APAC, Supply Chain Manager

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  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    Up to S$120000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cervantes Camacho Francisco Alonso

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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I am working exclusively with a rapidly-expanding multinational organization in the heavy machinery industry, seeking for an APAC Supply Chain Manager to take responsibility on their DC setup on from a regional to a global operations level with a strong focus in reducing transportation cost, optimization of the distribution network and supplier management.


  • Lead and guide a team of supply planners, procurement and logistics executives
  • Coordinate supply fulfillment with regional vendors ensuring capacity levels in accordance to sales forecast generated by the Global Head of Sales and Operations
  • Execute cost and quality driven supplier evaluation, selection, and development plans ensuring high standard KPI's and implement continuous improvement programs
  • Accurately allocate supply to different distribution centers located across the APAC region
  • Determine best shipping strategies by optimizing in-bound and out-bound logistics related to parts replenishment with a strong focus on transportation cost, inventory levels and lead time
  • Implement improvement plans for packaging operations linked to distribution, handling and storage
  • Maintain a close relationship with 3PL vendors and suppliers ensuring they meet the organization quality standards and procedures


  • Supplier Evaluation, Selection and Development
  • Trade Compliance
  • Distribution Center Networks Optimization
  • Leadership Experience
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic and Analytical Skills
  • Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • International Experience
  • Supply/Demand Forecast
  • Freight Operations


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or related field (MBA would be an advantage)
  • At least 5 years of experience managing international suppliers and logistics operations in a reputable organization (Heavy Machinery/Automobile/Aerospace would be an advantage)
  • At least 3 years of Managerial experience (leading buyers/planners/logistics executives)
  • Proven experience in competitive bidding process for Freight and Supplier selection
  • Supply Chain and Logistics credentials such as APICS, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 6 Sigma, Trade Compliance, MES, Incoterms (Highly preferred)
  • Availability to travel regionally 20% and globally 5%
  • Strong communication skills in English and Mandarin to be able to liaise with overseas vendors, suppliers and partners (An additional language would be an advantage)
  • International exposure to be able to work collectively with diverse teams

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Francisco Cervantes on +65 6701 1509 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R 2089806 (Cervantes Camacho Francisco Alonso).