General Information

Req #
WD00018752
Career area:
Supply Chain
Country/Region:
China
State:
Shanghai
City:
上海(Shanghai)
Date:
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* 上海(Shanghai) - Shanghai - China

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Position Description

The General Procurement organization is responsible for sourcing, purchasing, and managing spend for all non-production goods or services used internally by Lenovo. Major operating expense categories: RD and workforce. The General Procurement team is responsible for leading the following activities:

  • Working with business unit/budget owner (our internal Lenovo stakeholders), on appropriate spending strategy, including industry best practices, category/market trend analysis, and supplier capabilities;
  • Appropriately selecting Supplier sources based on driving competitive sourcing activities;
  • Forming contracts with selected Suppliers to help ensure both deliverables and risk avoidance;
  • Managing Supplier performance via stakeholder feedback and performance-based metrics;
  • Ensuring appropriate business controls are in place to protect Lenovo.

As an Procurement professional, this candidate will be responsible for sourcing, managing, and optimizing the purchase of goods and services on all indirect buys for Lenovo.  He/she should have experience in indirect procurement in IC industry, the desire to engage Lenovo’s internal stakeholders to provide sourcing strategies and drive procurement initiatives, and be the commercial lead for spend and supplier management.

The candidate will be responsible for five (5) primary business metrics:

  • Manage and optimize Lenovo’s Spend with external suppliers, generating Procurement Value-Add for Lenovo;
  • Drive Customer Satisfaction (Serviceability) for our internal Lenovo executives and operations teams through Supplier selection and engagement;
  • Ensure adequate Business Controls are in place surrounding sourcing, contracts, spending, and supplier management;
  • Drive best practices and transformation activities to ensure continuous improvement;
  • Initiate procure-to-pay processes on non-strategic purchases to improve procurement efficiency.

Qualifications:

The selected candidate will exhibit the following abilities:

  • Analytics -- Perform competitive bid analysis, cost analysis, fair-value analysis and scenario modeling;
  • Problem solving – Ability to understand objectives, identify obstacles, initiative root cause analysis, mitigate risk, and develop and implement recommendations for alternative solutions;
  • Negotiation -- ability to conduct fact-based negotiations with Suppliers at senior levels;
  • Industry Acumen – Knowledge and experience in Marketing related field or equivalent
  • Team -- Ability to communicate, collaborate, and drive work successfully within a matrix team environment;
  • Independence -- Ability to complete tasks and initiatives with minimal amount of supervision;
  • Fact-seeking -- propensity to do appropriate research on goods/services being purchased in order to drive strategy and benefit negotiations;
  • Project Management – Ability to prioritize activities and multi-task to drive maximum benefit.

Requirements:

  • Previous Indirect Procurement experience in IC industry is required;
  • Professional experience in spend management is highly desirable;
  • Bachelors Degree or above;
  • MBA candidates are preffered, particularly with business experience in related filed;
  • Fluent in English.

* 上海(Shanghai) - Shanghai - China