Senior Sourcing Specialist, Central Services


Change Management

  •  Works with manager to evaluate current sourcing function, establish and drive a comprehensive and strategic sourcing management framework.
  • Works with manager to initiate changes and improvements where necessary and value-adding, and manage the change processes, to improve internal operational excellence in sourcing function globally.
  • Project leadership for assigned improvement projects 

 Normal Operations


  • For core countries in Asia (where there are dedicated Country Sourcing personnel): Central Sourcing team will work side by side with Country Sourcing personnel to provide strategic support,  guidance and training. (Country Sourcing personnel is part of Country Operations team.)
  • For the other non-core countries: Central Sourcing team will be directly responsible for day-to-day sourcing operations which includes managing the costing and supplier relationship, and developing new suppliers when necessary.
  • On a global level: 
  • Support manager for management of business allocation process and standards for global sourcing team.
  • Consolidate, analyze, and report on global sourcing performance metrics and KPIs, which includes key areas like managing costing competitiveness, managing supplier relationship, and developing new suppliers based on sales grow forecast
  • Identify areas for training, draft training materials, and work with manager to conduct training to Country Sourcing personnel in Operations team. 
  • Analyze and influence Cost of Goods Sold (COGS), directing negotiation efforts.
  • Analyze aggregated performance of supply base and initiate improvements
  • Support manager to develop and implement Operating Standards
  • Development and implementation of Supply Contract standards
  • Contribute to Supplier Profiles from sourcing perspective
  • Coordinate production and optimization of supplier scorecard



  • Total above 6 years working experience with at least 3 years in sourcing function, preferably within packaging/printing industry. Good understanding of (packaging) production, factory operation, quality and supply chain process.
  • Financial understanding
  • Lean/6-Sigma is a plus
  • Good presentation and training skills

Personliga egenskaper

  • Receptive to change. Skilled and motivated to manage change process.
  • Analytical and data driven
  • Able to work with well with ambiguity and under pressure 
  • Multi-tasking
  • Goal oriented, driven
  • Team player and collaborative
  • Ability to manage and perform within cross-cultural environments.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills (in both English and local language). Good at building and managing relationships
  • Some international travel may be required.

Kontakta oss

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