Manager, Sourcing Operations A&G Sourcing – Adidas Sourcing Limited – Jawa Barat

At adidas Group, our love of sport drives who we are and what we do. But just as a ball is more than leather and thread, and a shoe more than padding and plastic, we are bigger than our products. We don’t just work to create faster shoes and lighter fabrics: We strive to help athletes everywhere perform their best. We believe that its hard work inventing the future of sport, and that’s why we love it; that when you push your limits, you make it possible for others to push theirs.
At adidas Group, this drive it what connects us, whether were working for TaylorMade, adidas, Reebok, or Rockport. Were all working toward a future motivated by passion, original thinking, and the desire to build upon a proud legacy.
From design to production to logistics to technology, every role in all our brands is connected to this. Our roles span the range of our brands, as well as spanning the globe. No matter what you do, or what country or city you do it in, your work helps make greatness possible.



Support A&G Sourcing in planning, Costing, and implementing strategic initiatives/projects that enhance efficiency and collaboration in the Sourcing organization. Participate in identifying optimal sourcing solutions to cater for a changing supplier chain environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Support implementation of strategic cross-functional projects
Support sourcing solutions projects / sub modules across A&G LOs (Liaison Office) as well as part of cross-functional teams towards achieving defined project goals
Support development of processes, structures and frameworks that support the implementation of smart solutions to improve the status quo (together with content experts)
Support project management with respect to project planning, milestone tracking and status updates
Support Costing initiative in A&G operation.
Communicate and drive strategic costing direction for A&G and ensure consistent execution of costing initiatives to meet margin expectations.
Communicate and drive strategic costing direction for NEO and ensure consistent execution of costing initiatives to meet margin expectations.
Support innovation and change in the sourcing organization
Verify and audit production lines in regards to line efficiency, material loss, yield consumption, Product complexity etc to realize capacity and time-tomarket,advantages, product quality and cost efficiency.
Analyse need for smart solutions in the sourcing area
Research on fact findings and data analysis to support improvement ideas.
Identify solution options / scenarios and quantify general improvement potential
Support effective change management for process / structural changes
Develop training plan, material and schedule for sourcing tools / process implementation
Ensure newly implemented tools / processes are being rolled-out in a standardized way across the organisation and documented in appropriate materials
Follow-up on realisation of targeted benefits
Work as a main contact point in A&G on supporting operational topics.
Lead the conversation within A&G Sourcing to identify optimal solutions on improvement.
Networking and self-development
Relationship mgmt. / networking within sourcing and supply chain community
Ensure continuous learning with respect to sourcing & supply chain trends

Key Relationships:

A&G Sourcing Senior Management
LO’s/ Suppliers
CoE (Center Of Excellence) Sourcing / Brand Ops
Footwear / Apparel Sourcing Operations
Performance Management team
Internal communication
Other GOPS functions

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Able to work independently as well as part of a team
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrating initiative and acting result oriented
Ability to accept and meet critical deadlines with good planning and organization skills
Process thinking / end-to-end mindset
Good presentation and “story telling” skills
High motivation and eagerness to learn
Good understanding of supply chain mechanics from sourcing to customer
Competent user of Microsoft Office suite
Fluent in English (oral and in writing)
Knowledge in manufacturing industry practice is a plus

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

Degree in supply chain management, business administration or similar
Minimum 4 years working experience, ideally in sourcing / supply chain related function
Project management experience is an advantage

Interested? Then join us and make a career by making a difference.
Come work in a fun, inspiring, and socially responsible environment to create and deliver
innovative products. If you are interested, please send your application to:

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