product testing: work with US teams to define product testing projects, including lay out testing plan, develop testing protocols, manage testing progress and report to project team.
o Critical process: work with US teams to define key manufacturing processes that’ll impact product quality for different product categories, including collect data, review and refine critical processes, get alignment with US teams and ensure the utilization of the knowledge.
o Filter, prioritize and conduct factory assessment on design capability verification, capacity analysis, quality system and compliance systems; follow up with factories to improve.
o Travel with merchandising teams to introduce factory quality systems and critical process, demonstrate factory best practices, call out opportunities and follow up for improvements.
o Lead and/or support product testing projects, perform witness testing at factories or 3rd party service providers as needed.
o Be able to learn product knowledge quick, including what’s the product for, how it’s used, how it’s made, how does it fail, how to test, what’s the new technology, etc.
o Provide training to new suppliers on AZ quality programs during onboarding phase.
o Support new product development process.
· Work with compliance manager to support Compliance program
o Perform assessment on factories to document major opportunities that factory needs to take actions on to meet AZ compliance audits.
o Follow up to assist factories and aim to coach them pass audits.
o Support first time compliance for Factory Assessments on new vendors as needed.
· Existing supplier quality performance maintenance
o Visit existing suppliers on a regular basis to ensure constant quality requirements are in place consistently to enable company quality objectives are met.
· Other quality projects
o Support pre-shipment inspection process, provide technical comments.
o Drive onsite cost reduction/ waste elimination projects.
o Monitor outside agency (sourcing agency, quality service provider) quality performance.