Head of Sourcing - Gilman Group Limited - Others - China

Job Highlights
Station in PRC
Work with Product Teams
Achieve the sourcing target
Job Description

Responsibilities

Work with Product Teams (Electrical and Electronic Appliances) in China and Hong Kong on the Sourcing of New Products
Develop New Business Opportunities and implement product development strategies together with Product Teams
Source new products and suppliers from all over the world. Strong sourcing network and experience in China, Japan, Korea and Europe are a definite advantage
Achieve the sourcing target and meet the development timelines
Manage suppliers to ensure products can meet the pre-determined standards of quality, product safety, delivery reliability, flexibility and cost competitiveness. Conduct Factory audits and QA with Factories Support
Monitor supplier’s operation activity, including materials purchasing, sample approvals, production schedule and all other activities related to production
Monitor supplier compliance with contractual agreements
Ensure all sourcing and purchasing activities are in line with the company’s policy and continuously drive improvement in all areas
Liaise with the suppliers, internal departments and oversea customers to ensure timely and accurate response at all time
Prepare reports and analyze products’ trend, competition, pricing and merchandising strategies for management review
Ad hoc project assigned by management and prepare management reports

Requirements

10 years relevant experience in merchandising field, solid experience in electrical appliances or consumer product is preferable
University graduates in Purchasing / Merchandising or related discipline
Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment
Strong leadership, good integrity, business acumen and strong negotiation and communications skills
Proficient in MS Office applications. Advanced MS Excel application skill is preferable
Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese
Station in PRC
Additional Information
Career Level
Senior
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
Job Functions
Merchandising & Purchasing, Home Appliances
Company Overview

Gilman Group, founded in 1841, is the longest-established and leading distributor representing a world of renowned global electrical appliances brands (including De Dietrich, Brandt, Mitsubishi, Philco, Rosieres, Vinvautz, etc.), specializing in brand building and aftersales services. To cope with our business expansion in Hong Kong and ASEAN region, we are looking for a high calibre candidate to fill the following position:

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