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Helen W.

Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain specialist
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Last activity Sep, 19, 2020 09:11 AM
Industry: Consumer Goods
  • United Kingdom, England, Coventry
  • Overview

    I have 13 years of strategic sourcing experience in the Far East. I presented UK, American and Turkish companies to establish their supply base in China, negotiate commercial terms with suppliers. I specialise in consumer goods. For example: The food product I sourced were sold in Tesco, ASDA, Holland & Barrett. The LED lights I sourced are installed in the Ferris Wheel of UK Hyde park. The smartphones components I sourced were sold in Turkey and the brand is the largest consumer electronic brand-Vestel.

Highlights

Total Work Experience :

13 Year(s)


Experience as a freelancer :

1 Year(s)


Total Experience in Procurement :

13 Year(s)


Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

Chinese - English

Countries i can cover :

China - United Kingdom

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Supplier Development Engineering (SDE)/Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) 13 year(s)
Printed circuits and integrated circuits and microassemblies
Discrete semiconductor devices
Passive discrete components
Electronic hardware and component parts and accessories
Electron tube devices and accessories
Automation control devices and components and accessories

Procurement sustainability 2 year(s)

Sourcing/Category Management 13 year(s)
Bedclothes and table and kitchen linen and towels
Consumer electronics
Material packing and handling
Packing
Transport services
Freight forwarders services
Transportation industry tariff comparison or freight audit services
Supplier or vendor managed freight and rebilling
Electronic Components and Supplies
Discrete semiconductor devices
Passive discrete components
Electronic hardware and component parts and accessories
Automation control devices and components and accessories
Lamps and lightbulbs and lamp components
Lighting Fixtures and Accessories
Electrical equipment and components and supplies
Education
  • Master's2019-09-01 to 2020-09-01

    Supply Chain and Logistics Management
    University of Warwick

Certifications
Professional certifications :Charted Institution of Procurement and Supply
Past Experiences
  • Tupperware Trading Services (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd | Consumer Goods

    2018-07-01 To 2019-09-01

    Strategic Buyer

    Tupperware is an American premium home products company. I managed all packaging materials with portfolio value >£11m for five APAC countries through the development and implementation of category management.


  • Vestel Electronics (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. Shenzhen branch | Consumer Electronics

    2017-04-01 To 2018-06-01

    Sourcing Specialist

    Vestel is a leading home appliances and electronic device manufacturer headquartered in Turkey. I managed smartphone and tablet internal components (portfolio value >£130m), packaging materials, automated equipment for the smartphone packing line and other spot tasks.


  • DTP Europe Ltd | Import and Export

    2008-08-01 To 2016-02-01

    Procurement Manager

    DTP was a UK trading company which imported vitamins, LED lights, and packaging materials from China to the UK and American markets. I managed all China sourcing processes from developing new suppliers to logistics arrangement to the UK and the USA.

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