Category Specialist

ABB

2.9

(7)

Shanghai, China

Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.
  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.
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    Position summary

    al category manager for strategy making/optimizing, implements effective sourcing strategies in line with global sourcing strategy ensuring that the supply base/suppliers have the capability and capacity to meet current and future business requirements

    • Being responsible for local category sourcing parts, make sourcing strategy independently, evaluate and develop the supply base. Introduce new suppliers as appropriate to meet the current and future needs of the business

    • Managing planning and tracking of procurement activities, cost budgets, minimizes risk regarding quality and financial exposure by buying in accordance with quality and commercial procedures and in accordance with company guidelines

    • Participating in the contract negotiation of the global suppliers together with the GCM, and leading the contract negotiations of the local suppliers

    • Adapting corporate contractual framework to the local business needs. Providing ongoing oversight and contract management with suppliers

    • Ensuring identification, investigation, and selection of appropriate suppliers (focusing on quality, delivery, cost and sustainability) in accordance with Company policies. Providing and maintaining standard terms in purchase contracts/terms and conditions in line with Company directives and guidelines

    • Contributing to, and participates in setting and implementing budget and targets within the framework. Ensuring the responsible category sourcing performance targets are achieved

    • Defining & constant improvement of value chain with focus to shorten lead time and optimize logistic processes, considering total cost

    Your background

    • Bachelor's or Master's in Engineering or Commercial or similar degree

    • Minimum 6 years sourcing related working experience

    • Good knowledge in the machining/mechanical category & industry would be preferred

    • Excellent knowledge in sourcing methods; supplier relationship management, contract negotiation, analytical skills and legal/contractual knowledge

    • Excellent communication, cooperation and influencing skills when working with different senior level roles internally and externally with different suppliers

    • Continuous improvement mindset with a business-driven and fact base on approach towards suppliers with a focus on building long-term relationship

    • Ability to handle complexity and work under pressure, travel sometimes at short notice

    • Fluent English in both speaking and writing

    Benefits

    • Life insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Accident insurance
    • Sick pay
    • Meal allowance

    More about us

    The IEC LV Motors Division is a global market leader focused on helping industries, cities, infrastructure and transportation increase energy efficiency. The division offers a full range of energy efficient low voltage motors, including SynRM (synchronous reluctance) motors to help customers reduce power bills and cut emissions. With rugged designs, a global footprint and application expertise, IEC LV motor solutions have a well-earned reputation of improving reliability and productivity in the most demanding applications We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

    Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.
  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.