[ IRC5055 ] Supply Chain Specialist
Shanghai, ChinaOpen Date:1 month ago
 

Brief Description:

  • The Supply Chain Specialist is responsible for overseeing and managing the end-to-end supply chain process, from procurement and logistics to inventory management, distribution as well as deliveries to customers. The primary goal is to ensure the efficient and seamless flow of materials and products, meeting customer demands while minimizing costs and maximizing operational effectiveness.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify reliable suppliers, negotiate contracts, and maintain relationships to secure optimal terms and pricing
  • Monitor supplier performance and compliance with contracts, ensuring timely deliveries and adherence to quality standards
  • Develop and implement effective inventory control strategies to optimize stock levels, minimize carrying costs, and reduce stocks or overstocks
  • Conduct regular inventory analysis to identify slow-moving or obsolete items and recommend appropriate action
  • Coordinate transportation and logistics activities, including arranging shipments, managing freight costs, and tracking delivery schedules
  • Work closely with carriers and freight forwarders to optimize delivery routes and transit times
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop accurate demand forecasts based on historical data, market trends, and upcoming promotions or events
  • Identify inefficiencies in the supply chain process and propose and implement improvements to enhance operational efficiency and reduce costs
  • Streamline processes for order processing, procurement, and demand fulfillment to increase productivity and meet customer expectations
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to supply chain operations
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies to address potential disruptions in the supply chain
  • Support internal teams with supply chain knowledge on operations
  • Perform other duties assigned by the manager

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and make informed decisions
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Fluent in both English and Mandarin

Qualifications Desired:

  • Proven experience as a Supply Chain Specialist or in a similar role, demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of supply chain processes
  • Strong understanding of procurement, inventory management, logistics, and demand forecasting
  • Proficient in using supply chain management software and tools (e.g., ERP systems, inventory management software, forecasting tools)
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of international trade regulations, shipping procedures, and customs clearance is a plus
  • Professional certifications such as APICS (e.g., CPIM, CSCP) or CSCMP are advantageous
We will build a capable, innovative, diverse, customer-oriented team with the best talent in our industry.
Join us with your application to recruiting@aviagesystems.com
About Us

AVIAGE SYSTEMS is a 50/50 joint venture between General Electric Company (GE) and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) .

Building on a historic partnership between two world-leading aerospace companies, AVIAGE SYSTEMS aims to elevate the future of flight by unleashing our world-class talent, cutting-edge innovation and powerful partnerships.