Supply Chain Head, North Asia, chemical company

Job Title: Supply Chain Head, North Asia, chemical company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CZ22145_1507526430
Contact Name: Cherry Zhu
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 09, 2017 13:20

Job Description

Supply Chain Head, North Asia, chemical company

Report to: Vice President, North Asia

Location: Shanghai

Job opportunity:

  • Ensure service level to external customers with supply proper balanced stock levels at competitive costs.
  • Ensure supply from inter-company production / sourcing for internal customers on regional and global level.
  • Set up North Asia supply chain platform and enhance operation efficiency
  • Describe 8-10 single most important oriented and constantly performed tasks/responsibilities.
  • Describe what decisions would this role make and the impact. Described the job challenge(s) and work complexities, if any.


Team Management

  • Direct SCM Dept. in North Asia legal entities to ensure its overall effectiveness and efficiency in its daily operation
  • Ensure that SCM staff are properly trained/instructed to carry out their assigned duties so as to provide quality service to customers
  • Ensure Company's policy & procedures are understood and properly followed by all staff in the department

Supply Chain Management

  • Work with internal and external stake holders to meet the organization and Division KPIs (including but not limited to inventory, slow moving stock coverage, dead stock clearance, OTIF, etc.)
  • Lead SOP (Sales Operational Planning) process for the in country supply chain organization and improve the demand & forecast accuracy.
  • Work with Indirect procurement (warehouse & logistic) team to ensure warehouse and logistics are optimized to satisfy customers' expectation and demand at budgeted cost levels, to include efficient management of third party operations.
  • Evaluate, select and implement supply chain projects to contribute overall business goals.
  • Develop and implement plans and strategies for materials management, including replenishment of trading goods/raw materials, production scheduling.
  • Lead and guide customer service team to ensure satisfy service level to customers, dealers as well as sales team (including but not limited to supply availability, customer complaints etc.)
  • Enhance POP function management to ensure efficiency of operational purchase activities.
  • Resolve SAP / Logistics system problem and process optimization.
  • Ensure legal compliance of local regulation
  • Manage SCM report and document in proper way (i.e. month-end stock report, demand & planning, SOP report, etc.); arrange annual and sporadic physical stock checking

Required Experience:

  • Please indicate minimum qualification, minimum years of experience or relevant years of experience similar to same scope of work described in this JD, any other skills e.g. language, IT: communication; leadership; problem solving.
  • Degree on Business Administration, Logistic or related discipline
  • 20 years relevant experience and at least 8 years in managerial level
  • Solid experience in supply chain management focus on chemical industry
  • Familiar with procedures and regulatory formalities in relation to supply chain management
  • Able to communicate effectively across all levels, and different cultures of the organization
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills, hands on manager able to train and mentor the team
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin
  • Good computer and professional SAP skills
  • Personal Profile: Service-oriented, pro-active, self-motivated, analytical, willing to make decision, able to work under pressure

To apply, please contact Cherry Zhu at quoting reference CZ22145