About PKC

PKC Group is a global partner, designing, manufacturing and integrating electrical distribution systems, electronics and related architecture components for the commercial vehicle industry, rolling stock manufacturers and other selected segments such as wind energy industry. The Group´s global footprint including locations in North America, South America, Europe and APAC ensures a comprehensive service and production network close to the customers. More information www.pkcgroup.com


We are in search for a smart and motivated individual to take on the role of:

Strategic Sourcing Manager

The main responsibility of Strategic Sourcing Manager is to manage PKC China Regional Sourcing initiatives and offer China regional sourcing strategy proposals to management team to support China business success.

Main tasks:

  • Provide global component sourcing solutions to joint venture to achieve global sourcing targets and material cost targets
  • Support joint venture material needs for new programs and emergency needs among joint ventures and industrial channels and global channels
  • Support joint venture Capex and project sourcing, develop regional contracts for Capex sourcing
  • Develop and qualify China local suppliers as regional suppliers to all joint ventures, work with joint ventures to set up consolidate regional suppliers/volumes, centralize China purchasing/contracts
  • Lead material cost reduction effort for all joint ventures, identify material cost improvement opportunities, both unit price and consumption, set up material cost benchmarking among joint ventures
  • Optimize the Import/Export and logistics fee in China region, help joint venture to develop or enhance logistic function
  • Consolidate the sourcing data from joint ventures and prepare regional sourcing report every month,
  • Represent PKC China to interface with PKC global sourcing organization

In order to succeed in this role, you have

  • 8-year experience in sourcing and supplier chain management in commercial vehicle/automotive industry
  • minimum 3-year sourcing manager experience in automotive wiring harness industry, strong know-how of automotive wiring harness components market both China and global
  • Excellent co-operation, communication and negotiations skills
  • Strong leadership and ownership
  • Strong project management skill
  • Be able to handle frequent business travel
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese

Position type: Permanent full time
Position location: China Suzhou(city) therefore, eligible candidate is Asia citizen or has a right to work in China

If you enjoy working in international cross-cultural environment and you are receptive to innovation, goal-oriented, able to work independently and in team as well, then please do not hesitate to send your free-form application together with your English language CV and salary request to wssuzhou@pkcgroup.com