Sourcing and Procurement (CN), Advisor

Location CN-Shanghai
Job ID
Queen Cai
Employment Type
Employee (Full-time)
Position Level


This position is responsible for developing, implementing and managing Outsource Procurement strategies and developing sourcing and procurement business plan in response to business needs. The Sourcing & Procurement Lead develops RFQ's and cost models to insure market competitiveness for all purchases using knowledge of key cost drivers for assigned materials and by developing value stream analyses. Participates in the development of sourcing strategies and maintains timely updates after release.


  • Category manager of our ODM/JDM partners and the commercial relationship & business focal point for our suppliers and internal partners.
  • Development and execute on the global ODM/JDM outsourcing strategy that meets Zebra’s business objectives and provides a sustainable competitive advantage in the market.
  • Responsible for total cost of ownership (TCO), including annual cost reductions, quality chargeback’s, product development NRE; all areas of cost that impact the business P&L.
  • Maintain sourcing and pricing attributes in ERP and other tools.
  • Develop and maintain scorecards for managing Outsource supplier performance.
  • Serve as the lead in all escalation/problem resolution as it relates to suppliers, pricing, lead time, allocations, product development, continuous improvement, timelines and contracts/agreement interpretation.
  • Drives alignment between global supply base and organizational needs in technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery/availability, and cost.
  • Complete yearly budgeting plan for assigned Outsourced partners.
  • Maintain listing of on-going cost reduction opportunities.
  • Conduct Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR) with key partners, including OTS Metrics, Quality, Cost, Lean Six Sigma and NPI performance.
  • Drives projects to completion within specified timeframes and according to sourcing requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or Finance.
  • 8+years of experience in Sourcing, Manufacturing, Engineering, and/or Supply Chain.
  • Experience working with ODM and JDM supply base in electronic industry, smartphone, tablet/PC experience preferred.
  • Must have experience working with senior management, product management, development engineering, and finance.
  • Strong sourcing and procurement knowledge/background to include technology, cost drivers, global suppliers, and best practice in electronic industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal use of the English language.
  • Strong project management, negotiation and problem-solving skills. 
  • Expert Excel and PowerPoint skills.

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