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Date: Feb 3, 2023

Location: Pudong New District, SH, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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. 

PURPOSE:
•    Responsible for overall success of supply chain as Business Partner, providing supply chain total solution, and balancing the customer service level and the cost to serve.
•    Responsible for leading and running the demand planning cycle, managing the forecast performance, and leveraging the resource to support business growth.
•    Accountable for overall finish goods and raw material supply by coordinating on production, material, capacity planning and supply shortage contingency plan.
•    Interface with global and AP supply chain team on cross region/country resource leverage and collaboration.

RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Regional Planning
•    Design and execute stock strategy at inhouse or tolling plants and 3rd party warehouse in Asia Pacific, support to develop and customize supply chain network according to business needs.
•    Lead and drive S&OP excellence to better integrate sales & marketing, product, manufacturing, sourcing, and financial plans as one set of consensus plan, and link high-level strategic plan with day-to-day operation.
•    Being the contact window of regional supply chain team to leverage the resource with country and global team, deeply involved into the goods allocation process design and execution.
•    Accountable for APAC inventory management incl. inhouse and tolling manufacturing plants, 3rd party warehouses and goods in transit. Lead master data management to ensure a healthy stock structure.
•    Manage Non-Working Slow-Moving inventory performance monthly and drive for depletion result by monitoring the consumption plan with owner and timeline
•    Alert any potential shortage or overage to commercial and customer service (CSR) team for further risk mitigation plan.
•    Conduct the regional monthly meeting with country CSR and planners to monitor supply performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
Inventory Management
•    Monthly review and update stock policy including safety stock (SS) proposal
•    Control the month end inventory at target level, and could give heads-up for over target cases along with impact estimation
•    Daily inventory adjustment like relabel, block and release to support sales order fulfillment and ensure data accuracy for material availability
•    Responsible for Non-Working Slow-Moving (NWSM) result and host monthly NWSM review meeting with country managers and other relative functional teams to work out action plan, owner, and deadline, and drive for result
•    Potential aging materials review and initiate block and shelf-life extension monthly
Other tasks
•    Early involved into new project launching discussion on inventory build-up plan, and master data setting if necessary
•    Monthly analysis reports, including but not limited on inventory and DOC report, sales & forecast report, NWSM report and extra cost report
•    Provide direction to/work out stock replenishment plan weekly for related distribution centers based on forecast and sales order.  
•    Lead continuous improvement projects to optimize supply chain efficiency.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education Background:
•    Bachelor’s degree or above, major in logistic, engineering, chemical is preferred
Technical Skills:
•    Good data analysis skills, Excel, and SAP
•    Project Management
•    Strong problem-solving capability
•    Hands-on, willing to work and meet tight deadliness under pressure
Other Experiences Preferred:
•    At least 5 years’ supply chain experiences in multinational companies, such as demand planning, supply planning, production scheduling, etc.
•    Experience in Chemical industry or related industry is preferred
Main Core Competencies:
•    Deliver Results
•    Local and Global Collaboration
•    Communicate Effectively
•    Strategic and External Thinking
•    Business Acumen
Language Skill:
•    Fluent in Mandarin and English (verbal and written)

 

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If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.


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