Global Material Manager, HK

GN Audio
Hong Kong - Hong Kong
Published: March 06, 2019
The position will be an individual contributor and act in ¡°Non- People Manager¡± Role.

Job Responsibilities,

Global Material Manager (GMM) is the supply owner for GNA controlled materials supporting all GNA products. GMM is responsible for securing material availability with approved Tier-2 suppliers meeting GNA demand, working hand in hand with Global Sourcing team, VMI team, Material Project Management team and other relevant stakeholders.

Global Material Management:
1. Facilitate and drive material readiness for all NPI and MP finished goods with Tier-1s (join forces with MPM team) and Tier-2s (join forces with Global Sourcing team).
2. Own material forecast with Tier-1s prior to Rapid Response set up.
3. Collect material forecast from Tier-1s, pass onto Tier-2s and check OPOs weekly.
4. Weekly material forecast waterfall reports.
5. Monitor and counter-check Tier-1 PO coverage against material lead-time with Tier-2s weekly.
6. Act as GN material shortage escalation contact point to Tier-1s and MPM team and work with Tier-2s on material shortage proactively.
7. Take part in Commodity team and help to form the correct sourcing strategies in respect to material supply area.
8. Review and determine material supply mode quarterly.
9. Cross functional material meetings including Commodity team, VMI team, Material Project Management team and other relevant stakeholders.
10. Monitor Tier-1s complying GNA¡¯s AVLs and split instruction monthly.
11. Analyse Tier-2 production and tooling capacity against GN forecast monthly and ad hoc basis for any urgent demand uplift.
12. Work with Tier-1s and Tier-2s on supply and inventory impact to reduce excess material cost upon ECO/ECR/EOL/Obsolete life cycle by part and/or model (join forces with E&O Management team).
13. Develop and monitor Tier-2 fulfilment and monthly KPI score card and review with Tier-2s quarterly.
14. Support and back up other GMM members.

Job Requirements,

1. Bachelor degree in supply chain management or business related.
2. Solid Materials and Procurement background with at least 3 -5 years of experience.
3. Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness, fluent in English and Mandarin.
4. Display very strong sense of Drive and Ambition with team mind set. Professional, Pragmatic and Ethical in line with GNA company values
5. Proven track record in developing, maintaining, and building relationships with external suppliers.

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