Senior Manager, Sourcing Operations OA3 (Jepara)

PURPOSE
• A key player in Global Sourcing in driving Sourcing’s vision to be the Most Agile, Most Competitive, Most Digitalized & Cleanest Supply Base in the industry.
• Lead the overall business of the Operation Centers/designated factories or factory groups and manage the relationships between adidas Group and Tier1 ensuring that adidas Sourcing objectives are met.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead the overall sourcing business, operations, and functions in designated groups of factories/operations centers, to execute the global sourcing strategies.
• Accountable for leadership of the Development & Commercialization and Production teams in the supplier groups/OCs ensuring that they fully carry out their expected JD/R&R and that all company standards are met with support from relevant functional heads when needed (including development, material, costing, quality, SEA & ME)
• Own all KPI performance of the managed vendors within assigned “Country of Origin (“CoO”) and own the relationship at Supplier Group level where relevant.
• Drive company key initiatives, such as Quality, ME/CI, SPIKE, and Tier1/Tier2 alignment programs and projects to ensure overall and supplier capabilities are industry leading / world class.
• Build and maintain close working relationships with the factory senior management and internal functional leads to ensure quick resolution of issues as well as engage them in the overall company strategies.
• Represent operations both internally & externally and foster a strategical partnership and relationship with our customers.
• Provide input and regular update of information necessary to support the allocation process.
• Ensure all operations comply with relevant local laws respecting human rights, health and safety of all employees and environment.
• Invest in people skills through Development and Training, provide ongoing coaching to the team members and take an active role in driving engagement.
• Enhance work environment considering infrastructure, SEA & labor and security.

• Streamline processes through continuous improvement techniques and tools and challenge existing standards and procedures.
• Own Direct Development (“DD”) audits to ensure Virtual & Physical sample meet adidas standards and reflect design intent.
• Role model leadership to foster a culture of Diversity Equity & Inclusion that strives for an inclusive workplace.


KEY RELATIONSHIPS
• Global Sourcing
• Headquarter (HQ) laboratory – factory laboratories.
• Product Operations
• Other Global Function Team: Social and Environmental Affairs / Government Affairs
• External stakeholders: Sourcing Suppliers, Transport, Logistics and Customs


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Have a wide experience of sourcing management concept of consumer goods.
• Strong presentation, negotiation, influencing, interpersonal and communication skills.
• Fluent in English (written and spoken)
• Strong MS Office Skills
• Strong leadership skills and ability to work with multidimensional teams.
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
• University degree in engineering/product creation or related areas
• Minimum 7+ years of work experience of which ideally 5 years were in production creation/ manufacturing and in managerial positions.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Senior Manager, Sourcing Operations OA3 (Jepara)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Jakarta
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  JT
Country/Region:  ID
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  511181
Date:  May 8, 2024