Indirect Sourcing Manager

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Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Pudong New District, SH, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   

Accountable for corporate service and IT/IS category within Lubrizol APAC region, to carry out strategic sourcing initiatives based on category management approach, and to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met, considering price, quality, service, delivery, and to ensure continuity of supply for materials and service.



•    To establish category vision, strategy, and roadmap
•    Conduct spend & market analysis to develop supply market strategies and/or to leverage at country or regional level
•    Utilize deep understanding of industry, supplier dynamics and market trends to determine sources.
•    Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define strategy landing process & vendor performance KPIs.
•    Supplier performance management at country or regional level 
•    Create and model Total Cost of Ownership for categories and sourcing decisions to achieve cost reductions and supply reliability.
•    Be the regional single contact window within this category and participate into global category meetings on behalf of APAC
•    Centralized buyer who lead negotiation with supplier to establish contracts and costs for the category.



Education & Professional Background:

•    BA/Post Graduate qualification or equivalent in supply chain, business administration, engineering, or other technical degree
•    At least 5 years' experience in similar role within multi-national company
•    Strong understanding of corporate service & IT/IS category
•    Local and International market and supplier knowledge with experience in leading project execution and strategic sourcing initiatives
•    Preferably with experience from a chemical manufacturing environment

Knowledge & Skills
•    Proficient skills on MS office as Word, Excel, PPT etc.
•    Fluent in both written and oral Chinese and English language



Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 

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