Job ref no.: CT3128516-01#0015
METRO Sourcing International Limited

Sourcing Specialist (Canned, Edible & Near Food)

METRO Sourcing International Limited

Role Purpose:

Our Sourcing Specialist is responsible for defining and implementing sourcing strategy with objectives to reduce overall cost of goods sold, increase customer participation and ensure success of projects in terms of quality and shipment reliability.

Tasks for a typical day:

  • Initiate and implement sourcing projects, develop sustainable sourcing activities in co-operation with our Sales Lines in worldwide
  • Execute sourcing strategy with objectives to reduce overall cost of goods sold
  • Ensure right service level and short-list potential suppliers
  • Identify, communicate, manage and overcome risks, gaps, and issues throughout the product development process
  • Lead supplier selection and negotiation process
  • Secure Sales Lines with full product availability along the year through efficient supply chain service
  • Analyze market prices and trends in order to provide the up-to-date market information to Sales Lines and seek for innovative solutions

Talent that we are looking for:

  • Strong market sense and knowledge in canned food, edible and grocery
  • Proficient analytical skill, negotiation skills and ability to bring about change
  • Capable of managing complex business content
  • Energetic to drive for customer success and excellent service
  • Possess strong sense of ownership and high degree of independence
  • Passionate in connecting with people and adopting high level of interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel

Experience, knowledge and skills required:

  • Degree holder in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or equivalent discipline
  • At least 5 years’ relevant sourcing and purchasing experience in Food sector / FMCG, preferable in multi-national trading companies / retailer
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English and Mandarin (with other Asian / European languages are an advantage)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel / Word / PowerPoint / Outlook) applications
  • Immediately available is highly preferred
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Sourcing Coordinator

You can enjoy:

  • Diverse and Inclusive work environment
  • Contemporary workplace
  • Flexible work hours
  • 5-day work week, 13th month salary & performance bonus
  • Professional training and career advancement opportunities
  • Training Sponsorship for personal professional development

Join us and apply now!

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3128516-01#0015
Job Function
  • Kowloon Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree
Require to Travel
  • Travel occasionally
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Education subsidies
  • Flexible working hours
  • Insurance plan
  • Marriage leave
  • Medical plan
  • Shuttle bus
  • Work from home
  • … + 6 more