Associate Sourcing Lead II

  • Amway
  • Korea, South - Seoul
  • 4 days ago

Company Name: Amway

Location: Seoul, KR - 06164

Job Duration: 2021-10-14 to 2021-11-13


 –        Applies purchasing/procurement methodology to achieve organizational objectives, best value for the enterprise, and achievement of target return on investments (ROI).

–        Sources and purchases raw materials, manufacturing services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.  

–        Works very closely with internal clients to: identify sourcing needs; conduct buy/market profiles; define acceptable service levels.

–        Develops sourcing strategies; solicits/analyzes request for proposals; negotiates contracts and coordinates supplier integration plan with internal client.

–        Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.

–        Establish a supplier relationship management process with continuous improvement goals/programs.  Monitors market dynamics and communicates changes that affect internal client needs.

–        Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.

–        Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers’ operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

–        Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. May prepare bid packages.





§  Leads cross functional product development teams and is also the Procurement representative within Beauty products for markets, product extensions and new product categories.

§  Partners with COE Marketing and I&S to identify new suppliers and new products. Focus on leading the development and execution of various COE Beauty programs to give CLT and markets options with condensed go-to-market timelines.

§  Reviews and selects the appropriate supplier/technology to ensure that the product can be successfully launched.

§  Leads business continuance efforts (Regulatory changes, reformulation, quality, etc) and ensures supply for all existing SKU.

§  Leads the identification and implementation of cost savings opportunities to support in product margins.

§  Leads the procurement process for Beauty product categories for Global and especially focusing on newly established Beauty COE East.

§  Leads complex “transformational” and/or “optimization” projects to deliver best total value for Beauty products sourcing.

§  Responsible for executive communications regarding product development and supply assurance to ensure alignment between business and procurement.





–   Supplier Relationship Management skill

–   Very hands on Project Management capabilities.

–   Good command in both written and spoken English

–   Bachelor’s Degree on Business or related academic background preferred