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Overseas Sourcing Specialist

  • Temporary
  • Full time
  • TAIWAN - Taipei, Taiwan

Background:

Icape Group, composed of 2 companies Icape & Cipem, has a long experience in Printed Circuit Boards and custom-made technical parts manufactured in Asia. Thanks to its worldwide organizations, the group finds the best supply solutions to its customers and relies on a professional network of suppliers.

Icape Group, growing in a fast rate, wants now to develop a new supplier network not only in Mainland China but also in other locations. This Sourcing initiative has three main objectives :

- Find new reliable and competitive factories to enrich its supplier network

- Anticipate changes in the market

- Be constantly informed of innovations made by factories

Icape Group Purchasing team is looking for a new Overseas Sourcing Specialist in Taiwan. The aim of this mission is to find new potential suppliers for the group and develop the existing supplier network in Taiwan. This position will be based permanently in Taiwan. An important part of the job will be doing business trips around Taiwan to visit factories.

Depending on the experience, this position is open for different types of profiles.

Three important points for this mission:

o Good communication skills, able to speak in English and Chinese

o Ready to meet new challenges

o Having a first experience in Commercial prospection or Purchasing/ Sourcing is preferable

Minimum Education level: Bachelor degree

Language skills: Must speak and write in English and Chinese.

Working experience: A first experience in electronic industry, as a Sales or in Purchasing department is preferable, showing interests in Sourcing activity.

Mission:

- Sourcing mainly Printed Circuit Boards manufacturers in Taiwan. A second step will be looking for factories producing custom-made technical parts like: Cable & Connector, Transformers, Power Supply, Battery, Silicone, Membrane Switch Keypad, LCD, PCBA, Plastic & Metal parts;

- Follow the Sourcing Process that includes:

o Collection of factory information and benchmark

o Do regular onsite factory visit, inspection, and report

- Develop existing supplier network in Taiwan, maintain good relationship and promote them internally;

- Be involved in major projects, help for a good communication between suppliers in Taiwan and the other departments of the Icape Group (Purchasing, Logistic, Engineering, Quality..);