Job ref no.: CT3131911-01#3045

Category Manager

Avery Dennison Hong Kong BV


Reporting to the Senior manager of Global procurement department to manage sourcing activities and a group of categories for the company. You will be the one responsible for the pricing, category strategies and relationship management with suppliers. 


  • Oversee the global raw material sourcing team and category team in HK and S. China
  • Conduct strategic sourcing initiatives, including fact based negotiations (supplier and industry analysis, benchmarks, cost structure analysis) for the categories
  • Rationalize the supply base by analyzing data or insights to understand industry trends and consumer trends
  • Devise long-term development strategies for categories, coordinate with related functions both locally and globally for alignment and implementation
  • Lead category projects to optimize ranges and related merchandising (e.g. hub and spoke, low cost / value material introduction) 
  • Management suppliers’ performance 
  • Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services
  • Identify supplier risk areas and execute risk mitigation actions
  • Handle / negotiate suppliers’ contracts  
  • Carry out other duties as required by global and regional leadership team
  • 8 to 10 years of relevant experience in category management 
  • Willing to collaborate with global teams in US & EU or regional offices in China or Southeast Asia. Global calls at Hong Kong night time are expected.
  • Proactive and take initiative with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Desire to take ownership in project design and delivery
  • Strong leadership skills on change management and business transformation
  • Business travel required
  • Global vision and mindset preferable
  • People management experience preferable
  • Profound verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to deal with massive data 
  • Background in supply chain / chemistry / project management is a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or supply chain management related

AVERY DENNISON IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, dis-ability, protected veteran status or other protected status.

We offer long-term career development opportunities, attractive remuneration package and fringe benefits including 5-day work, group life and medical insurance, and retirement benefits to the right candidates. 

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3131911-01#3045
Job Function
  • Kowloon Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 8 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
  • Shuttle bus