Purchasing Manager/Operations Manager

by Claire Feng in Trading and Distribution    6th Sep, 2019    RMB 35k - RMB 50k    Shanghai

Purchasing Manager/Operations Manager


Our client is a European sourcing company who specialise in catering products, power/garden tools, welding machines and the development of new ranges and products.


1.     Develop new suppliers, develop new products, manage and improve order handling with shipment on time and quality control across China

2.     Support the continuous organizational development in our offices, support the team with operational experience and coaching

3.     Take over various projects and activities across the china offices upon individual assignment

4.     Negotiate with suppliers to get the best possible deals

5.     Manage team of Merchandising and Operations staff in Shanghai and Hangzhou


1.         Foreign national, European preferred

2.         10 years’ work experience in China in leading operational roles in western companies with retail, or trading sector, OEM/ODM or such as international sourcing offices

3.         Proven track record of driving changes and growth in former companies

4.         Profound experience in Purchasing and Supply Chain, Quality management

5.         Excellent negotiation skills to discuss with Chinese companies about best business terms

6.         Strong intercultural coaching skills

7.         Be able to cope with a fast moving e-commerce company

8.         Entrepreneurial mindset – able to spot new opportunities

9.         Results driven with a strong hands on drive to get things done

10.     Willingness to travel all lover China, our offices and our suppliers (40-50% of time)

11.     Degree in business administration or engineering technical background

12.     English skills essential. Good Chinese capabilities and German would be a plus

13.     Experience with PPS systems (SAP, Oracle, etc.)

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