Assistant Purchasing Manager - Leather Goods Materials

  • Company: Louis Vuitton Pacific
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Purchasing
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LVM08386
  • Date of publication: 2019.04.15


IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE RIGHT PROFILE TO BE: >  Key contributor to achieve annual business objectives (purchase and cost saving) in Asia >  Define and implement relevant purchasing strategy in support to growth of the business >  Manage the relationship and performance of Asian suppliers with focus on new projects, order management, lead time, capacity social compliance, agility.... COMMODITY PURCHASING >  Contribute to the definition of purchasing strategy for the commodities in charge (consistent with the overall Purchasing strategy) and manage its implementation >  Continuously challenge Asian suppliers on yield productivity and optimize total cost of ownership through levers such as but not limited to 2nd sourcing in Asia, value analysis, process optimization, negotiation, logistics..... >  In connection with Paris headquarter, anticipate market trends and develop additional suppliers in Asia to support growth of the business >  Manage performance of Asian suppliers and drive continuous improvement process in connection with the Supplier Quality Assurance team in order to improve lead time, service rate and reject rate >  Proactively support internal customers on their supply from Asian suppliers and act as a solution provider to supplier quality incidents and operational issues PROJECT PURCHASING >  In collaboration with local and Paris headquarter cross-functional team, pilot Asian suppliers and contribute to new projects : o RFQ follow up and negotiate the best purchasing conditions (Quality, Reactivity, Service & Cost) o Define capacity ramp up planning and manage its implementation o Delivery to internal customers' sites at the right time, quantity and quality


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE >  Tertiary education preferably in purchasing, supply chain management, engineering or related field >  5+ years in industrial environment with relevant experience in purchasing position >  Professional credential such as Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) is an advantage PERSONAL & INTERPERSONAL SKILLS >  Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills >  Ability to manage various task at the same time, speed >  Availability to your internal customers >  Curiosity and understanding of markets, products and techniques >  Rigorous, proactive and ability to deal with ambiguity >  Autonomy at work and managing priorities, while being a team player >  Business fluency in both English and Chinese (Mandarin), French is an advantage >  Proficiency in Microsoft Office-like tools, in particular excel >  Willingness to travel frequently within Asia

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