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GP&MS buyer

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Additional Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute robust commodity strategies based on market and technology trends, while executing comprehensive business plans to meet business priorities.
  • Responsible for maintaining sourcing pipeline and Business Over Time, Internal & External Benchmarking data, strategy presentations, budget, and on-time metrics
  • Lead meetings with cross-functional subject areas (Sales, Marketing, Client&User Engagement, Legal, CX Strategy, Finance, etc.)
  • Develop and execute a business plan to meet business priorities
  • Utilize the sourcing process to manage sourcing packages, (RFQ, Quote Analysis and Source Selection) to establish a capable/competitive global supply base;
  • Proficient in commodity Cost Driver & Value Chain Understanding, Innovative and Strategic Sourcing Focused mindset, as well as Enterprise Wide Cost Focused.
  • Analyze and apply appropriate tools, i.e., benchmarking, global competitive sourcing, supplier negotiations, change management, SAP systems etc.
  • Manage supplier relationships and supplier performance reviews, ensure achievement of supplier commitments (Service Levels, Cost, Timing, Sustainability)
  • Keep abreast of current developments, trends, and innovation in areas of expertise
  • Ability to problem solve and implement new and innovative strategies
  • Adhere to corporate and unit purchasing and accounting practices and proceduresPromote GM's values and make customer-focused decisions

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Automotive industry experience, purchasing experience in marketing/D2C sales/retail/network set up related area is necessary.
  • Proficient level of computer skills
  • Fluent English skills in written and verbal
  • Knowledge of vehicle commodities & materials management
  • Ability to work globally, regionally, independently and self-directed
  • Understanding of Potential Business risks
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and interface/network cross teams under complexity
  • Effective Communication skills with clear mind and ability to interact effectively with local/overseas staff, internally and externally
  • Proactive attitude in Problem identification, Root Causing and Suggesting corrective and preventive actions, keeping future risk in mind
  • Strong passion and enthusiasm to challenge on the tasks
  • Presence comfortably around leadership


The individual should be a bachelor’s in business administration or Commerce with 10+ Years experiences in Automotive industry


Action Oriented, Dealing with Ambiguity, Out of Box and Proactive thinking, Organizational Agility, interpersonal skills, Customer Focus, Practice Self-development, Commodity Knowledge, Professional expertise, Conflict Management, Integrity, Honestly, Hard Work, Driving for Results

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