Job title: Vice President - Supply Chain Management - APAC - Shanghai
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG Fast moving Consumer Goods
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Shanghai
Job published: 2023-12-11
Job ID: 33093

Job Description

Alcott Global is retained by a Global Leader in Consumer Goods to search for a dynamic and experienced Vice President of Supply Chain Management (APAC) - Shanghai to lead their operations across the APAC region. This is a critical role responsible for driving strategic initiatives, optimizing our supply chain network, and ensuring efficient and cost-effective delivery of products. The role is based in Shanghai, China.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive supply chain strategy for the APAC region, aligned with the company's overall business goals.
  • Oversee all aspects of supply chain operations, including procurement, manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, and distribution.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key suppliers and logistics partners throughout the APAC region.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and cost-saving initiatives to optimize our supply chain network.
  • Manage inventory levels effectively to ensure product availability while minimizing holding costs.
  • Lead a team of supply chain professionals and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement risk management plans to mitigate potential supply chain disruptions.
  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to the executive team regarding supply chain trends and opportunities.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth integration of supply chain activities with other business functions.
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and emerging technologies in the supply chain field.


Key Skills:

  • 15+ years of experience in supply chain management, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role.
  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing effective supply chain strategies.
  • Extensive experience in managing complex supply chain networks across multiple countries and cultures.
  • Strong understanding of lean manufacturing principles and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team of professionals.
  • Strong understanding of APAC business practices and regulations is required.