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Date: Dec 28, 2017

Location: Shanghai, China, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


  • Responsible to raw materials procurement at optimal value (security of supply, cost of ownership, competitive advantage) for the company in alignment with Lubrizol business objectives.



  • Locate manufacturers and seeking vendors of raw materials to the Company’s production facilities especially in China and also to the other regions;
  • Evaluate and select vendors, manage PO fulfillment, identify alliance opportunities in alignment with operations and site management needs (Cost/HSE/Quality/Service levels/Regulations).
  • Develop/forge successful partnership roles with key suppliers and communicate Company needs and objectives and managing the competitiveness on the cost of materials;
  • Negotiate and identify innovative solutions and mitigate the risks of price, quality, service levels and lead-time, and at same time deliver aggressive cost reduction goals through negotiation of unit price, rebates, material substitutions, and/or process improvements;
  • Develop potential alliance agreement suppliers; negotiating & forming contracts / agreements; implement agreements; drive compliance; monitor and audit agreements;
  • Ensuring at all times the procurement practices are duly updated and meet the Company policies and ensuring procedures are adhered to and are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and all legislations and/or regulations;
  • Set up, track, review, and timely report sourcing trends, budgets, savings, vendor performance, results of bidding, and negotiations;
  • Assist and work with Lubrizol Global Procurement team, to implement global contracts, and seek opportunity that local equipment or packaging can be fit into global procurement needs.
  • Communicate raw materials status and deliver the best value to company by information sharing and internal coordination with other functions
  • Have a broad insight into relevant markets and use that knowledge to bring value and opportunities to the company.


REQUIREMENTS (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements):



  • University degree or above in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration 



  • 5-8 years experience at least in multinational company in procurement on vendor evaluation & selection, pricing methods, contract reviews, commodity research methodology, and reporting
  • Chemical related experience is preferred
  • Experience with SAP is preferred


       Knowledge, technical/professional skill:

  • Initiator and challenger always seeking for continuous improvement and successful implementations of initiatives/projects
  • Strong analytical skills, fact-based and data-driven that drives direction and performance
  • Good knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Suite
  • Team player with positive attitude, honest and strong ethics practitioner
  • Sound communication skills and ability to work with people at all levels
  • Integrity is essential


       Language Skill:

  • Good command of English - spoken and written




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