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Supplier Development Manager

Req ID: J2253439

  • Location
    Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Type Full time

Job Description

Drive the requirement compilation, development, deployment and maintenance of business process for internal team / suppliers / customers for their respective region.  Drive the incorporation of these requirements into global systems and processes wherever possible


  • Participate in development of global systems, processes and tools ensuring that regional requirements / needs have been considered and incorporated wherever possible.
  • Drive deployment of global systems, processes and tools within the region
  • Drive continuous improvement in supplier performance within the region. 
  • Ensure that supplier development activities are identified, initiated utilizing the corrective action process, and progress is monitored / measured through monthly / quarterly scorecard reviews.
  • Ensure that necessary activities are identified and executed for new suppliers / new products / new technologies that result in  performance objectives being met.
  • Provide systems assessment support as needed
  • Provide support to other regions, as able, for supplier selection, development, issue investigation / resolution, etc… of suppliers within their respective region.
  • Provide input and support to sites regarding SQE needs (i.e. numbers, skills / capabilities, roles and responsibilities, etc…)
  • Drive enhancements to global systems, processes and tools to support changing / evolving regional needs / requirements.
  • Drive regional compliance to established global systems, processes and tools
  • Ensure that global systems, processes and tools are communicated to the appropriate resources with the region
  • Measure conformance and initiates actions when non-conformances are identified
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of supplier technology capabilities (process and product) in support of current and future supply chain strategies.
  • Drive the monitoring of potential environmental, legislative, regulatory requirements and determination of their potential impacts to suppliers, Jabil sites / workcells and customers within the respective region. 
  • Determine and carry out the necessary activities to ensure compliance to both internal and external regulatory requirement.
  • Ensure an effective and efficient regionalized approach and process for qualification / validation is in place that:
    • Identify and communicates the requirements for qualification / validation to the supplier.
    • Identify required submission dates and drives on time submissions.
    • Track supplier submission dates, progress and approvals.
    • Provide timely review and approval.
  • Ensure upload of approvals to Jabil system
  • Drive corrective action for issues identified.
  • Determine risk associated with identified issues and determines disposition in a timely manner to support requirements.
  • Lead the establishment of performance targets, goals and / or objectives for the region to deliver targeted long-term goals.
  • Coordinate activities within the internal team, driving focus on delivering the outcome on scope, on time and within budget.
  • Perform the assigned functions of the role as needed / assigned.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics and trading operations in particular China.
  • Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
  • Strong financial and analytical ability.  Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
  • Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes in particular China.
  • Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
  • Strong and convincing communication skills.
  • Ability to speak and read Chinese as the candidate will liaise with China counterparts
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • With demonstrated technical expertise in one or more commodity fields.
  • Plus 5 years experience in Supply Chain field in particular Supplier or Customer Development role.
  • Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.

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