Senior Sourcing Specialist (Chinese Speaking)

  • Onboarding
  • Hanoi


Crossian is a high-growth technology-driven eCommerce business. Behind our success is our people. As a start-up formed in 2020, we have created a fast-paced and dynamic environment, enabling our people to reach a collective CAGR of over 400% in just under 3 years. Our mission now is to build DTC brands and increase customer LTV by providing best-valued products backed by no-nonsense customer service policies as Customer Centricity is at the core of our values.

Position overview:

We are seeking a senior Sourcing Specialist to identify suppliers/factories in China to uphold our quality and enable timely order execution as we scale. As a senior sourcing specialist, you are expected to lead sourcing initiatives to identify top suppliers/factories in China, ensure optimal product quality, timely delivery, and cost efficiency.


Supplier Identification & Evaluation:

  • Source potential suppliers/factories in China through market research and network outreach.
  • Develop criteria for vetting new suppliers on production capabilities, quality systems, lead times, etc.
  • Assess supplier facilities and conduct capability audits.

Sourcing execution:

  • Analyse new product request from R&D team and start end-to-end sourcing projects including product match assessment, price negotiations, contracts.
  • Follow up sourcing activities to ensure on-time delivery of orders.
  • Keep tracking on sale volume of the product and proactively expand sourcing scope to ensure capability of order fulfillment from suppliers.
  • Expand partnership network by Identifying and acquiring the right suppliers and factories.

Performance management:

  • Periodically review supplier performance base on analytical data and lead improvement process with suppliers in charge.
  • Lead discussions to renegotiate contracts/pricing as needed.

Process improvement:

  • Develop suppliers/subcontractor selection criteria, negotiate price, terms and conditions, cost reduction calculation, breakdown and analyze the actual cost.
  • Develop knowledge of suppliers capabilities, capacity and performance and contribute to the right placement decisions.


  • Bachelor degree in business, Chinese language.
  • +3 years experience in sourcing/procurement with Chinese partners.
  • Experienced in sourcing new vendors in apparels in industry.
  • Have background and knowledge in Chinese culture.
  • Good understanding of business process when working with apparels factories.
  • Be familiar with sourcing platform like Ali Express, Tmall, 1688.
  • Fluent in Chinese language abilities, English is a plus.
  • Superior communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proven success in securing favorable contracts.


At Crossian, our people are the key to our success. We believe in creating an attractive total compensation package (TCP) that not only retains employees but allows them to excel in their profession. These include:

  • Competitive salary (17 - 30M VND & negotiable depending on what you bring to the table).
  • Full salary during probation.
  • 20 days of work-from-home & 12 days of paid annual leave.
  • Global health insurance package for yourself and direct family members.
  • Guaranteed 13th-month salary.
  • Quarterly bonus and year-end bonus as part of our profit-sharing program.
  • A Pantry & a Crossian Cafe stocked with goodies, ready to serve.
  • Lots of other company benefits including a 5-star annual Summer Summit, budget for frequent team building activities, and other monthly/quarterly/annual company events.
  • General company T&D Program.
  • Other benefits in accordance with the Company's Policy and Vietnam Labor Laws.