Category Manager B (Raw Material Indirect)

Location: Shanghai

Report to: Supply Chain Director of Architectural Hardware Group, Greater China, ASSA ABLOY


  • Be responsible for leading and coordinating AHG all entities to implement category management sourcing strategies and activities for the categories like raw materials, indirect material purchase and other related commodities.
  • Be responsible for sourcing strategy design and execution for assigned categories
  • Coordinate and initiate category management projects accordingly to the plan
  • Work with each entity sourcing team to select and establish a competitive supply base in terms of best cost, quality, and supplier service to support company business strategy and growth.
  • Lead and conduct strategic sourcing activities to achieve annual supply management target.
  • Be responsible for sourcing process improvement and execution for sourcing decision transparency and effectiveness
  • Work with other group or division for sourcing leverage and maximization of the benefit.
  • Follow ethic conduct requirement of the company
  • Other jobs assigned by company or supervisor

Competency Requirement 

  • Bachelor degree or above in mechanical or other engineering major
  • Has relative working experience in category management for more than 5 years
  • Has strong knowledge and experience in strategic sourcing management
  • Working experience with both direct material and indirect material purchase is preferred
  • Has good skills in negotiation with suppliers
  • Good communication skills and leadership, strong self-motivated.
  • English skill: good speaking and writing

Any queries, please contact Julie Wang via her e-mail:

Please send your application to HR before February 20, 2014.