China Logistics Manager

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Posted: 2017 年 7 月 24 日
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 99658991
This China Logistics Manager role will be based in Shanghai and is rotatable depending on strategic business requirement. This position requires exceptional flexibility and adaptability in dealing with internal & external customers and the ability to provide strategic responses and effective solutions to external influences including China Customs, Governmental & Operational statutory requirements (CIQ, CCC, CSTCG, MSDS, DG etc), FG outbound and Material inbound management in support of OEM production, Holiday work schedule, Supplier’s management, Quarter end and Spring-back support etc. These are just a few of the key attributes needed for success in this dynamic and challenging logistics environment. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, and must have the ability to work independently and handle multiple projects as needed. He/She must have good analytical and problem solving skills and must be able to communicate clearly in both English and Mandarin. He/She must be able to work on his/her own initiative, and ideally having experience working within a logistics & supply-chain environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years proven logistics experience and with sound knowledge of customs regulations, international air & ocean inbound and outbound freight. Preference would include a wider knowledge on the different types of freight management i.e. bulk, parcel, domestic transportation and DC/Hub operation is a plus.
  • Must have a strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the team.
  • Ability to generate creative ideas and has excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Well verse with supply-chain and have good logistics networking relationship with key and reputable contributors in the freight industry.
  • Energetic, positive attitude and the ability to accept and manage change in a fast-paced logistics environment
  • Team player with a keen-to-learn attitude, proactive, innovative and with good leadership quality.
  • Capable of working individually or as part of a multi-task functional team to cut through ambiguity to decide and act without having the total picture and comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.


• Develop project / execution plan to support volume surge and NPI launches and ensuring suppliers compliance to Apple HSR/FSR • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess supplier’s key performance indices and implement operational improvements across the supply-chain. • Drive for operational excellence across the supply-chain in achieving on-time shipment execution at origin and maintaining product confidentiality, (zero loss, zero disclosure) for all NPI shipments. • Engage and provide sound guidance and support on new suppliers on-boarding (OEMs & freight forwarders) • Work with freight forwarders on cost savings and carbon footprint reduction initiatives through process and packaging improvements. • Periodically conduct impromptu freight forwarder’s warehouse security audits in the drive to ensure compliance to Apple’s HSR & FSR requirements. • Work closely with all Suppliers (OEMs and freight forwarders) to ensure Apple’s TDM & specific Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) are met. • Conduct monthly meetings with OEMs and freight forwarders in driving for continuous operational and process improvements. • Develop and optimize logistics networking in achieving the shortest delivery cycle-time time for inbound material movements. • Interface closely with the Worldwide / Regional Logistics team on daily operations and update them on any logistics risk, challenges & developments within China. • Able to travel as required on short notices to international or domestic cities to support China Logistics overall requirements.

Education & Experience

Qualified candidates should posses a BA degree or a minimum of 5 - 7 years of logistics /supply-chain experience holding similar or higher position.

Additional Requirements