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Supply Base Management Manager



Primary Purpose

Establish strategies and lead initiatives to implement strategic procurement objectives in all the categories at plant level. Overall coordination for both direct and indirect activities and working closely with Category Leaders and SBM leaders in various locations. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  1. Partner with business leaders and key stakeholders to implement a strategic sourcing approach at the assigned areas. 
  2. Collaborate with Direct Category Managers, NPD Sourcing, Purchasing/Material Management to ensure objectives are met to support plant revenue 
  3. Utilize and follow direct procurement processes, tools and KPIs 
  4. Develop and execute the annual cost savings initiatives with the support from cross functional teams. 
  5. Lead negotiations of supply agreements with local and assigned suppliers 
  6. Develop, coordinate and manage supplier business reviews on regular base 
  7. Develop project plans, metrics and milestones to meet key deliverables including supplier evaluations, supplier consolidation, cost savings, payment terms extension and contract compliance etc. 
  8. Understand and monitor industry’s best practices and technology trends 
  9. Develop continuous improvement initiatives and programs in pursuance of operational excellence 
  10. Manage internal business relationships and gain a comprehensive understanding of business requirements

The Experience You Will Bring


  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Minimum 5 years+ strategic sourcing / procurement experience a. Preferred in area for direct spending b. Major focus on metal and outsourcing activities
  3. Clear and concise in English & Chinese verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels within the organization 
  4. Demonstrated experience driving cross functional collaboration across business units and geographies 
  5. Strong analytical, problem solving and organization skillset 
  6. Strong leadership , open business mindset and self-motivated 
  7. Excellent communication, project management & relationship building skills required.
  8. Proficiency in Excel and MS Office Suite required; proficiency with sourcing tools and ERP system required 

What Will Put You Ahead

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Procurement 


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