Alexandre Escarra
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Senior Buyer – Gwp

Country : China

Region : Guangdong

County : Shenzhen


Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Experience : 5 to 10 years

Starting date : As soon as possible

Salary : 13k rmb

Company presentation

We design and manufacture packagings & GWP’s (Gift With Purchase) for cosmetic and fashion brands. We manage each project from start to finish : we study the trends, design your products, follow-up the production and take care of the delivery all over the world.

We have offices in France, China and in the USA.

Web : www.thegiftlab.us
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/thegiftlab.eu/

Job description

■ GWP Procurement

Handle and control the assigned GWP projects within schedules, quality and cost effectiveness.
Assign jobs to suppliers according to established policies, procedures and systems to achieve maxi-mum economic value for business expending.
Coordinate with related departments and suppliers to ensure smooth workflow. Daily update and sup-port to the sales team on technical and quotes topics.
Knowledge and sourcing of innovative and eco friendly materials while considering budget constraint ( at least once a month)
Manage sustainable industrial processes together with factories to reduce carbon footprint and energy waste during our productions
Able to collaborate with vendor to address all the engineering issue to make sure the products are developed under control and with quality required.
Develops strong relationships with suppliers and is expert in their capabilities and product categories.

■ Account Management

Communicate with globally internal stakeholders for RFQ, sample, schedule, quality, engineering, lo-gistic, issues, deadlines…
Make sure best service was provided to internal stakeholders so that more opportunities were given for each project
Provide technical input and valued advice on projects as required while matching each brief
Implements and uses management information systems to optimize communication and manage pro-jects smoothly with all stakeholders
Manage P/L report to manager by weekly base on current projects.

■ Logistic Management

Management of the logistics practice to make sure the goods can be delivered in right time, right quality and right format.
Able to contact with our assigned forwarder partner to arrange the shipment.
Paper work preparation, container ordering etc. to manage smoothly all the shipment steps after pro-duction and meet the deadlines requested.

■ Financial Control

Ensures most competitive costs are achieved on each project
Ensures best practice procedures are followed and documentation complete according to processes
Identify cost save opportunity and advise to the sales team. Be proactive in giving cost options and make proposals beyond the brief specs
Invoice collection and reconciliation with accounts


  • Master degree in purchasing management/international trade
  • A minimum of 5 years buying and sourcing experience in GWP / packaging 
  • Knowledge of materials : eco or innovative materials
  • Business oriented, accurate on processes and quality effectiveness 
  • Good communication and negotiation skill, basic economic and legal knowledge preferred (for inter-national business)
  • Fluent English (oral and written) and mandarin Chinese
  • Have passion to work in beauty industry
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